News

We’re fully open.

We hope that you have managed to keep well during these past few weeks  and we thank you for your patience whilst we have been closed. We  are very pleased to be able to tell you that we will be fully reopening from Friday 23rd July 2021. Please come with your mask so we can continue […]

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Reopening Update:

We hope that you have managed to keep well during these past few weeks  and we thank you for your patience whilst we have been closed. We  are very pleased to be able to tell you that we will be reopening from today Friday 9th July 2021. We will be accepting donations every Friday between […]

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Temporary closure of the Gleadless Valley Foodbank

28th May 2021   Important information Our last foodbank session for clients will be on Friday 28th of May 2021. For anyone who has already been referred to us, or in contact with us, you will receive a food parcel. We regret that from this date onwards we are temporarily closing the Gleadless Valley Foodbank until further […]

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DROP-IN COVID VACCINE CLINIC- Wednesday 26th May-11am – 1pm.

DROP-IN COVID VACCINE CLINIC A team of local NHS doctors will be running a drop-in Covid Vaccination Clinic at Gleadless Valley Food Bank (Gleadless Valley Methodist Church, Blackstock Road, S14 1FT) next Wednesday 26th May from 11am – 1pm. If you are eligible for a vaccine but you are struggling to get to a vaccination […]

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LATEST UPDATE OF URGENTLY NEEDED ITEMS

URGENTLY NEEDED FOOD ITEMS AS OF 28TH APRIL 2021 COFFEE LONGLIFE ORANGE / APPLE JUICE SPONGE PUDDINGS SAUCES – RED / BROWN TINNED SPAGETTI TINNED VEGETABLES – POTATOES, PEAS, CARROTS, BABY CORN ETC NOODLES/ PASTA PACKETS CHOCOLATE / SNACKS BABY WIPES TOILETRIES (SHAMPOO/ CONDITIONER, SHOWER GEL, DEODORANT, TOOTHBRUSHES, SOAPS) WE’VE GOT PLENTY OF BEANS PASTA […]

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Update April 2021 Volunteer Role Driver – food collection and delivery

Volunteer Role Driver -delivery   Where you will be based – Community Why we want you?  Due to the recent need for individuals to self-isolate, food bank collection and delivery drivers will play a crucial role in getting donations collected and back to the warehouse as well as delivering pre-packaged parcels to clients in the local […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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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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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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