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December is going to be a very busy month

Looks like December will be our busiest month with already a rise on last year. We are so grateful to our supporters for their donations in December especially Hillside school, Ormiston Venture Academy, PERENCO, Royal Mail, Johnson control, Julie Greer and friends Norwich, and JPH. Plus there are always a number of private donations from […]

Who uses a Foodbank

In the most basic terms, these are people with many overlapping reasons They have been missing meals, often for days at a time, going without heating and electricity. One in five had slept rough in recent months. They are at the lowest end of the low-income spectrum, with an average income below £320 per month, […]

Volunteers say thank you

Foodbank volunteers say we have been ‘very touched’ with the response for help after revealing they were giving out more food than they were being given. We are so very grateful indeed for the help and support that we have received from members of the local  community including individuals, schools, churches and businesses. We thank you all for your wonderful […]

We are only just keeping up with the food parcels needed

We’d like to say a huge thank you to all the schools, churches, business and organisations who are doing a phenomenal job this harvest of stocking up the shelves of our foodbank. You’re all amazing!  If you can donate please drop off at either Gorleston Baptist or Salvation Army Mondays or Thursdays 9 – 12

We would urge people to keep donating. We have to work hard to keep the food coming in and it is a real challenge

We are especially in need of soups, tinned fruit custard, tinned veggies, tinned meats, packet meals. There are trollies at the local co ops and Sainsburys. Otherwise take to the main centres at Salvation Army Monday Thursday or Fridays mornings or Gorleston Baptist Church Mondays 9 – 12. Thank you so much.    

Please help us with some food donations – thank you

The Great Yarmouth Foodbank was particularly busy in August and have run low on food, and are expecting to continue to be busy. We are appealing for more donations from the public There has been an  increase in  demand during the summer . Most people who come to Foodbanks for emergency food are not homeless. They are families who […]

Kingsgate Church helps the Foodbank to create pack lunches

 Our little helpers making up lunch boxes for the summer. Thank you for the donations. Especially from Teeny Tots from Kingsgate. Over a third of all food distributed throughout the year goes to children but there is extra pressure to provide main meals during the school holidays for families who rely on free school meals. […]