Cyrenians are hosting a free FareShare information event on Thursday 9th March from 11am at the Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Redbrae Road, Camelon, FK1 4DD.
The event will include details on how to become a FareShare member, along with a 20 minute presentation by Cyrenians, followed by a short question and answer session.
FareShare rescues food that would otherwise go to waste and deliver it to people who need it, benefitting vulnerable people in communities and supplying non-profitable and charitable organisations, such as youth groups, residential projects and lunch clubs. All food is in-date and good to eat, but is surplus for a number of reasons, including overproduction or labelling errors.
The project covers Central and South East Scotland, including Falkirk and the Forth Valley area, the Lothians, Edinburgh and the Borders.
Charities and other not-for-profit organisations working with vulnerable people, who provide food (or would like to provide food) during the course of their work, are eligible for FareShare membership, and through the project can access surplus food from the UK’s largest supermarkets, producers, bakeries and suppliers.
The information event will allow attendees to meet with someone individually, in order to learn more about how FareShare works and how it may benefit their organisation.
There will also be more details about the different ways to access the FoodShare project, including:
- FareShare Membership: this gives regular access to surplus food via local regional distribution centres, which provide a variety and volume, via delivery or collection, for a small fee
- FareShare FoodCloud: this is a free scheme allowing collection of short life food directly from local participating retailers
To book your place at the FareShare information event, please visit the FareShare Eventbrite page.
For further information, contact Cyrenians by phone: 0131 554 3900, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, visit the Cyrenians website.