Tag: foodbank

Foodbank Donations Wanted

Food banks are seeing a drop in donations, perhaps due to change in people’s finances, online shopping or not being out as much. Hamilton District Foodbank need your help. Covering Hamilton and Blantyre, on the run up to Christmas, they’re looking for specific items which would really help. Items can be handed into 13-15 Cadzow […]

Foodbank Donations

We’ve learned that 559 children were supported by Hamilton District Foodbank this Christmas. An alarming figure, significantly up from last year. During December, 1335 people were assisted with food, toiletries and festive items. 559 of them were children. It’s shocking enough that foodbanks exist at all in Lanarkshire with a growing number of families relying […]

St Blane’s Act of Kindness

The children of St Blane’s Primary School on Fernslea Avenue recently took part in their own Christmas act of kindness. The children and their families took part in a reverse advent calendar. They brought in lots of food, chocolates and toiletries, which soon all mounted up into a huge pile of donated goods. All their […]

Donation to Blantyre Foodbank

Blantyre Telegraph makes a donation to Blantyre Foodbank of £25, handed into Mo at his Family Shopper store in High Blantyre. Another donation possible due to the recent sales of the Blantyre Telegraph newspaper. You can download the latest newspaper here https://theblantyretelegraph.wordpress.com/shop/