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06 Apr: Easter Holiday Feeding Programme

We have always recognised that school holidays can place a huge strain on household budgets and this situation has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. In support of our local community and in partnership with BBC Children in Need, we will be offering free meals for families on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th April 2021. MENU 08/04/2021 Free freshly cooked meals…

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08 Mar: Census 2021

As you will be aware the Census 2021 is happening on 21st March 2021. Staff and volunteers from Feeding Gainsborough will be on hand to help fill out the online form if you don’t have access to internet, IT equipment, or are not familiar with using online information. We can assist either in our office at 2 Market Place, adhering…

05 Feb: What we do:

We were asked by a local supermarket to show them how we distribute our food each day and thought we would also share it on our blog! This is all distributed before 9am each morning by our hardworking team. We collect from M&S Gainsborough, Greggs Gainsborough, Lidl Gainsborough, Aldi Gainsborough, Aldi Retford, and Asda Retford 7 days per week and…

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27 Jan: Anonymous Stories

At Feeding Gainsborough, we believe focussing on the stories of those in our community is much more powerful than just collecting data; turning individuals into statistics. Sharing our own stories can bring reassurance, hope and optimism to those stuck in similar situations who may feel like they’re the only ones struggling. Have you ever read someone else’s story and thought…

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22 Jan: Feeding Gainsborough Support Service

We are delighted to let you know that Julie Musonda and her support team are now working for Feeding Gainsborough.   In addition to our multi-agency food service we are now able to offer a wide range of additional support services   Did you know we can offer support for…   …housing? …benefits applications? …mental health support? …disability issues? …social…

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15 Jan: GAPA Mini Food Pantry

We’ve started a new mini pantry at Gainsborough Adventure Playground (GAPA)!   This will be topped up regularly with a variety of food from bakery, fresh fruit and vegetables, ambient goods and much more. We will also be providing ready meals such as roast chicken dinners for their children to have hot food for their lunch or dinner. GAPA is…

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11 Jan: The Co-operative Bank‘s Marketing Campaign

In June 2020, we were thrilled to be asked to take part in The Co-operative Bank’s latest marketing campaign ‘Together, we are people with a purpose’ after being accepted on their Customer Donation Fund. This was a fantastic opportunity to display some of the work we had been doing during the first lockdown, supporting over 400 families weekly!   We…