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Save the date !

The next Celtic Collection will take place before the match on Saturday 8th April. As usual, all donations will be shared with other local foodbanks and the event coordinated by our Project Coordinator, Tara Maguire. Previous collections have been very well supported by the amazingly generous fans. We are therefore appealing for volunteers to help […]

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Foundation continues partnership with Glasgow NE Foodbank

Celtic Donation

CELTIC FC Foundation announced today the continuation of their partnership with Glasgow North East Foodbank, based at Calton Parkhead Parish Church. “It is a sobering thought to think that anyone of us can be one payslip away from our life being turned into utter chaos. That’s why, since our initial investment in 2013, from proceeds […]

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Reviving hope: a short presentation

To get a real understanding of the work which we do at Glasgow NE Foodbank, try this link.  

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New Centre Open in Easterhouse

On Thursday 20th October Glasgow NE Foodbank opened a new centre in Blairtummock Community Hall.  The centre is being supplied from the main hub in Calton Parkhead Church and after initial training and support, it will be run be local volunteers for two hours every Thursday afternoon.   Tara Maguire, Project Coordinator, made the following […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

Food sorting - pasta and tins boxes large

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?

warehouse volunteers chatting about tinned food

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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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

voluteer chatting to client over tea and biscuits

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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