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Salvation Army urge Prestonians who can to donate to their foodbank

The Salvation Army in Preston is appealing for support in stocking the shelves of its near-empty foodbank.   Facing the pressure of the impending rise on the cost of living, as […]

2 months ago
Food bank use in Garstang soars as families ‘struggle to cope’

Front L-R Jane Sandiford (Sales Executive, McCarthy Stone), Deborah Bond (McCarthy Stone, Marketing Executive) and Kathryn Sperring, (Ordinand/ Food Hall manager) Back L-R Heather Blackwell (volunteer), Emma Dyer (volunteer), Diane Brown (volunteer) and Evie McGrann (student placement) On the run up to Christmas, foodbank use in the Garstang area has risen, with people turning to the St Thomas’s Church Food Club for help. The food packages that […]

5 months ago
Preston’s Here For Humanity launch free kids hamper to help with home-school hunger

Here For Humanity CIC are launching a free kids hamper campaign in partnership with charities Fareshare and Local Giving. This is to give people in the community extra food whilst […]

1 year ago
Preston’s Noor Foodbank provides over 75,000 meals throughout the pandemic

Noor Foodbank has been operating for more than two years from Noor Hall, Preston, which is next to Masjid-e-Noor.  Site visits have been stopped since the first lockdown which began […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishwick foodbank running weekend fruit and veg market

Fresh produce at the food market A Fishwick foodbank is running a weekend fruit and veg market. The Preston Community Hub Foodbank in Samuel Street launched in April to help vulnerable people affected by Covid-19. The […]

2 years ago
A Preston family is bottling up hand sanitiser and giving it away for free

Some of the hundreds of bottles of sanitiser that the Hussains have filled A Preston family is bottling up hand sanitiser and giving it away for free, in the battle against coronavirus. Shahid Hussain, his wife Kubra, daughter Imaan and his nieces have […]

2 years ago
Preston foodbank makes urgent appeal for new supplies

Preston’s Salvation Army foodbank has issued an urgent appeal for food due to ‘extremely high demand’. Holiday Hunger kicked in during the school summer holidays with the foodbank saying it […]

4 years ago
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