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In January this year FARE were approached by Morrison’s supermarket at Glasgow Fort who were looking to link with a local organisation in order to distribute some of the huge amounts of waste food they were having to throw away each week. After meeting with Morrisons it was agreed that FARE would collect foods that […].
Following on from FARE’s achievement of being the first organisation in Scotland outwith local authority and uniformed groups to be accredited with Duke of Edinburgh’s Award licensing authority, in November 2015 we had a visit from HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex to officially unveil our license. The Prince had a look round our building […].
We had a visit in December 2015 from Judy Murray, who came to FARE to learn more about some of the services we provide with the support of Sports Relief funding. Judy spoke to some of the young people FARE work with in secondary schools as well as some of our staff and apprentices to […].
In March Bob and Annette Holman, two people who have been invaluable to FARE over the years, were very deservingly recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Scottish Association of Social Workers. Some of the staff who have worked closely with the couple over the years travelled to Edinburgh to attend the ceremony. Bob […].
In the last year FARE has been successful in becoming an official SQA accredited centre. This allows us to deliver SVQ Level 2 Awards in Youth Work to secondary school pupils and also means we are able to assess our Modern Apprentices’ Level 3 Awards in-house. We are approaching the final months of our 1 […].
In December 2015 FARE were finalists in the Scottish Sports Futures Awards and one of our volunteers, David Weir, won an award in the volunteer category. David was also nominated for an Evening Times Community Champion Award along with fellow FARE volunteer Darryl Bell in recognition of the hard work they do and the impact […].
2015 marked FARE’s 25th anniversary and in celebration of this we held an event in October in the Crown Plaza Glasgow. Around 180 of FARE’s staff, past and current service users, partners and funders gathered to celebrate the work that FARE do and the impact we have had on the communities we work in, as well […].