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August bank holiday

August bank holiday closure

Please note that the food bank will be CLOSED on Monday 31st August due to the bank holiday.

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Important changes to foodbank for referral agencies!

REFERRALS TO BURNGREAVE FOODBANK AS FROM 15/04/2020 As from Wednesday 15th April 2020, Burngreave foodbank will be closing both it’s centres at (Burngreave and Darnall) and operating by delivering all food parcels directly to each client at their home address, until further notice. We believe that in the current situation with the Coronavirus pandemic, this […]

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Darnall foodbank centre closed from 24/03/2020

In the light of the government message yesterday, we regret to inform you that the foodbank has closed it’s centre at Darnall (Living Waters) as from today, 24/03/2020. Vouchers are still valid at our Burngreave centre, which remains open for now, subject to review.

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Coronavirus update – IMPORTANT!

We regret that the centre in Darnall at Living Waters Church has CLOSED with effect from 24/03/2020. However the foodbank remains OPEN at Burngreave only for our normal opening hours, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 2-4pm. To protect our volunteers and those coming to us we have had to implement the following changes; We will not be inviting anyone […]

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Bank Holiday Closures

Please note that the foodbank will be CLOSED on the following dates due to bank holidays; Friday 10th April 2020(Good Friday) Monday 13th April 2020(Easter Monday) Friday 8th May 2020 (Early May Bank Holiday) Monday 25th May 2020 (Spring Bank Holiday)

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Coronavirus

We’re still supporting people with emergency food at our centres – it’s hard for us to say how things will unfold in the coming weeks, but we will continue to provide help wherever possible and if anything changes, we’ll let you know immediately. In the meantime, please continue donating vital food supplies. We’re particularly in […]

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A massive thank you for your help and donations

A massive thank you to everyone who donated food at our recent Tesco collections at Tesco Extra, Savile Street and Tesco Metro, Berkeley Precinct. We were blown away by the generosity of many people making this was our most successful collection ever, with over 3.8 tonnes of food being donated! Thank you so much! We […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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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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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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