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#Holiday Hunger

Help us to help those in difficulty this summer #holidayhunger – by donating items for pack lunches – thank you. We have set ourselves the task of providing packed lunches for those attached to our foodbank who would have had free school dinners.

We need your help for families this summer

The summer break can  sees the household bills for families escalate – help us We will need more cereals, sandwich fillers, biscuits, fruit, drinks and snacks. We will continue to  ensure all our food parcels contain a nutritionally balanced mixture of non-perishable items to give a bit of variety and to ensure there is enough […]

Food Bank operating times

FOODBANK OPERATING TIMES Client voucher sessions Mondays Salvation Army NR31 6LY   The WELL Gorleston Baptist Church 9.30 – 12 NR31 6LY Tuesdays St Mary Magdalene Church NR31 7BY 12 – 2.00pm Thursdays St Andrews  Chapter House 9.30 – 12 Term time only Fridays Salvation Army NR30 2SQ 9.30 – 11.30 Sundays St Andrews Parish  Church NR31 6LS 2.15 – 3.30 Warehouse sessions Donations can be dropped off during client […]

HELP THOSE IN CRISIS

We try to provide the following essential non-food items to those in crisis, helping them maintain dignity and feel human again. The list sets out what we generally need the most. Toiletries – deodorant, toilet paper, shower gel, shaving gel, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, tooth paste, hand wipes Feminine products – sanitary towels and tampons Baby supplies – […]

A TYPICAL FOOD PARCEL

Food parcels contain nutrition for at least three days of healthy, balanced meals for individuals and families some for 6 days. A typical food parcel includes: Cereal Soup Pasta Rice Pasta sauce Lentils, beans and pulses Tinned meat Tinned vegetables Tea/coffee Tinned fruit Biscuits UHT milk Fruit juice We also provide essential items such as toiletries and hygiene products, […]

Thank you to all those out there who just walk in and give so generously

     We are hugely grateful to the kind folks who come in off the street  and show amazing support and generosity in donating foods. Our Foodbank over the last few months has seen soaring demand and donations such as the general public give  play a vital role in supporting our work to help people in crisis. This is a big […]

What’s it like inside a Foodbank?

    If you have caught any news over the past few years, you’ve probably heard about the rise in Foodbank use. But it’s hard to imagine what a Foodbank is really like. Well we invite people in to have a seat , a cuppa , some biscuits or and a chat. Our volunteers talk […]