2014 Annual Cycle Challenge
Saturday 21st June : Start/Finish Belton Garden Centre
20 Mile or 45 Mile flat country routes
Entry details etc available from Phil Cranwell on 07785387934 or : Phil@cranwells.plus.com
All money collected will go to Local People Supporting Local People through Grantham Foodbank Download Poster
Christmas Food Donations
The foodbank has been blessed with many food donations this Christmastide. Here's the collection made by the Barrowby Scouts being received by Brian, Many thanks to all those who have given so generously.
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
Updated 18th December 2013