23 Dec 15
A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.
8 Dec 15
With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]
1 Dec 15
David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today. Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger? Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]
2 Nov 15
We are very pleased to welcome Jeannie Price, our new Foodbank Manager to the team at Aberdeenshire North Foodbank. Jeannie has a wealth of experience in marketing and project management and working in the voluntary sector. Jeannie will be overseeing activities at our three distribution centres and working with centre co-ordinators, volunteers and referral partners […]
21 Oct 15
MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]
17 Aug 15
The Ellon Foodbank centre has moved! The centre is now located above the VSA Carer’s Centre at 71 Station Road, Ellon AB41 9AR. The centre is open again on Tuesdays from 10am – 12 noon and on Fridays from 1pm – 3pm. To contact Ellon Foodbank Centre, please email [email protected] or phone 07562 914986
30 May 15
From Monday 1st June our Inverurie Foodbank Centre will be operating from a new address in Inverurie, this will also now be the main contact address for Aberdeenshire North Foodbank. The opening hours for Inverurie will remain the same. Aberdeenshire North Foodbank 4 St James’s Place Inverurie Aberdeenshire AB51 3UB For opening hours, contact details […]
1 May 15
Trussell Trust foodbanks gave out over one million three day emergency food supplies to UK people in crisis in 2014/15.
Benefit delays, low income and benefit changes are the primary reasons why people are currently being referred to foodbanks for emergency food. About Our Statistics The Trussell Trust statistics are a measure of volume – they show the number of people to whom The Trussell Trust foodbanks have given three days’ emergency food. These are […]
17 Nov 14
In order to meet local need we are due to open a new Foodbank Centre in Huntly. We are planning for the Foodbank to open for the first time on Tuesday 2nd December from 10am-12pm, and then run weekly on a Tuesday 10-12pm and Friday 1-3pm. The Foodbank is looking for volunteers to help run […]
5 Oct 14
From Monday 6th October 2014 our new opening times are: Monday 10am – 12pm, Wednesday 10am – 12pm and Friday 1pm – 3.30pm. At all other times, please contact us by email (info[at]aberdeenshirenorth.foodbank.org.uk) or phone (07967 364600).