There are moments in your life where you need to give your time to other people.Irian Soon we will say goodbye to volunteer Irian, a young man who grew up in Tahiti, an island part of French Polynesia in the Central South Pacific Ocean. It’s a French version of Hawaii, Irian says. In total, the … Continue reading Irian – a volunteer from Tahiti
Hi All! This is just a quick post to let you know that the Sharehouse is going to be closed over the next few weeks to enable some maintenance to take place. Watch this space...
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!
Do you know any families who use nappy pants/pull-ups? If so, they might be interested to hear that we've had a large donation of size 4 and size 5 Pampers Premium Active Fit Nappy Pants at our Sharehouse in Winson Green. We've already passed lots on to local charities, women's shelters and hospitals, but we have … Continue reading Make it snappy if you’d like some nappy pants!
Have you visited our Sharehouse* in Winson Green yet? (*a Sharehouse is a Pay-As-You-Feel supermarket - for more information click here) If no, is it because our opening days/hours didn't work for you? We have good news if that's the case; we're going to be extending our opening hours and opening on more days! Tuesdays 9:00am – … Continue reading Extended Sharehouse Opening Hours!
Hi everyone, Due to preparations for the upcoming elections, some of Ladywood Health and Community Centre will be out of use for us for a few days - including the hall we use for Freegan Boxes. We looked into alternative spaces, but there were just too many logistical issues to overcome in time, so we have … Continue reading *No Freegan Boxes 28th April*
This week TRJFP Brum went on an adventure to the countryside! Joining forces with Feedback, we provided a delicious lunch for all of the lovely volunteers, as well as pitching in with the gleaning ourselves. What is gleaning, I hear you ask? Gleaning is the age-old practice of harvesting leftover crops. The UK Gleaning Network … Continue reading A Grand Day Out Gleaning
One of the best April fools jokes ever was played by the BBC when they reported on the growing of “spaghetti bushes”, showing bushes covered in spaghetti that was said to be drying in the sun after harvesting. Considering this was 1957, people could be forgiven for being taken in by this. However, it seems … Continue reading So spaghetti doesn’t grow on trees and pasta isn’t made from meat?!