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Easter Closures at the Foodbank

The Foodbank in the Baptist Church, Cambuslang will be closed on Friday, 30th March as it is a Public Holiday. The Foodbank in St Columbkille’s Rutherglen will be closed on Monday 2nd April as it is a Public Holiday. The Foodbanks will be open at all of their other scheduled times.

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THANK YOU – for helping with the food drive and the Big Sort

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who helped over last weekend to make our FOOD DRIVE a huge success this. So many people helped in so many ways. Thank you to everyone. And what a result…………….we collected over 220 trays of food plus £216.20 in cash at Morrison’s last week end. Thank you to the volunteers who were there […]

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Afternoon Tea at St Brides, Cambuslang – Date rearranged

Due to the adverse weather, the following event has been rearranged and will not take place this Saturday 3rd March. Please note the new date:- The CLP has organised an Afternoon Tea fundraiser for Rutherglen & Cambuslang Foodbank. ST. BRIDE’S CHAPEL HALL, 21 GREENLEES RD, CAMBUSLANG, G72 8JB SATURDAY 14th APRIL 1 PM – 4 […]

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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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