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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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Young volunteers offer extra help to those most at need

Last week we were visited by the Mango Number Nine team – a group of young volunteers from North Tyneside who formed together as part of the National Citizen Service. They have come up with a campaign called ‘Life’s Necessities’ in which they have worked together to raise money...

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Local Minister reaches the peak of fundraising success for The BAY Foodbank

The BAY Foodbank has received donations totaling over £1800 after Jona Sewell, a local Minister from North Shields Methodist Church, started a fundraising campaign by completing the National 3 Peaks challenge. Jona tackled Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon, totalling almost 3500m, in just over 24 hours in order...

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Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year 2015!

We are delighted to announce that, due to your support in the voting stages, The BAY Foodbank has been chosen as Sainsbury’s Whitley Bay Store ‘Local Charity of the Year’ for 2015! We’ll be working closely with them over the next 12 months in a variety of fundraising and...

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