Thank you to all Donors, Volunteers, & Supporters! 2021 was another record-breaking year at Incredible Surplus! You can download our annual 'Digest' here: Incredible_Surplus_Digest-2022Download While we didn't imagine we could top the efforts made in 2020, we’ve gone from strength to strength, despite the challenges of the pandemic. As you can see from this graph, … Continue reading ‘Digest’ News and Call to Action
We’re delighted to share that we’ve received funding from The National Lottery for our 'Compost Culture' project. Find out more here!
Incredible Surplus on Air!
Our very own Ann Gallagher was interviewed on Unity FM on Monday 10th January, talking about Incredible Surplus, our origins as The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham, the PayAsYouFeel model we run, and our growing projects. Mahmooda and Peter are the co-hosts of the Connecting Communities programme, and recorded this as part of their Face Footsteps … Continue reading Incredible Surplus on Air!
We want to reuse 5L tubs – can you help?
We've got a new scheme in mind, and we're looking for a regular supply of clean 5 litre (or thereabouts) lidded plastic containers to make it happen. Can you help?
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. We used the funding to buy … Continue reading We are COOL!!
How you can help Incredible Surplus
Here at Incredible Surplus, our volunteers are busier than ever! We've collected and redistributed an average of twenty tonnes of food each week since the beginning of January! In addition to the food redistribution, we've been steadily expanding what we do, redistributing a wide range of items, tending to our People's Plot allotment, and supporting … Continue reading How you can help Incredible Surplus
Christmas Update 2020
Well, we've made it to the end of the year, and what a year it's been! Many thanks to our hardworking volunteers, our loyal supporters and our donors, because this year has been like no other. We've rescued and redistributed almost double the amount we did in 2019 and are on course to have shifted … Continue reading Christmas Update 2020
Incredible Surplus on the BBC!
Did you see us on BBC Midlands Today on Friday? Bob Hockenhull and the team visited us at Kings Heath to see our food distribution and takeaway service. Well done to Dibah and Fabrice and our featured customers for their interviews and to all our wonderful volunteers and donors without whom this wouldn't be possible! … Continue reading Incredible Surplus on the BBC!
We love a bit of partnership working! #SharingIsCaring!We've been working with New Roots Housing to provide the food for cooking sessions with their residents, led by Birgit from Change Kitchen. This week they made 65 meals of vegetable stir fry noodles with an apple and peach crumble for dessert. Looks delicious, guys!
Bags Of Taste!
Here's another wonderful initiative we're supporting!#SharingIsCaring https://www.facebook.com/BrumSlowFood/photos/a.1854681238155695/2520874448203034/