We’re delighted to have, once again, been selected as one of the beneficiary charities for the Co-op supermarket Local Causes scheme.
Co-op members can choose our parent charity, EMERGE 3Rs, as their cause to support, simply by presenting their membership card at the till when paying for selected own-brand products, and the Co-op will donate a percentage of the value to FareShare Greater Manchester.
If you don’t have a membership card, signing up is quick and easy. Just visit https://membership.coop.co.uk/new-registration and fill in the form. Once you’re a member, go to our page (EMERGE 3Rs) and select us. From then on, every time you shop, as well as stocking your own larder, you could be helping to provide food to the good causes we support across Greater Manchester.
So if you do some of your Christmas shopping at the Co-op this December, you could be giving people in need a little gift too.
The scheme is valid at any Co-op store in the UK, including Northern Ireland.
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.