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Challenge yourself and take on a charity abseil for three great causes!

Totemic are inviting you to abseil 143ft. down St Wulfram’s Church on Saturday 27th August from 9am-4pm to raise funds for the Army Benevolent Fund, Grantham Foodbank and St Wulfram’s Church. The total height of the church, including the spire, is 283 ft which makes St Wulfram’s the third highest parish church spire in England. St […]

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Grantham College Foodbank Posters

Art students at Grantham College were asked to produce posters based on the strap lines of the foodbank. You can see more of their remarkable creations here .

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Jan Pearce

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Jan Pearce who has been our voucher and stock control administrator since the launch of of Grantham foodbank in July 2011. Jan was a wonderful Christian lady and we will miss her greatly, We send our love and prayers to her family. Jan’s funeral […]

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Current Food Shortages

Several people have asked about food shortages in the foodbank warehouse PRESENT SHORTAGES – Tea Bags, Tinned Fruit, Tinned Sponge Puddings, Long Life Milk, Long Life Juice ALWAYS NEEDED – Small bags of sugar, Tinned Meat and Fish, Deodorant, Shampoo

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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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Hundreds at Thanksgiving Carol Service

The Grantham Foodbank  Thanksgiving Carol Service at St Wulfram’s Church on Thursday 17th of December attracted literally hundreds of people. It featured St Wulfram’s Youth Choir and the JA Academy of Dance. This event was organised by Totemic, a local company who provide financial advice nationally and who have been recognised by The Sunday Times as one […]

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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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Trustee Volunteers Needed

The foodbank is currently seeking a number of volunteers with suitable skills to become trustees. Specifically the following roles are needed (click for job description): Job description Treasurer Secretary Job Description Utilities Administrator Job Description More>>

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Massive Harvest Collection

The Foodbank has received almost 3 tonnes of food from church and school harvest collections this year. A big thank you to all concerned. It demonstrates once again the positive impact of the generosity of the people of Grantham. The photo shows the collection of harvest food from St John’s School.

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