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FareShare Sussex meets MidSurrey Community Fridges: the need in Surrey, serving the “quiet people” and the increasing demand

FareShare Sussex is already delivering surplus food to 14 projects in the most deprived areas in Surrey. In the last year, we have been working together with partner organisations to get a permanent home for FareShare in Surrey. We talked to many people to discover more about how things really are on the ground, including Clare Davies Chief Executive at Mid Surrey Community Fridges.

A message from Dan – our Chief Executive Officer

Dan Slatter joined the team last month as Chief Executive Officer and he’s really passionate about fighting food poverty and preventing that no good food goes to waste.

OUR IMPACT IN 2021/2022

Last month, we published our impact report and we wanted to share our extraordinary achievements in Sussex & Surrey during 2021/2022.

ShopWise in Sheerwater, Woking: fostering local networks, building trust in the community, and encouraging healthy eating.

Here Food Wise operations manager Shani Orchard tells us about their most recent project – ShopWise the community shop set up in March this year. ShopeWise is the first eco food store opened by Food Wise – a Guildford-based charity devoted to delivering local food provision, training and education. Read more…

Beyond Stigma: Uckfield Community Fridge – Free Food for Everyone!

We’ve recently welcomed Uckfield Community Fridge to our network of community food members. We spoke with one of the directors, Amy Fieldhouse… Read our conversation and learn more about this incredible project!

Sharing surplus food across a wider community: The West Sussex Community Fridge Network continues to expand

Littlehampton Community Fridge’s Sarah Renfrey spoke with Valerie Hart recently about how she set up the first in a network of ‘fridges’ across West Sussex.