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!

Food for Thought: Growing Communities

October 15th 6:30 - 8:30pm Free event - Register Now! Because we can't meet in person, we have planned the 3rd annual Food for Thought event, which is held on the eve of World Food Day each year as a virtual tour to visit some of our cities community growing projects. Book your ticket now … Continue reading Food for Thought: Growing Communities

Incredible Surplus is born!

Welcome to our new look Incredible Surplus website. If you've not heard of us before, we used to be called The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham and have been collecting and redistributing waste food since 2014. For various reasons, our old name wasn't really working for us. People misunderstood what it meant, and it also … Continue reading Incredible Surplus is born!

Ladywood café – Alice

For the last two years, Alice and her colleague have been coming along to the Ladywood Community Centre to help with cooking food in the kitchen for the Real Junk Food Project Birmingham café there. Through her work with the charity, Active Well-Being Society, she came to discover the Real Junk Food Project Birmingham and … Continue reading Ladywood café – Alice

Working With Waitrose At Hobs Moat

The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham would like to say a huge THANK YOU to in Solihull for partnering with us and supporting our Hobs Moat Community Café and Food Boutique, which we launched in May. Our dedicated volunteers collect items that Waitrose can no longer sell, and deliver them to our Hobs Moat community café. Anything that … Continue reading Working With Waitrose At Hobs Moat

We’re still happy for you to have nappies – and baby milk too!

Hello all! We've had a great response to our nappy pant surplus. Lots of people have requested them by email (see details below for what we have and how to get some), but if you haven't been in touch and would like some (or would like more!) we still have plenty left! We also have … Continue reading We’re still happy for you to have nappies – and baby milk too!