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fabulous Asda Foodbank Collection…

We had a great day at Asda here in Scunthorpe last Saturday, collecting 497.5 kg of food. January is always a hard month for many people with it being such an endlessly long time till payday, (Post Christmas) so their generosity was humbling. Shoppers were amazing, with some donating carrier bags full of food. We are […]

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Any Excess Christmas food very welcome…

Many of us over indulge and buy to much before the Christmas period, then spend the few weeks after Christmas regretting buying all those mince pies, biscuits etc. So if you’re looking for a clearout of your cupboards after Christmas we’re happy to take any excess food off your hands. Cakes, biscuits, tins, packets. All […]

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Christmas Extravaganza At Scunthorpe Foodbanks…

The 22 Dec saw us hosting our Christmas Extravaganza, working with four churches and Children’s Services we were able to provide Christmas lunch and a goody bag for 80 families in need. Each goody bag contained, snacks, drinks, Christmas puds and brandy sauce, biscuits and a host of other treats. The Christmas dinner included a gammon joint […]

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A Wonderful Christmas At Scunthorpe Foodbank Centres…

We had a wonderful though exhausting time in the run up to Christmas at the Scunthorpe Foodbank centres. After a very successful Tesco collection at the beginning of December we discovered how wonderful, compassionate and generous the people of Scunthorpe and surrounding areas are. The donations we received were amazing, ranging from business, to personal […]

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Fabulous 2017 Christmas Tesco Collection…

We had a fantastic response to our recent collection at Tesco in Scunthorpe.  Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers who manned the doors and of course the wonderful people of Scunthorpe and surrounding areas who gave so generously. We raised a whopping 1336 kilo’s of food…

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Westcliff Foodbank Goes From Strength to Strength..

We had to close our very successful Westcliff centre on Dorchester road in Scunthorpe back in the Spring as the pastor who organised it all for us moved on to pastures new. The Church Army has now taken over the church building and have taken Foodbank very much on board. Since re-opening on 13th October […]

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Foodbank Warehouse Couple recognised as Community Champions

Our recently retired warehouse manager Geoff Leeman and his amazing wife Val were crowned Community Champions at the North Lincs Council Awards. We are as proud as punch! Geoff and Val managed our warehouse for over 7 years, serving for in excess of 3000 hours and moving over 200 tonnes of food! What a couple! […]

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Local Schools Give Generously…

Scunthorpe foodbank has had a fantastic response this year from local schools contributing their harvest festival. Volunteers were not only able to collect a mountain of food, we were also able to go in to many of the assemblies and spread the word about poverty in our local area and how much all those who have […]

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Great North Run In Aid Of Christmas Scunthorpe Foodbank..

Phil Johnson a passionate advocate for Scunthorpe Foodbank is doing the Great North Run again this year with proceeds to go towards helping local families in need at Christmas. Last year thanks to Phil and other kind donations, we were able to help 50 families have a Christmas they could have otherwise only dreamed about. […]

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Great Result at Asda

We are so grateful to all who gave at our recent supermarket collection at Asda. The food weighed in totalled in excess of 600 kg! Thank you!

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