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Our FareShare Miles For Meals Challenge Journey

Our FareShare Miles For Meals Challenge Journey


At INTX, one of our core values is community and we believe in the power of community and the importance of giving back. That’s why when FareShare announced their Miles for Meals Challenge in March, we knew it was a worthwhile initiative that we couldn’t wait to be a part of.

Who are FareShare?

FareShare are a UK-based charity dedicated to fighting hunger and food waste. They work tirelessly to redistribute surplus food to frontline charities and community groups, providing nutritious meals to vulnerable individuals and families. Their mission aligns closely with our values at INTX, which made participating in this challenge all the more worthwhile.

What is the FareShare Miles for Meals Challenge?

The FareShare Miles for Meals Challenge was a fundraising initiative in March 2024 aimed at combating food insecurity while promoting physical activity. Participants were tasked with logging miles through walking or running with the goal of logging 100 miles per participant throughout the month of March.

Why We Chose to Participate

We are committed to making a positive impact, both within our organisation and beyond. Participating in the FareShare Miles for Meals Challenge allowed us to support a cause we believe in while fostering teamwork among our team members. It was an opportunity to come together, get active, and make a tangible difference in the lives of others.

Our Team’s Success

When we first embarked on the journey, we set the goal of logging 1000 miles collectively. Little did we know, our team’s enthusiasm would exceed all expectations. Encouraged by our team members’ dedication and passion, we pushed ourselves even further, setting a new goal of logging 1500 miles throughout March. It was a challenge we were determined to conquer, and our team rose to the occasion with unwavering commitment.

To add an extra element of fun and friendly competition, we split into two groups: the under 40s team and the over 40s team. Both groups showed incredible dedication and determination, with each member contributing to our collective success. The over 40s team emerged victorious, logging an impressive 964.22 miles! The under 40s team also put in a valiant effort, logging 840.28 miles. It was a friendly rivalry that brought out the best in all of us and added an extra layer of excitement to the challenge.

Fundraising Results

We are thrilled to announce that our team raised a total of £645 (including Gift Aid) and logged a total 1,804.5 miles during the challenge! This generous contribution will go directly towards supporting FareShare’s vital work and provide enough food to make 3,225 meals for those who need them most. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who donated and supported us along the way.

Moving Forward

As we reflect on our journey with the FareShare Miles for Meals Challenge, we are filled with pride and gratitude. It was a truly rewarding experience that brought our team closer together while making a meaningful impact in the fight against hunger. We look forward to continuing our partnership with FareShare and finding new ways to give back to our community.