Fareshare

www.fareshare.org.uk
Charity first registered in the UK on 14/10/2003 no: 1100051
Charities Commission data

This charity employs 97 people and has 150 volunteers.

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What has this charity achieved?
Period Output/
Impact
Intervention
period
Unit cost
04/01/2017 - 03/31/2018
772390 People accessing food£7
£51,000,000 Socio-economic saving
Documents
Description Type Download
Impact Report by NEF Consulting Research report
UN Sustainable Development Goals
2 Zero Hunger
3 Good health & wellbeing
10 Reduced Inequalities

How it works

Provides ServicesProvides Advocacy/advice/informationActs As An Umbrella Or Resource Body

Where it operates

Throughout England And Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

Who it helps






What it does

General Charitable Purposes
Education/training
The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Environment/conservation/heritage
Economic/community Development/employment


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 6 grant making charities totalling £5,657,500

When Amount Donor To be used for
22/03/2018 £5,000,000 National Lottery Community Fund This charity will use the funding to transform people's lives through food across the UK. With 270,000 tonnes of edible food being destroyed every year, FareShare delivered good surplus food to almost 7,000 charities and community groups in 2017. This funding will enable the charity to expand its work across its regional centres, saving more edible food in order to distribute to more charities and community groups. The food will be used to bring people together, build relationships and reduce loneliness.
31/01/2018 £80,000 Dulverton Trust UK wide operations
28/02/2017 £177,500 Nesta Second Half Fund programme grant to Fareshare Grant Ref AC00603
28/02/2017 £100,000 Comic Relief Driving National growth - achieving local impact
31/01/2017 £40,000 Dulverton Trust UK wide operations
31/05/2016 £95,000 Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of the UK Food Team at a charity that works throughout the UK to redistribute surplus food
30/04/2014 £165,000 City Bridge Trust £165,000 over three years (£60,000; £55,000; £50,000) towards the salary costs of a London Development Manager plus running costs of a project creating satellite distribution centres in London.
Awards received

Over the last three years they've won the following awards:

Award name
Charity Times 2017 Awards Charity of the Year, income £1-5m
Charity Awards 2017 Environment & Conservation
Third Sector Awards 2017 Charity of the Year

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/03/2017 £5,446,000 £5,769,000 -£323,000 £2,248,000 4 97 150
31/03/2016 £5,166,138 £3,803,386 £1,362,752 £2,570,572 8 53 140
31/03/2015 £2,993,353 £2,728,729 £264,624 £1,207,820 5 43 140
31/03/2014 £2,610,376 £2,247,299 £363,077 £943,196 5 31 550
31/03/2013 £2,385,446 £2,160,836 £224,610 £580,119 3 24 550
31/03/2012 £1,812,800 £1,647,231 £165,569 £419,534 3 24 0
31/03/2011 £1,983,978 £1,844,635 £139,343 £189,940 2 18 340
31/03/2010 £1,254,251 £1,319,715 -£65,464 £133,603 1 16 309
31/03/2009 £1,161,729 £1,294,017 -£132,288 £116,061 -1 14 300
31/03/2008 £1,274,600 £1,079,094 £195,506 £248,349 2 14 288
31/03/2007 £1,077,515 £1,118,239 -£40,724 £52,843 0 14 0
31/03/2006 £772,474 £734,616 £37,858 0
31/03/2005 £300,656 £333,254 -£32,598 0

Trustees

This charity has 11 registered trustees.

  • Helen Margaret Sisson
  • John George Bason
  • John Murray Raynor Hinton
  • Lucy Jane Danger
  • Paola Bergamaschi Broyd
  • Peter Malcolm Freedman
  • Stephen Allan Robinson
  • Steven Jackson Obe Dl
  • Tony Sykes
  • Vincent Craig
  • William Garnett
Objectives

3. THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS (THE "OBJECTS") ARE: (A) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND THE PRESERVATION AND PROMOTION OF GOOD NUTRITION, GOOD HEALTH AND SOCIAL IMPROVEMENT AMONG PEOPLE WHO ARE SUFFERING FROM SOCIAL, ECONOMIC OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES MAY IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK FIT BUT PARTICULARLY THROUGH: (I) THE COLLECTION AND REDISTRIBUTION OF SURPLUS FOOD; AND (II) THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO UNDERTAKE VOLUNTARY WORK. (B) THE ADVANCEMENT OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY PROVIDING TRAINING IN THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR; AND THE FURTHERANCE, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, THE CONSERVATION PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT BY PROMOTING THE REDUCTION OF WASTE (IN PARTICULAR FOOD WASTE) AND ITS ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS.