Save Landfill Costs & Fight Food Poverty With Your Surplus Food Waste

Sign up to FareShare North East Now

Be part of a national scheme that allows us to redirect your surplus, safe and in-date food to community groups across the North East.

Product supplied by the food industry provides us with perfectly good food that we distribute to local projects supporting vulnerable people.

The food is used to supply lunch clubs, childrens’ breakfast clubs, food banks, community groups and homeless hostels across the region.

FareShare is a tried and tested solution: with over 15 years experience working with the food industry. Our National and Regional suppliers include:

Some of our Regional suppliers

Safe and Secure…

Food safety and traceability is top of our agenda.

  • We operate a national HACCP plan to ensure the highest food safety standards.
  • Full online and hard copy food traceability systems are in-place for peace-of-mind throughout the supply chain.
  • FareShare North East achieved a 2013 Gold Award following a NFS Food Safety Audit.

Everyone’s a Winner…

As well as helping to support thousands of people in-need every year, the benefits of signing-up to FareShare North East for your company include:

  • Helping you meet your waste target
  • Reduction of your carbon footprint
  • Reduction in waste disposal costs
  • Increased Corporate Responsibility by working with an organisation that has a major social and environmental impact
  • PR opportunities for raising your profile

Get on board…

To find out more about our work, and how we can work together to end food poverty and food waste in the North East, email or call our Project Manager, Ben Lock:

T: 0191 2781895 E: ben.lock@changing-lives.org.uk

North East of England Regional Centre, c/o YHN, NFS Unit 5, Greenfinch Way, Gateway West, Newburn Riverside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 8NX

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How we work

National food distributors supply FareShare North East with food every day where it is stored safely in our warehouses for re-distribution across the region.

Supply us

The types of food we regularly receive include:

  • Pasta
  • Bread and rice
  • Pasta sauces
  • Frozen food
  • Cereal
  • Tea and coffee
  • Tinned foods
  • Chilled & fresh food
Help us

Food is stored safely and then distributed to food banks and community groups across the region.

  • Hostels
  • Night Shelters
  • Day Centres
  • Breakfast Clubs
  • Women's Refuges
  • After-School Clubs
Access us