News

Our future in doubt

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 […]

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It finally happened!

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 […]

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times

We have tried to keep changes to a minimum and the only changes are to the weeks following Christmas Day and New Years Day.

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Mosspark Opens!

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.

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New branch opens on 28 September 2016

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.

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Thursday 21 July 2016 – No opening at Preshal Trust

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 […]

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Going downhill fast

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.

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Closure of our branch at Meikle Road, Old Pollok

Our Old Pollok branch at St Christopher’s Priesthill & Nitshill Church in Meikle Road has now closed.  This is as a result of the closure of the church building. Please note that for now we will be opening three days a week but hope to have two other branches opening in the next couple of […]

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Revamp to website

Our thanks to the team at the Trussell Trust for the revised website.  We are starting to find our way about it and think it help us to help people and help people to help us to help people.

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

Food sorting - pasta and tins boxes large

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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