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Tom runs a marathon for Grantham Foodbank

Thomas Broadley, aged 12, has been completing various challenges during lockdown and has already completed an 800 press up challenge to raise funds for St Barnabas Hospice and then beat his own running route time and donated to Captain Toms NHS fund.Thomas has now to complete a marathon over 6 consecutive days – he has […]

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Emergency Telephone Numbers

Three telephone numbers to use if you need help : COVID-19 Community Hub open 8am-7pm daily01476 406177 or 01476 406358 Citizens Advice : Best between 9.30am to 3.30pmMonday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday01476 249069

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Community Hub

The SK Community Hub is open from 8am to 7pm Monday to Sunday on 01476 406 177 and 01476 406358. The Hub aims to link those in need with those who have registered with them to offer help.If you need help – or can offer help – please register here : https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/coronavirus-support-services/community-help-volunteering Or call 01522 […]

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Separate times for clients and food donors

UPDATED THURSDAY 2nd @ 8.00am Opening times for Foodbank clients with vouchers: Mon 2pm to 4pm, Wed & Fri 1pm to 3pm Opening times for food donations Tue, Thu 10am to 11.30am Please respect these times for your own safety and the safety of others.

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COVID-19

For latest news see our Facebook page on https://www.facebook.com/GranthamFoodbank/ SKDC has launched a COVID-19 community information hub open 8am-10pm seven days a week, answering requests for help or info from people who are vulnerable or need assistance due to age or ill-health. Call : 01476 406177 or 01476 406358 email : [email protected]

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Grantham Foodbank Video

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Food banks in 2017: Change is Possible

Read the new report Emergency Use Only II  Three years ago, CPAG and the Trussell Trust were among the organisations who published Emergency Use Only, one of the first pieces of research to shed light on the drivers of the enormous increases in food bank use that we have seen this decade. We found that the […]

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UK foodbank use continues to rise

UK foodbank use continues to rise as new report highlights growing impact of Universal Credit rollout on foodbanks. Over 1,182,000 three day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis in past year – 436,000 to children New report on Universal Credit reveals adverse side effects on people claiming and foodbanks providing help The Trussell […]

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Nottingham Building Society supports Grantham Foodbank

The staff of The Grantham Branch have Nottingham Building Society have an ongoing commitment to support the foodbank. Here Brian Hanbury is receiving the latest donation of food. Without the wide network of churches, schools and businesses that make regular food donations the work of the foodbank could not continue. Grateful thanks to all.

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Almost half of people referred to foodbanks at risk of going cold as well as hungry this winter

New data from charity’s Fuel Bank scheme suggests families on pre-payment meters face cold and hunger this winter Foodbanks face busiest winter as new data suggests half of all people needing support from foodbanks are on pre-pay meters Schemes like Fuel Banks getting immediate help to people in crisis However, survey of 410+ foodbanks suggests […]

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