Posts categorised as: Newsletter

October 2018 Newsletter

It’s been a busy year and it just gets busier. The BAY Foodbank continues to pass parcel milestones and has peaked at 38 parcels going out in a single day! With Christmas not too far off in the calendar, we’re looking for extra volunteers for what will be a...

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July 2018 Newsletter

The new year got off to a brilliant start with the donations from Christmas, but as time marches on, we are now at the usual lower point of the year with donation volume. We have supermarket drives coming up in July and later on in the year. We also...

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January 2018 Newsletter

We hope you had a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year! As Christmas closed in, the Foodbank was as busy as could be passing the 16,000th parcel delivered and now having passed the 17,000th parcel milestone. We’ve seen success again this year with the reverse advent calendars...

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August 2017 Newsletter

It was a sad day at The Foodbank on July 6th as we found out that one of our much-loved volunteers, the lovely Peter J, passed away on Monday. At the age of 87 he was our oldest team member and one of the longest-serving volunteers, who worked here...

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April 2017 Newsletter

A bumper update to catch up, the foodbank has been busy. The release of I, Daniel Blake saw an incredible reaction with the campaign ‘We, North Tyneside’ that has and continues to support the Bay Foodbank. The time of Harvest festival and Christmas were approaching when our services would...

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August 2016 Newsletter

As we’re continuing into 2016, we find the good, the sad and the busy! While the Bay Foodbank did not retain local charity of the year at Sainsbury’s,our van did reach the 25,000 miles mark in March and is approaching 30,000 miles now since it entered use in July...

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February 2016 Newsletter

There is always so much going on here at the foodbank towards the end of the year and 2015 was no different. The amount of referrals for emergency food parcels always increases, but so does the amount of generous food donations we receive over the Christmas period from our...

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September 2015 Newsletter

This is a bit of a bumper newsletter as the past 3 months at The BAY Foodbank have been filled with all kinds of good news and generosity from our wonderful supporters! We’ve once again partnered with North Tyneside Council for their ‘Grow & Eat’ project, been on the...

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June 2015 Newsletter

Over the past three months, we have marked our 3rd anniversary, collected hundreds of Easter eggs to deliver to vulnerable children (and adults!) in the area and developed partnerships between ourselves and a number of other local charities and schools, including the homeless charity Destiny Streetworx, Percy Main Primary...

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March 2015 Newsletter

Since our last newsletter, there have been all sorts going on at The BAY Foodbank. Sadly, we had another very busy Christmas period which saw us provide food for 564 individuals in December and a further 500 in January. Many clients we chatted to spoke of the stress that...

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