20,892
Volunteer hours given in 2018-2019
1,468
Tonnes of food redistributed in 2018-2019
232
Community Food Members supplied in 2018-2019
3,470,440
Meals provided in 2018-2019

How we fight hunger and food waste

We save good food from going to waste…
Hundreds of tonnes from the food industry.
redistribute it around Greater Manchester…
From Wigan to Stockport.
to charities, schools and community groups…
over 200 of them including children’s clubs, homeless hostels and refuges.
…who turn it into meals for vulnerable people
Last year we redistributed enough food for over 3,000,000 meals.

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FareShare is the only charity to take food from the wholesale level of the food industry

The vast majority of surplus occurs before food even gets to the supermarket. Each FareShare regional centre takes that food and redistributes to those in need. FareShare Go is our supermarket collection service, which deals with supermarket-level surplus.