International artists unite as part of Music Feeds concert, in support of FareShare, Help Musicians and Stagehand

Sam Smith, The Blossoms, Fontaines D.C., Newton Faulkner and Flogging Molly will join more than 30 international artists uniting to raise vital funds to fight food poverty, help struggling music acts and entertainment industry workers. “We are so grateful to Co-op for their incredible support, both throughout the Covid-19 crisis and all year round. As we battle through the third national lockdown, our staff and volunteers continue to work under challenging circumstances to get vital food supplies out to communities in need. This exciting virtual music festival serves as the perfect opportunity to bring fans across the world together – and all for…

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Duerr’s and FareShare team up to help fight hunger in the UK

British marmalade manufacturer Duerr’s has teamed up with national food charity FareShare to help tackle food poverty across the UK. As part of its mission to stop the spread of hunger, Duerr’s has set a target to donate one million breakfast portions via FareShare in its You Buy, We Donate campaign, helping to support vulnerable people across the country. For every jar of Thick Cut or Fine Cut Marmalade that is sold in Sainsbury’s and Morrisons stores nationwide, Duerr’s will donate a single serve breakfast portion to the charity. Duerr’s…

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FareShare awarded £16m grant from DEFRA to help feed vulnerable people this winter

A new grant of £16m has been awarded by the government to FareShare, to help meet an increased demand for food this winter from those most in need. “We welcome the Government’s further financial support on behalf of the 11,000 frontline charities we provide food to in England, who in turn created over 3 million meals a week to help their clients at the height of the first lockdown. Both through this winter, and through the undoubtedly tough economic conditions set to impact the country this coming year, it is…

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Palletforce Pledges Logistics & Financial Support To Food Aid Charities

EV Cargo’s Palletforce has pledged long-term support to two of the nation’s leading charities battling hunger after supporting their efforts over the last few months. The international express distribution network has committed supply chain expertise and financial support to both FareShare and the Trussell Trust after being inspired by their work and efforts to redistribute food during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the last few months, Palletforce and its members have played a key role in the UK-wide distribution of food and grocery items donated to foodbanks as part of a…

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Volkswagen partners with FareShare to help feed the nation and reduce food waste

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has partnered with fleet customer and food redistribution charity, FareShare, as well as chef and sustainability expert, Tom Hunt, to create a series of delicious, zero-waste recipes all prepared in a Volkswagen California. Of the 1.9 million tonnes of food wasted by the food industry every year in the UK, an estimated 250,000 tonnes is still edible – the equivalent of 650 million meals.* The issue of food waste has become even more topical in a year when everyone has struggled with the impact of COVID-19 and…

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