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Cleveland Classics Netball Club Foodbank Donation

Thanks to Cleveland Classics Netball Club for their food donation, it is very much appreciated. Pictured here is Anne Rose from the Club with some of our Foodbank Warehouse Volunteers.

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Helping Hands from Sacred Heart School Redcar

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Back in the autumn 2016 I was invited to speak at Sacred Heart School in Redcar. From that event i was contacted by a member of staff to say children from their school would like to volunteer to help out for the morning at our Foodbank Warehouse. We managed to arrange this to happen when […]

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Fund raising for Fresh Start packs project part of Footprints in the Community

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In October 2016 local men some volunteers from the St George’s Foodbank and Footprints Foodbank along with some foodbank clients decided to raise some money for one of our other projects Fresh Start Packs. These packs provide new or good quality second hand kitchenware, pots and pans and bedding for Foodbank clients moving into new […]

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Christmas Week Foodbank Centre Opening Times

Week beginning 26th December the following Centres are open Monday – No centres open Tuesday – No centres open Wednesday – South Bank 10am till 12noon Wednesday Footprints Redcar 12noon till 2pm Thursday St Peter’s Redcar 11am till 2pm Friday St George’s Normanby 9am till 10:30am Friday All Saints Redcar 11am till 12noon

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Big hearted Christine collects essential items for Foodbank

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Big hearted Christine Rennard has been inundated with supplies after offering to gather essential items for a foodbank close to the Wilton International site in the UK. Instead of gathering items of food, charitable Christine, who is Invoice Resolution and Cost Controller within the Finance team at Sembcorp Utilities UK, recognised that users of foodbanks […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

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With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

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David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

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MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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