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Supermarket Collection

A food collection for the Gateshead Foodbank will be taking place on Saturday April 29 at the ASDA Gateshead Supercentre, Metro Centre, Gibside Way, Gateshead NE11 9YA

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Co-op supports Gateshead Foodbank

Do you shop in the co-op at Allerdene, Beacon Lough or Low Fell? If you do and use your co-op membership card you can nominate Gateshead Foodbank as your chosen charity. So far this has raised over £1,500 to help provide emergency food for Gateshead people in crisis. Thank You!

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Running for Gateshead Foodbank

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Carl Beeley is running a 20 mile 200 obstacle course to help raise funds for the Gateshead Foodbank. You can find out more here…. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Carl-Beeley    

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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

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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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Trussell Trust foodbanks gave out over one million three day emergency food supplies to UK people in crisis in 2014/15.

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Benefit delays, low income and benefit changes are the primary reasons why people are currently being referred to foodbanks for emergency food. About Our Statistics The Trussell Trust statistics are a measure of volume – they show the number of people to whom The Trussell Trust foodbanks have given three days’ emergency food. These are […]

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