24 Mar 20
We have had to take some fairly drastic measures to enable us to continue to operate although on a reduced basis. We are down to two branches for the time being and this is subject to change at short notice. We are operating a “social distancing policy” and trying to ensure the two metre’s separation. […]
16 Jun 19
Demand for our help continues to spiral. 12,770 parcels in the year to 31 March 2019. Donations are magnificent but are struggling to keep pace with need. Our greatest hope is to close when we are not needed. Our greatest fear is to close when we are still needed. Which will it be? You can […]
7 Oct 18
We aren’t celebrating opening a new branch. Celebrations are reserved for closing foodbanks when they are no longer needed. However, we are really pleased to have found a home in Pollok more than two years after our previous branch closed because the church building we used was closed. Our thanks to Pollok Baptist Church for […]
3 Nov 17
Our biggest hope as a foodbank – closing when we are no longer needed. Our biggest fear as a foodbank – closing when we are. The story appears in detail elsewhere on social media and in today’s Glasgow Evening Times. But basically we are caught between spiralling numbers being served and the difficulty of obtaining […]
16 Sep 17
We never thought it would happen! We have run out of items before and have had to buy in – which isn’t sustainable with growing demand and flat though still wonderful donations. But we never expected to have to buy tins of soup and beans. Those are obvious things to donate and we are still very […]
13 Dec 16
We have tried to keep changes to a minimum and the only changes are to the weeks following Christmas Day and New Years Day.
25 Sep 16
While we don’t consider the opening of any foodbank as a cause for celebration, we are pleased to announce the opening of our Mosspark branch at Mosspark Baptist Church at 155 Corkerhill Road. It opens on Wednesdays from 12-2 from 28 September 2016. Thanks to all who have made this possible.
15 Aug 16
We are pleased to announce that we will be opening at Mosspark Baptist Church from Wednesday 28 September 2016 from 12 to 2. More details to follow.
17 Jul 16
We were saddened to hear of the sudden death while on holiday of a member of the Preshal Trust team. The Preshal Trust building will be closed on Thursday 21 July 2016 for the funeral and so we will not be open that day. Please note that our vouchers can be used at any of our branches and indeed at […]
7 Jun 16
Two of our supporters are taking decisive action to raise funds for us. Iqra and Maisie are doing an 820 metre zipslide on Arran in July. Read more here.