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SOS Help needed at BIG SORT – Take 2

Dear All First a big thank you to all of you who came along on Monday to help with The Big Sort. Unfortunately, as those who were there know, due to circumstances completely out with our control, we were unable to get the food from Morrison’s warehouse, where it had been stored over the weekend. […]

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The Big Sort Monday 1st October

We will be sorting and packing all the donations on Monday 1st October in St Columbkille’s Hall, so please try to come along to help with that too. At present we are hoping to be ready to sort the food at 11.00am.  The SORT usually takes about 2 hours….. but even if you can only come for a shorter time then that […]

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Food Drive at Morrison’s, Cambuslang on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September 2018

First of all, thank you so much for your willingness to help out at the Food Drive at Morrison’s, Cambuslang on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September 2018.   We are looking for people                 The response has been good and if anyone can help with the unfilled slots on Friday the 28th […]

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**HELP** MORE VOLUNTEERS needed for WAREHOUSE and for TRANSPORT **HELP**

The Transport Team are the drivers who mainly transport the orders to Whitlawburn and Cambuslang Centres each week at a time of their own choosing. They also help to uplift donations from schools, churches etc as requested. The Monday Warehouse Team work in the Warehouse in St. Columbkille’s, on a rota basis, each Monday from […]

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“EAT” at St Bride’s Church in Cambuslang

Come and join us at St Brides Parish Hall, 21 Greenlees Road, Cambuslang every Wednesday, from 12noon to 2PM for a free hot meal, everyone welcome. To see download the poster click on the Eat Flyer link below Eat Flyer

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Rutherglen & Cambuslang Foodbank seeking new Manager

 Foodbank Manager Rutherglen & Cambuslang Foodbank provided food packages for over 3000 people last year, and there is an expectation that this number to increase. We are committed to providing help to some of the most under privileged people in our local community and are currently looking for a volunteer Foodbank Manager to join the […]

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Community Funding Award from the Co-op

Here is some great news!!!!! What a terrific result. FOODBANK NEWS: CO-OP Money The funding period for your project on the Local Community Fund finished on 8 April 2017. Congratulations, you’ve been awarded a total of £2,643.24 A big thank you to Co-op members This funding comes from Co-op members and customers – they will […]

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

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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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

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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