Did you know that 1 in 8 people in the UK regularly go hungry, yet thousands of food is wasted every year? The story is no different in the North East as more than 500,000 people are living in poverty, including 150,000 children.

Food insecurity and hunger are a shocking yet normal part of everyday life for thousands of individuals across the region every single day. At FareShare North East, we strive to fight hunger and tackle food waste in the most deprived areas of the North East, ensuring that meals go to those who require them most. In order to achieve our core mission, we need your help. Here’s what you can do:

Make A Donation

Every donation, big or small, will go straight towards support our daily operations – helping to get food out to those who need it most. View donate page.


Be a Food Hero! Whatever your skills, passions and time availability, we will help you find the perfect volunteer role. View volunteer page.

Attend an Event

Keep an eye out for events that will help raise funds for FareShare North East. View Events page.

Corporate Partnerships

We are proud to work with fantastic corporate partners who play a vital role supporting our work. View Corporate Partnerships page.

Staff Vacancies

You could join our friendly office and warehouse team to help feed people first. View vacancies page.

Fundraise for Us

Whether it’s holding a bake sale or taking on a tough challenge, the money you raise for FareShare North East will make a huge difference. View Fundraising page.

If you have any questions, please Contact Us and a member of staff will get back to you. If you want to find out more about how our supporters are getting involved, check out our Facebook and Twitter.