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Supermarket Collection

A food collection for the Gateshead Foodbank will be taking place Thursday 29th November, Friday 30th November and Saturday 1st December between 9am to 5pm each day  at the Tesco, Trinity Square, Gateshead.  

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Christmas Hampers for clients

During December we will also be providing Christmas Hampers for clients as they have been gratefully received over the last few years. You may like to donate an item from the list below as these are the usual things we put in:- Tinned ham Christmas Cake Shortbread Peanuts Savoury snacks Pickles Chocolate biscuits/ chocolate rolls […]

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

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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