News

New Collection Point

We are often asked by donors if they can drop off food donations outwith office hours. In the past this was only possible every Saturday in December in the run-up to Christmas. We are delighted to announce that, starting on Tuesday 28th September, we will accepting donations at Molendinar Community Centre, 1210 Royston Road, G33 […]

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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

We will be collecting at TESCO’S the Forge Retail Park on Thursday 30th November, Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd December. We welcome all donations but are in particular need of UHT milk, cartons of juice and tinned tomatoes. Sorting will take place   Saturday 2nd December at 9.30am  in the main hub in Calton Parkhead Parish Church, […]

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Foodbank Fridays at Central

At Glasgow Central Station on the last Friday of every month, the Glasgow Trussell Trust Foodbanks have banded together to shake collection buckets and raise awareness of the work they do. This initiative, led by Kyle McCormack of Glasgow NE Foodbank has proved very successful, raising over £1,500 on each of the previous months. The […]

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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 Calton Parkhead Church (the Hub). 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 in which Glasgow NE is […]

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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

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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