Ten Myths about Foodbanks and How to Answer Them
It's an embarrassing fact for the coalition government, that soaring numbers of people turning to emergency food banks. More than 350,000 people received three days’ emergency food from Trussell Trust foodbanks between April and September 2013, triple the numbers helped in the same period last year. But can the figures be explained away, more awareness, more foodbanks opening, and people just after a free lunch...?
HuffPost UK asked the Trussell Trust, the UK's largest network of foodbanks, to rebutt the common attacks against food banks. More>>
Grantham foodbank in the Guardian newspaper
FB100 Cycle Run 2013
22 riders took part in this first Foodbank 100 mile sponsored cycle ride. It looks like we have may have achieved close to £3500. Congratulation to the riders and to the organiser Phil Cranwell and his team of volunteers. Watch the video of the event on YouTube
ASDA Collection 3rd August 2013
"Best collection ever but didn't break that elusive target of 1 tonne. Should we ask for a recount? A big well done to all teams involved we are really blessed. Now lets pass those blessings forward."
Brian Hanbury Grantham foodbank coordinator
Quality Furniture Donation
We are delighted to report that we have received a donation of £5000 from Quality Furniture, a large local manufacturer. The trustees of the foodbank, on behalf of those we are helping through crisis situations, offer their thanks to the directors of the company for their generosity over the past three years.
Huntingtower Primary School Donation - A generous donation of £800 was received by our Project Co-ordinator, Brian Hanbury, from Huntingtower Primary School as part of their Easter Bunny Appeal. This will ensure the foodbank can put another 800 meals on the tables of those in crisis. Photo>>
FB100 Cycle Ride - Charity Cycle Ride - 10th August 2013
100miles around the town of Grantham STARTS 7.00AM GUILDHALL
SPONSORSHIP FORMS AND ENTRY DETAILS AVAILABLE FROM
Phil Cranwell : 07785387934 email@example.com
All money collected will go to Local People Supporting Local People through Grantham Foodbank Download Poster
Annual Report Published
You can download a copy of the Grantham foodbank Annual Report for 2012 and Business Plan for 2013-15 by clicking here.
Updated 28th October 2013