Hello again! Hope you're keeping well.So, what have we been up to in the last week or so? TRJFPBrum volunteers are still really busy, working 7 days a week intercepting and sorting food for distribution, in conjunction with The Active Wellbeing Society, Fareshare, Birmingham City Council and many other organisations to get food and supplies … Continue reading TRJFP Brum Activity Update
So, how's everyone doing?We're a few weeks into this now and The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham volunteers are busier than ever collecting and redistributing food in partnership with other organisations. Between the 20th and 31st March we distributed food to 5822 people! How can you help? Firstly, direct anyone who needs assistance to https://theaws.co.uk/relief/ … Continue reading TRJFP Brum Activity and How You Can Help
So all over the region - groups like ourselves and TAWS (The Active Wellbeing Society), covid-19 support, and BVSC are working together to collect and distribute food so that people in need, and people who can't leave their homes to get food, can eat.Keep watching our Facebook and Twitter feeds for the most up to … Continue reading Covid-19 Activities
If you've been watching the news (who hasn't?!) then you will know that all our cafés are now closed until further notice.We will still be distributing food waste as and when we're given it, mainly from our Sharehouse in Winson Green, but potentially from other locations; keep watching Facebook and Twitter for updates of what … Continue reading Coronavirus: all cafés closed until further notice
“It’s absolutely fantastic to come here. It’s so welcoming.” Marie Marie has volunteered at our Ladywood Café for around a year after being welcomed in whilst passing through the Ladywood Community Centre. She has no dependants or ties and offered her help with the boutique. She says, running the cafe and cooking food for the … Continue reading Ladywood café – Marie
Delicious Magazine have teamed up with the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) to find the People’s Favourite Restaurant 2018 – the go-to place for food that not only tastes good but does good too. How you can get involved Help find this year’s People’s Favourite and you could win a fabulous mini-break at Les Orangeries, an … Continue reading Nominate Us and Maybe Win a Mini Break!
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
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!
Hi everyone, Lots of things to tell you about, it's been a busy few weeks at TRJFP Brum! We were visited by Charlotte Watkivs from A Zero Waste Life, who wrote a lovely blog post about us. You can read it here. We rolled out our new induction training programme for volunteers. Thank you to … Continue reading Sharing is Caring!
Wow! Two posts from us in two days; aren't you lucky! We here at The Real Junk Food Birmingham just wanted to clarify something that some of you may have seen in the media yesterday (Monday 30th January) which has caused some confusion. There was an article at the end of the evening bulletin on BBC Midlands Today … Continue reading Where TRJFP Brum Food Comes From