31 Oct 22
Our Autumn Newsletter is now available, with updates on our activities as we face some of our busiest months on record. We would like to thank everyone for their continued support in these challenging times. Please feel free to share this newsletter with your networks, you can click here to download a printable PDF version.
20 Oct 22
In the run up to our busiest period, we’re launching our reverse advent calendar. To join in, we’re asking people to donate one item daily from our list of urgently needed items from 1st-24th Nov, which can then be dropped off at one of our drop-off points. These include our Benwell Lane office and many […]
1 Jul 22
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.
10 Apr 22
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 […]
20 Dec 21
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 […]
7 Dec 20
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:
8 Jul 20
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!
27 May 20
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, […]
24 May 20
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 […]
22 May 20
Everyone at the Foodbank would like to say a heartfelt “Thank You” to the NHS, local businesses, and the public for supporting our charity in these difficult times. We have received donations from staff at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, the local businesses community and university clubs, each holding fundraisers and many other initiatives to raise […]