Saltburn Solidarity Food Bank Premises

by Saltburn Solidarity Food Bank in Saltburn By The Sea, England, United Kingdom

Saltburn Solidarity Food Bank Premises

£1,760

raised in 79 days

+ est. £148.75 Gift Aid

28

supporters

Aim is to have our own premises, this could be either to purchase or rent. Allowing us to carry on expand and provide much needed support

by Saltburn Solidarity Food Bank in Saltburn By The Sea, England, United Kingdom

Saltburn Solidarity Food Bank (Charity No. 1192030) is a grass roots, non-profit charitable organisation established in 2019 to support individuals and families within the local area.  We offer a 'no questions asked' compassionate service where referrals or vouchers are not needed.  

1613827701_fb_img_1613826743918.jpgSaltburn by the Sea is a small town with a huge community heart, where local people donate not just non-perishable foods but life essentials, offering a vital lifeline to all.  Our services have proved invaluable to our recipients but, as a direct consequence of Covid-19 , more people are struggling due to job losses, furlough and seasonal jobs not being required. #saltburnbythesea 

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We have been operating from our homes with stocks being held in a garage, but we have found that the pandemic has increased not only the need for our service but, importantly and thankfully, donations. This has highlighted the fact we need a known, central premises from which we could have storage and deliver our food bank services and also let people stop for a 'chat and a drink' and signpost people who need additional support from outside agencies; somewhere to become a community hub which could be open every day if needed.

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Saltburn Solidarity Food Bank is looking for funding that we may have our own premises; this could be either to purchase or rent.  This will allow the charity to carry on, expand and provide much needed support now and into the future.

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