Author: FoodAWARE

Youngsters Step up to Boost our Doncaster Foodbanks Campaign

Caring youngsters from Doncaster schools have boosted the Free Press’ campaign to help foodbanks cope with an expected surge in demand for foodbanks in the borough. A number of schools have answered our call for support for the foodbanks, with concerns raised that foodbanks could face major pressure in the coming weeks following the roll-out of Universal Credit across Doncaster. Officials are concerned that reported delays of six weeks in people receiving their money could leave them with a surge in numbers needing help. Pupils at Ivanhoe Academy in Conisbrough invited the community interest company Food Aware, which runs...

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Thanks for all the Easter donations 2017

Huge thank for all EasterEgg donations matched by JP Walton and Son Local businesses in Mexborough & Rotherham have delivered again supporting our Easter Campaign for the third consecutive year! Thank you to staff and customers of Halifax Bank (in Mexborough & Rotherham), Nat West, Wetherspoon Old Market Hall & Dearne Valley Weekender who have donated over 100 Easter Eggs to our campaign….and these have been matched….and more by local haulage firm JP Walton & Son. Thank you to George and Seren Simmondite who were around to help us to collect donated Easter Eggs from Wetherspoons. Most of the...

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Easter Appeal 2017

Once again FoodAWARE will be working alongside local businesses in an Easter Campaign to collect and share donated Easter eggs, chocolate, Easter art sets etc to various projects throughout the region. If you wish to support the campaign and donating please view the poster to find your nearest donation point....

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Halifax Bank supporting the Community

Staff and customers of Halifax bank branches in Mexborough and Rotherham have been busy collecting festive food, toys and smellies to support local families les fortunate this year in our communities. Huge thanks to Sarah Maxfield, Branch Manager at Mexborough branch and Nina Hicks, Branch Manager at Rotherham branch for co-ordinating these festive collections which kicked off at the end of Nov with over 40 chocolate advent calendars being donated. All festive donations will make a huge difference to local families struggling at this time of year via our Mexborough Foodbank and Maltby Foodbank and other community projects. Merry...

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Hallam FM Cash4Kids Toys Distribution

A huge thanks to HallamFM and their Cash4Kids projects which will allow toys to be distributed throughout our projects this Christmas for various families. For further details on the HallamFM Cash4Kids project and how you can support it please visit this link – HallamFM Cash4Kids...

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