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Tesco -Trinity Square Gateshead Collection update

we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who supported us with our 2 day collection @ Gateshead Trinity Square Gateshead. 2 tons of food were kindly donated , this will feed around 150 people with 7 days worth of emergency food.  We received a fantastic £352.53 in cash donations over the 2 […]

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Hurray to our 1st Morrisons Collection – half a ton of food donated

We want to say thank you to everyone  involved with our Morrisons Birtley Collection on the 4th July. We collected a grand total of half a ton of food and £97.98 in cash donations, which will help us replenish much needed food stock. Can we thank Morrisons at Birtley for having us for the day […]

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May – June Newsletter 2024

Dear Reader, please see our wonderful May- June copy of our Newsletter . You can follow us via Facebook, X or Instagram. May & June 24 Newsletter  

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Asda Collection – Big Thank You

We want to say a big THANK YOU to all the customers and staff at Asda Gateshead, who supported our food collection on the 1st of June. Food Donation received: 550 kg Cash Donation received: £22 This will provide 42 people with a weeks’ worth of emergency food and toiletries. We cannot thank everyone enough. […]

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March – April 2024 Newsletter

Please see our March – April Newsletter March & April 24 Newsletter Feel free to share onto others. Content: Introducing Diane Kindred, our new OLM End of year Statistics Asda Collection Gateshead Football Prayer Points Thank You Gateshead College Volunteer Focus Different Ways to Help Gateshead Foodbank Financial Inclusion Service We are always looking at […]

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Gateshead Foodbank: Jan – Feb 24 Newsletter

Here’s to our 1st edition for 2024 . If you have anything you would like to share with us for our next newsletter, please contact us. Thanks for your ongoing support and to those who have contributed to this edition. We want to share our thoughts and prayers with Si King, who sadly has lost […]

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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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