Gateway Food Bank
- helping those in crisis
Barnsley Citizens Advice Bureau
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Christians Against Poverty
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& many more...
Clients receive 3 days worth of nutrionally balanced food. Therefore, any donations of dried, packet or tinned food (in date) will be gratefully received for distribution.
Please can you help replenish our stock. These are the items (see below) we particularly need. You can either drop them off on Sunday at 3.30pm, or any Thursday between 10.30am and 12noon. Please purchase Supermarket's value brands (more for your money)
In 2013 Gateway Food Bank, was the first to open in Barnsley, feeding 2058. In 2014 the Food Bank fed 1725 people (the decrease was due to a number of other Food Banks opening across BMBC).
For a political angle, read Barnsley's MP Michael Dugher's blog, after his visit to the Gateway Foodbank.
Scroll down his blogs to 11 May 2013.