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WAREHOUSE SOS Tuesday 10th July

We will be receiving a large Tesco delivery at the FOODBANK Warehouse on Monday 9th July. On Tuesday we hope to sort and store this Tesco delivery. We are expecting around 3000 items! Most will be shrink wrapped so it is not as arduous as the big sort but the more helpers we have the quicker it will be done. Could anyone […]

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Thank you to all concerned with the recent FOOD DRIVE at Morrison’s

Hi Everyone, A massive THANK YOU to everyone who helped over this weekend to make our FOOD DRIVE a huge success. So many people helped in so many ways. Thank you to everyone. And what a result…………….we collected over 200 trays of food plus £208.36 in cash at Morrison’s this weekend. Thank you to everyone who helped achieve this. Thanks […]

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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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