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Foodbank opening hours over Christmas and New Year period

Over the next two weeks, the foodbank opening hours will be: – Rutherglen Monday 25th December  – CLOSED Thursday 28th December – OPEN 12:30 to 2:30 Monday 1st January – CLOSED Thursday 4th January – OPEN 12:30 to 2:30 Whitlawburn Tuesday 26th December – CLOSED Tuesday 2nd January – CLOSED Tuesday 9th January – OPEN 6:00 […]

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SOS for help in the WAREHOUSE Friday 11am

We need some extra help at this time to sort out the many generous donations that we are receiving in the warehouse. This just happens at this time of the year, and it speaks highly of the generous community in which we live.   I know this is a very busy time for all, but can […]

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Thank You for your help with the Food Drive

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who helped over this last weekend to make our FOOD DRIVE a huge success this weekend. So many people helped  in so many ways. Thank you to everyone.   And what a result…………….we collected 194 trays of food plus two enormously massive bags of toilet/kitchen rolls and  £109.75 in cash at TESCO […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar for the Foodbank

You may have heard about the lovely idea of Reverse Advent Calendars. Essentially this involves putting one item of food aside each day leading up to Christmas and donating this to a foodbank to help families at a time when they are most in need. It’s also a great project to get children involved in. […]

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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?

warehouse volunteers chatting about tinned food

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

voluteer chatting to client over tea and biscuits

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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