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Why The Use Of Foodbanks Has Soared In Recent Years…

Here’s an interesting article on why the use of foodbanks has soared in the UK over recent years from the journal of Public Health https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/article/40/4/676/4555347

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Foodbanks And Grants…

Food banks receive almost £2 million in grants to provide more support to people locked in poverty… One year of Fight Hunger Create Change

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Overwhelmed By The Generosity of People..

We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of people this Christmas, giving through permanent collection points, schools, churches, company food drives and so on. Thank you so much! We are now at a stage where our warehouse floor is full and if we take more in it will become unsafe for our volunteers to work […]

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Fire Brigade & Prince’s Trust…

The Fire Brigade in association with the Prince’s Trust brought in a number of shoeboxes crammed with goodies last Monday to give out. Our clients loved them, thank you for your generosity…  

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Tesco collection a huge success.

What a fabulous 3 days we’ve had this weekend collecting food from Tesco. We certainly couldn’t have done it without the generosity of Tesco themselves’s, the fab people of Scunthorpe and of course the Travellers community who were especially generous during their ‘challenge’ We had trolleys filled with food from our travellers community. Looking forward […]

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Scunthorpe Iron Trust Gives Generously…

A huge thank you to John Needham, Tony Gosling and the rest of the Scunthorpe United fans ho gave so generously last Saturday at the match. Thanks to you guys, our Christmas Extravaganza pile is looking much healthier. Thank you too to the Iron Trust who donated £50.00 towards our Christmas Hamper Extravaganza which helps […]

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Big Donation From The Portsmouth Football Supporters…

A huge thank you to the #pompey #Portsmouthfc #pompeyfan supporters central branch on Banksy’s bus at the football game at Scunthorpe last Saturday, for their fabulous donation of circ £65 and their generous donation of Christmas food… Your kindness and generosity is much appreciated..

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A Huge Thank You To Our Local Schools…

We’ve had a massive response from schools in the North Lincolnshire area with their Harvest Festivals. We’ve been very busy in our warehouse finding space for all the food that has been donated. We’re thrilled that parent’s staff and pupil’s have been so generous. Here’s a list of local schools and the fabulous amounts they have raised.. […]

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Scunthorpe United To Support Their Local Foodbank..

Scunthorpe United are supporting Scunthorpe Foodbank on Saturday Afternoon when their game against Shrewsbury is on.   Supporters going to the match can help by bringing an item of food. (Tins, packets etc) to the Ironstone corner where we will have volunteers on duty.   If you’d like to donate cash, this will be collected […]

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Thanks Again To Scunthorpe Poundland…

Our thanks go again to Scunthorpe Poundland for their very generous donation today that weighed in at a whopping 117.3kg and filled 30 carrier bags. Lot’s of sweeties and chocolate included, so it looks as though we’ve made a great start to our Christmas Extravaganza bags…

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