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Gateshead Foodbank AGM

We would like to invite you to our Gateshead Foodbank AGM on Wednesday 6th December at 7.30pm, Beacon Lough Baptist Church, 99 Southend Road, Gateshead, NE9 6XS. Please come along if you can.

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Supermarket Collection

A food collection for the Gateshead Foodbank will be taking place from 30th Nov to 2 Dec at the Tesco Trinity Square Gateshead. 9am to 6pm.

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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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