Author: FoodAWARE

Ed Milibands Recent Visit to Mexborough Foodbank

Huge thanks Ed Miliband & colleagues for visiting us today at the Mexborough Family Hub. Ed took the opportunity to discuss some challenging issues affecting some of our Foodbank service-users and talked about experiences with our hard-working volunteers and community partners....

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Supporting Scallywags in Mexborough

Another fab delivery of surplus healthy snacks and treats to Scallywags in Mexborough. Great to support Karen Bailey and Scallywags, mother & toddler group based at Mexborough Baptist Church with sessions running Monday and Friday between 9am – 11am. Thanks to Morrisons & Big Lottery Fund for ongoing support!...

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Halifax Continue to Support Local Community

More partner photos as we celebrate 10 years as an active Mexborough based CIC supporting those less fortunate across South Yorkshire. Here’s the fantastic teams Halifax Bank in Mexborough and Rotherham who donated a load of Advent Calendars in the run-up to Christmas….then a load of food to help stock up Mexborough Foodbank and Maltby Foodbank during January. Huge thanks to Nina Hicks, Gareth Nutton, Charlotte Eyre and colleagues for ongoing support....

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Foodbanks join forces with major supermarket

Two Doncaster foodbanks have joined forces to work with a major supermarket, in a move which is boosting our Free Press Foodbank campaign. The Sainsbury’s store on Thorne Road, Edenthorpe, has donated surplus bakery products, fruit, vegetables and salad to stock foodbanks at a time when managers running Doncaster’s foodbanks are concerned over the rising demand for their services. The firm hands over a consignment of food each Tuesday, which is passed on to both Mexborough Foodbank and to Thorne Moorends Foodbank, who share a van to make the run. Thorne Moorends Foodbank also have a trolley in store...

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