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Massive Thank you for all that helped with the Food Drive at Tesco last weekend

Thank you to all the people who helped out at Tesco last weekend, we collected 110 trays of food and a £173.59 from the generous people who shop in Dalmarnock. Thank you to all who gave up your time to come along and help, and to all those who donated. Thank you also to the […]

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Help the Foodbank, Download, Print off and Display our Christmas Appeal Poster

Help support your foodbank with food and funds this Christmas, download the Christmas Appeal poster print it off and display it, see link below. 5.6.R10 Rutherglen and Cambuslang Christmas Appeal Poster (1) Thank you for your support!

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CO-OP Community Fund Event

We have been awarded a total of £3526.68 from the Co-op Community Fund, thanks to the generosity of local customers and staff.   To celebrate, the Co-op store in Rutherglen Main Street is hosting a celebration on Saturday 24th November at 10.00am when there will be cake on offer. Anne Marie, the Manager, is anticipating that the photographer from the Rutherglen Reformer will […]

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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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