We are COOL!!

What’s the big news this week? We are COOL !!

This is all thanks to the Resource Action Fund from WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme).

Funding became available in 2020/21 from the Resource Action Fund Covid-19 Emergency Surplus Food Grant to help organisations like ours collect more surplus. 

A volunteer in an Incredible Surplus t-shirt, face mask, and bobble hat unloads a crate of lettuces from the new electric refrigerated van.

We used the funding to buy a refrigerated electric van so that we no longer have to transport chilled food products in cool boxes.

We also no longer use inefficient domestic fridges and freezers at our Sharehouse in Winson Green, with thanks to the Resource Action Fund, since having a walk-in chiller and freezer unit installed.

View of the newly installed walk-in freezer

With this extra storage space we can now accept more chilled and frozen food to distribute to communities, groups and charities in and around Birmingham – preventing perfectly edible food from being binned.

Colourful fruits and vegetables on a shelf in the new walk-in-fridge

As always, thanks to all our amazing donors and volunteers. #SharingIsCaring

Everything we do is Pay As You Feel; anyone can eat and shop with us for a donation, or by volunteering time.

Thanks for your support.

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