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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…


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…


11 Jan: Gainsborough Nursery School Mini Food Pantry

We have just expanded our Feeding Gainsborough Network!   Gainsborough Nursery School has joined in partnership with ourselves here at Feeding Gainsborough to set up a mini food pantry and freezer to support their pupils and their families. Nurseries are not required to close, like schools and colleges are, during this third lockdown so it was very important to get…


08 Jan: Community Fridge and Freezer

On the 4th January 2021 the government announced the third national lockdown across the UK. We are aware this will present many challenges for both our organisation and individuals and families impacted by the extra costs or reduced income due to the Covid-19 pandemic.   Our organisation came together to think of a response that still supports those in need…

Feeding Gainsborough Food Shout

06 Jan: Christmas Eve Food Shout 2020

On Christmas Eve 2020 we held our third successive ‘Free Food Shout’ events in the local community.   One ‘Food Shout’ was based uphill’s in the social lounge at Affordable Foods Gainsborough and the other was based at our premises adjacent to Bread and Roses Community Pantry in the town centre. We were delighted we were able to put on…