Tag: foodbank

Blantyre Celtic YFC Donation

Well done to the kids of Blantyre Celtic YFC who managed to collect so much food for the Blantyre and Hamilton Foodbank!  A huge amount of food was dropped off last week. The kids collected over 150kg!! Local kids doing their bit! The guys from the food bank were incredibly grateful. Well done to everybody […]

Monumental Effort

Congratulations to High Blantyre’s ‘Western Desert Recce Group’ for their amazing donation of over 300 kg of food dropped off at the Hamilton & Blantyre District foodbank on Saturday. That’s a LOT of food which will go some way to helping those most in need in this cost of living crisis. Western Desert Recce are […]

Asda Shoppers Kindness

Shoppers at Asda Blantyre graciously donated over 570 meals last month to help people facing hunger in the local area. The drive was part of a campaign throughout May which saw shoppers adding extra food items and toiletries to their trolleys which were then passed on to a collection for Hamilton District Foodbank. Asda has […]

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/