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Newsletter May 2022

Please see our May 2022 Newsletter . May 22 Newsletter

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We are closed all Bank Holiday dates.

Gateshead Foodbank will be closed on all Bank Holiday dates.  

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Newsletter April 2022

Please see our Newsletter for April 2022. Newsletter April 2022

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Easter Opening Times

Easter Session Times –  The following Centres will be closed: Citizens Advice Gateshead distribution centre will be closed Friday 15th April and Monday 18th April –  reopen Tuesday 19th April @ 1pm – 2.30pm. Our Birtley distribution is open as per usual times. Our Blaydon distribution centre will be closed Friday 15th April – reopen […]

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Christmas Opening Times

Our last session of the year at our Citizens Advice Gateshead distribution centre will be on Thursday 23rd December. We will then be closed until Tuesday 4th January. The last session at our Birtley distribution centre is Wednesday 22nd December. We will then be closed until Wednesday 5th January. Our Blaydon distribution centre  is now […]

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Foodbank distribution centres set to reopen from Monday 13th September 2021!

We are pleased to announce that from Friday 10th September we will be stopping home deliveries to clients so we can reopen our three foodbank distribution centres. The centres in Birtley, Blaydon and within the Citizens Advice building in Gateshead town centre will reopen from Monday 13th September. Clients will still need to be referred […]

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New volunteers needed!

We are currently looking to recruit new volunteers to help at our distribution centres in Blaydon, Birtley and Gateshead town centre. We are also looking for people to join our existing warehouse teams.   If you’re interested in joining us go to the top of the page and click on Give Help > Volunteer  > […]

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New Donation Drop Off Point: Hillside Church

We are pleased to announce that Hillside Church located at All Saints Church, Rowanwood Gardens, Lobley Hill, NE11 0DP is now open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between 9.30am and 3.30pm as a Foodbank donation drop off point.

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AGM

Gateshead Foodbank held their annual AGM on Dec 2 2020 via zoom You can download a copy of our annual report using this link. AGM Reports Download

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Massive Increase In Demand

During April we delivered 17 tonnes of food to local people in crisis, across Gateshead. In a “typical” month this figure would be more like 7 tonnes of food. We helped 1200 people in April, double the number we would expect to usually help. As well as demand increasing like never before due to the […]

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