Meet the FareShare Yorkshire team:
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Mark joined FareShare Yorkshire in 2010 and is a vastly experienced and qualified Warehouse and Fork Lift Truck Trainer. Mark leads and assesses our fantastic Employability Programme, helping individuals on a path to further training and employment which also supports our operations teams. Mark is able to train, assess and independently verify QCF (NVQ) qualifications as well as provide Fork Lift Truck training and assessment. During the pandemic Mark is overseeing our surplus collections systems.
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Steve joined us in June 2018 to manage our newly relocated Sub-Regional Centre in Leeds. He has over 20 years of food retail experience and he is excited to lead our Leeds-based team which works with Leeds City Council to supply quality surplus food to more organisations than ever before. If you have a query or want to volunteer at our Leeds SRC please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Pete started working for FareShare Yorkshire in 2014 when FareShare in Leeds was launched. He now works in the Development team and supports organisations to become Community Food Members. If you would like to discuss how to access surplus food from FareShare Yorkshire please contact email@example.com or call 07921 852 638.
Jonathan joined FareShare Yorkshire in June 2017 and has responsibility for volunteering, fundraising, regional food supply, expanding the number of charities and community groups we can support and working with our Chief Executive on any new development work. If you would like to discuss a potential new area of activity or partnership please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01226 235282.
Adam joined the team in February 2002 and is responsible for leading the food operations teams based in Barnsley and Leeds. He has vast experience and knowledge of Food Hygiene and Safety as well as food redistribution and logistics. He oversees the delivery and collection of surplus food, the methods by which it is sorted and stored, its timely dispatch to hundreds of frontline organisations and our vehicle fleet. If you have a question about deliveries or collections please email him at email@example.com or call 01226 757035.
Keely joined FareShare Yorkshire in 2015 as an apprentice operative. As a Shift Supervisor she oversaw and mentored our employability trainees, ensuring that quality surplus food was sorted, logged, picked, packed and dispatched for hundreds of Community Food Members. Now as our Warehouse Coordinator in Barnsley she supports the rapid growth of our operations so more frontline charities can benefit.
Jason joined our team in November 2018 after successfully completing our John Lewis Foundation-funded employability programme. He achieved two ITSSAR accredited forklift truck permits and volunteered both as a driver and operative.
Thanks to funding from the ASDA Fight Hunger Create Change Programme he joined our Leeds warehouse to help us support more vital frontline projects. He now supports the Leeds warehouse three days a week.
Duncan volunteered at our Barnsley warehouse for 14 years and has supported FareShare Yorkshire for the majority of its journey so far.
Thanks to funding from the ASDA Fight Hunger Create Change Programme, he is now employed by the charity to make essential collections and deliveries.
James joined FareShare Yorkshire as a volunteer in 2018 and helped us to deliver surplus food to frontline projects across Doncaster each week. He successfully completed our employability programme, achieving two accredited forklift truck permits, and now works full-time in our Sub-Regional Centre as our Warehouse Supervisor.
Gareth has been FareShare Yorkshire’s Chief Executive since 2013 and working with the Board of Trustees has the overall responsibility for the leadership, management and strategic direction of the charity. Gareth is excited about the growth plans for the charity over the coming months and years to ensure that FareShare Yorkshire plays a major part in tackling Food Insecurity issues and ensuring everyone has access to the food they deserve.