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Help out with our Easter Egg Appeal

Let’s get EGG- cited about Easter! We aim to put a smile on people’s faces when they collect their food parcel, by giving out an egg to everyone we see. In the week running up to Easter Sunday, we envisage giving out around 200 emergency food parcels in 10.5  hours. Your kind donation and generosity […]

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A new way to support us with food donations – through BanktheFood App

The need for food banks in the UK is higher than ever before. BanktheFood is a  charity on a mission to make sure food banks get exactly what they need and not just baked beans. Food banks often struggle with effectively communicating realtime supply and demand needs to their donors. Social media posts or notices […]

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Merry Christmas from us here at Gateshead Foodbank

Another year over so quickly. We have shared some great articles over the last 12 months and we hope to continue this into 2024. Merry Christmas and we want to thank you again for your support, kindness and compassion. We are extremely lucky to have such wonderful community spirit within Gateshead . Thanks to you […]

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Christmas and New Year – when we will be closed

Update:  Christmas and New Year operating times: The foodbank will be closed ( times below) to allow our wonderful volunteer to take a much needed break, to recharge after a very busy year. Distributions Centres: Gateshead Central, Citizens Advice, Swan Street – will be closed week of the 25th Dec and will re open Tuesday […]

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Thank you to all involved in the Winter Collection at Tesco Trinity Square

We had an amazing 3 days, at  Tesco Gateshead on 30th Nov – 2nd Dec. A total of 3.5 tons of food was donated and £581.31 total in cash .  This will feed over 300 people in Gateshead over Christmas. Collection days are vitally important to the foodbank, to help us replenish much needed stock […]

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Every bit of advice and support helps – Martin Lewis MSE

Every bit of advice and support helps. Here is Martin Lewis – Money Saving Expert email newsletter, with lots of tips and offers to put pennies and pound back into our pockets. You can sign up to receive weekly emails:  click on the link below to access Money Saving Expert newsletter page. https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/latesttip/?utm_source=MSE_Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=14-Nov-23-ca1b6bd90d242e3be43-6553cac4e7c25e6fe0008a40ba103c5f&source=CRM-MSETIP-ca1b6bd90d242e3be43&utm_campaign=nt-viewonlineheader&utm_content=1#

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CHRISTMAS HAMPER APPEAL

Christmas Hamper Appeal

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Gateshead Foodbank are looking to hire a Deputy Manager

Gateshead Foodbank are looking to hire a Deputy Manager JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE Foodbank Deputy Manager BASED AT Gateshead Citizens Advice, Swan Street, Gateshead, NE8 1BG SALARY SCALE £25,878 OVERALL PURPOSE OF ROLE ●       to assist the Project Manager in the smooth running of the Gateshead Foodbank including good communication with the volunteers, warehouse, distribution […]

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AGM REPORT 2022 – 2023

Dear all, we would like to thanks those who attended our AGM last night. For those who couldn’t make it and want to have a read please see attached .    Gateshead Food Bank 2022 – 2023 AGM Report (1) If you have any questions you wish to raise, than please do not hesitate to […]

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Gateshead foodbank are now registered with easyfundraising

Just letting you know that Gateshead foodbank are now registered with easyfundraising, which means you can raise FREE donations for us every time you shop online. Over 7,000 brands will donate to us when you use easyfundraising to shop with them – at no extra cost to yourself! These donations really mount up and make […]

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