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.
Saltburn 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
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.
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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