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Big Collection at Asda Today..

We’re down at Asda today collecting for the foodbank. An extra tin in your trolley makes all the difference to us and to the people we serve. We’re always short of Tinned Fruit, UHT Milk Tea/Coffee Squash Tinned/packets of Potatoes Tinned Veg Tinned Meat Milky puddings Though of course anything is gratefully received.

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Huge thank you to Caistor Grammar School..

Caistor Grammar School raised a whopping 438.1kg of food for our Foodbank. We owe them a huge vote of thanks as it’s really helped to restore the stocks in our warehouse.  

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Massive Donation At Sainsbury’s…

We had a fabulous day at Sainsbury’s on Saturday. We managed to raise a whopping 528 kg of food. Thank you so much to all who donated for your generosity. People were putting bagfuls of food into our trolley’s. It was unbelievable.

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The Forge Comes Up Trumps…

We’re really struggling for food at the moment after being really busy over the past few months. The Forge which is run by a group of wonderful people who make a real difference to poverty in Scunthorpe heard about our crisis and were able to help us out yesterday with a whopping 101 kilo’s from […]

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Asda PCP

Exciting news! You can now donate at our local Asda store all year round via the permanent collection point in store. This is really great news for us. We also want to tell you that we are grateful for the 360 kg of food donated on Saturday 19 May.

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Asda Collection 19th May…

Yes it’s the Royal wedding, but we’ll still be manning our food colletion point down at Asda until 2pm. We look forward to seeing you if you’re doing your shopping at those times. An extra tin from our list in your trolly is always welcome and we thank you in advance…  

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A Huge Thank You To Our Volunteers…

A huge thank you to our volunteers who have braved the weather this week to ensure our services were not unduly disrupted. It’s been a terrible week of dreadful weather and we were very concerned we’d not be able to access the food from our warehouse or that volunteers would be able to get in […]

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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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