News

New Centre Opening

We will be opening a new branch of Glasgow NE Foodbank at Trinity Methodist Church starting on Friday 23rd March 2018. This will take the place of the centre at the former Shettleston Old Church in Killin Street, which opens for the last time this week after almost 5 years in operation. The opening times […]

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Celtic supporters give record amount to three Glasgow Charities

Celtic supporters arrived at last Saturday’s match carrying donations for three local charities: The Invisibles who support the homeless,had requested trainers, Refuweegies who provide support to refugees new to Glasgow, had requested Scottish items, letters of welcome and notebooks, and Glasgow NE Foodbank, who requested food items they were short of. All three charities were […]

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Dates for your diary

Training Induction Training for New Volunteers will take place on Sunday  15th April at 2 pm in Calton Parkhead Church, Helenvale Street, G31 4NA.  This will give potential and new volunteers a chance to find out about all volunteering opportunities, from warehouse work in the background to client contact. Fundraisers 11th May          […]

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Haircuts at the Hub

Thanks to these three wonderful humans(see above), the Foodbank is able to offer clients and their families dry haircuts at St Francis in the East, Queen Mary Street, Bridgeton . The service is available on the last Wednesday of every month and slots need to be booked in advance. It is just one more way […]

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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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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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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

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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