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Our latest newsletter

Below is our summer newsletter with updates on our recent volunteer event, the pathways programme, and our current shopping list. Click here to download our July 2022 newsletter.

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Recruitment of Project Manager – Food Pantry Lead and Projects Advisor.

Newcastle West End Foodbank are looking to recruit a Project Manager- Food Pantry Lead and Projects Advisor. We welcome applications from experienced, competent, and compassionate people to join our team. Our Charity was established in 2013 and in the intervening years has provided services to a growing number of people affected by food insecurity and […]

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Our latest newsletter

Pink and yellow tulips and raised beds in the foodbank garden.

Below is our spring newsletter with updates on the garden, the pathways project, and some recent statistics on foodbank demand in light of the rising cost of living. Click here to download our April 2022 Newsletter.  

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Spring News Update

With the plight of the poorest – and those on average incomes – set to considerably worsen over the next year, the need for our food bank, and the services it provides, will become greater. Demand for our food will assuredly rise – at a time when donations are likely to fall. Rarely have a […]

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Recruitment for Warehouse Coordinator

Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Application deadline: Thursday 9 June 2022 Fixed Salary: £19,048 Per Annum Newcastle West End Foodbank want to recruit a temporary post for the position of ‘Warehouse Coordinator’ and welcome applications from experienced, competent, and compassionate people to join our team. Responsible to: Foodbank Operations Manager Hours: 37 hours per week […]

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Some reflections on a busy year at the Foodbank.

We’re growing. From its roots in the West End of Newcastle, the foodbank has grown to embrace other parts of our proud city. It now operates six distribution centres across Newcastle, served by a central warehouse where donations are carefully sorted and food parcels prepared. Those roots are also – literally –  growing deeper into […]

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A special Christmas message from Newcastle United

A special Christmas message from Newcastle United stars Paul Dummett, Allan Saint-Maximin, Sean Longstaff & Isaac Hayden thanking everyone involved in helping us and The Newcastle West End Foodbank. Donate to our Winter Appeal here:

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A Message of Help

One of our volunteers, Monju Meah has worked with a brilliant film and animation studio – Yard B Studios – to create a short video to deliver a message of help in response to the COVID19 crisis. View and please share across your networks!

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2.6 Campaign at home challenge

Calling all home heroes! Kicked off on 26 April – what should have been the date for the 40th London Marathon – you are invited you to dream up an activity based around the numbers 2.6 or 26 and fundraise around this. You could complete 26 laps around at the garden, scooter or roller skates, […]

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Monthly Donations Help to Sustain Our Services

An increasing number of people who make online donations to the Foodbank are doing so by making a monthly commitment. These regular donations help people to plan for their charity giving and provide the charity with a reliable donation stream to sustain services, which is more critical now as we see demand for emergency food […]

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