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Urgent Help Needed: Food Drive: Morrison’s, Cambuslang on 24th and 25th October

The next Food Drive for the Foodbank is at the end of the month and we are still looking for more help with the following times. Could you help us with any of these? Thursday 24th October 9 am to 11 am 11 am to 1 pm 1 pm to 3 pm 3 pm to […]

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Harvest Donation

The Foodbank Manager, Frances Grant, had the pleasure of meeting the “charity representatives” from each class at Parkview Primary School on Thursday 26th September and to collect a massive Harvest Food Donation… 51 bags!! The donation was from all the children, families and staff in Parkview Primary School for Rutherglen & Cambuslang Foodbank. This extremely […]

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Fund raiser at the Great Scottish Run Half Marathon

Heather Buchan a volunteer in Rutherglen & Cambuslang Foodbank is taking part in the Great Scottish Run Half Marathon in the hope of raising funds for the foodbank. If you would like to support her efforts go to http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/HeatherBuchan5 Thank you for all your support.

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Huge thanks to the Laurie Ross ladies

Huge thanks to the ladies from Laurie Ross who raised£1,248 for Rutherglen and Cambuslang Foodbank by doing the Kiltwalk on our behalf. A fantastic amount which demonstrates their commitment and drive to help local people and our foodbank.

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Ged Killen MP visits Rutherglen Foodbank

Ged Killen MP and his assistant Stephanie (PA) came to Rutherglen last Thursday to help in the food bank while Ged is in Recess from Parliament. Ged has been very supportive of our Foodbank for some time….visiting our Cambuslang Centre on more than one occasion with donations. Everyone appreciated their visit to the food bank […]

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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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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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