Tag: Leeds South and East Foodbank

Asda Middleton launches food drive for local foodbank

A supermarket in Middleton has teamed up with a local foodbank to collect food to help the area’s most vulnerable through Covid-19. Colleagues at Asda Middleton have helped launch the drive to collect food donations at the store, as part of a nationwide drive by the supermarket chain. Shoppers will be able to donate much-needed supplies

How to give help or get help from Leeds South & East Foodbank

I managed to speak with Nathanya Laurent, Development Manager at Leeds South & East Foodbank, to find out more about  the current situation, how people can help the foodbank and receive help from it. Changes to the current referral system and how to get help “Because of the current climate,

#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