News

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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Gateshead RFC Bank Holiday Challenge ???

Over the May Bank Holiday weekend, players and club members from Gateshead RFC came together to raise over £4000.00 for Gateshead Foodbank. They ran and cycled (virtually) from their rugby club to Twickenham and back, then to Murrayfield and back, to the Millenium Stadium and back, to the Aviva Stadium and back and finally to […]

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A round of applause for our volunteers

Over then last four weeks demand for our service has increased like never before. Traditionally our warehouse was only open on a Monday & Tuesday afternoon and then again on a Tuesday evening but during the last month things have had to change as we help respond to the current crisis. Our warehouse has been […]

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Shout Outs & Thank Yous

In the last couple of weeks we’ve been overwhelmed by offers of support, food donations and financial support. Here are just a few of those who’ve helped us: Artist Food Bank Network / Asda (Metrocentre) / B&M Bargains / Bestway Cash & Carry / Buzz Bingo / Bankuet / The Co-op / Citizens Advice Gateshead […]

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Donating During Isolation

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Thank You Message

Over the last few weeks we have been overwhelmed with messages of support, much needed donations and offers of help. Thank you to everyone out there thinking of us and helping us to support people in crisis across Gateshead. ???

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Gateshead Foodbank remains open but there are changes during this emergency. You still need to be assessed for a Foodbank voucher. Please note: All our distribution centres are currently closed but we continue to provide emergency food to our referral agencies and are also working in partnership with Gateshead Council. If you can’t afford food, […]

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Thank You

Thank you to everyone who has supported us over the past few months.  We have been incredibly blessed with your generous donations of food, money and time.    

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