Are you a non-profit organisation looking to save money on food costs to ensure your users get the most support you can offer?

Our Fareshare NE service is looking to welcome more community projects to their client list. They currently serve 96 projects in the region, providing fresh and frozen food at a minimal membership fee so you can provide hot and healthy meals all year round.

Get in touch with Michael Shields, General Manager FareShare North East & Senior Retail Manager, via email or telephone:

michael.shields@changing-lives.org.uk / 0191 278 1895


To find out more about our social enterprise team and our other social enterprises, including our charity shop and furniture warehouse, please contact
Changing Lives on t: 0191 232 5699 or email: central.office@changing-lives.co.uk

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