Tag: Leeds South and East Foodbank

#FoodbankNomination is “a Christmas miracle”

“It’s a Christmas miracle” says Katie, young Gypsy Traveller, Leeds, aged 12 A new craze is spreading quickly amongst West Yorkshires Gypsy and Traveller communities:  #FoodbankNomination, a phoneme where, once you have filled a shopping trolley full of food and donated it to your local foodbank or homeless charity you

Supporters’ Trust calls for biggest foodbank collection

December is the busiest month of the year for foodbanks across Leeds Universal Credit recipients won’t get payments until after Christmas Families in Leeds are having to choose between heating and eating Leeds United fans have donated over 1800 meals since the drive launched in October This Saturday (8 December

Foodbank to share new Fareshare warehouse

Two groups fighting food poverty in Leeds have opened a new shared warehouse in Beeston thanks to a grant from Asda’s “Fight Hunger, Create Change” programme. The warehouse, on the Parkside industrial estate, comes complete with two huge inflatable chiller rooms for fresh food and a fork lift truck to

United supporters urged to support food banks at home games

Leeds United Supporters’ Trust have announced that they have been working with two local food banks which covers the whole of Leeds, in setting up a new food collection point for ongoing home games in conjunction with Leeds United. The food drive will start outside the East Stand, next to