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St Gregory’s Food Bank (SGFB)

HELP OTHERS BY GIVING

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me. Matthew 25:35

ABOUT

MORE ABOUT US

OUR FOODBANK

We provide a range of grocery and store cupboard items with household cleaning and personal hygiene products available on request to the most vulnerable in society.

ABOUT US

For over 5 years, SGFB based in Wyndford area of Maryhill has been serving people within the G20, G21 and G22 postcodes of Glasgow.

GET INVOLVED

Whether you contribute your time or financially you make a real difference.

We are an independent food bank:

* No referrals are required

* staffed entirely by volunteers

* Benefits hugely from the generosity of the parish priest and congregation of st Gregory’s: no overhead costs, no heating, lighting or rent

the cost of living crisis is disproportionately hitting the most vulnerable in society

there are many multi storey blocks housing asylum seekers, refugees, drug users and those suffering from alcholism

weekly STATisticS w/c 23/1/23

193

BAGS OF FOOD DISTRIBUTED

482

PEOPLE HELPED

£1737

TOTAL COST

our services

Our food bank is open from 10am to 12 noon monday to friday

All those who are in need are welcome with no requirement for a formal referral.


Each person or family in need will RECEIVE a bag of food staples once a week

The value of each bag that SGFB distributes is around £9.


other items are also available on request

A number of household cleaning and personal hygiene product are available.


GET INVOLVED

HOW YOU CAN HELP

MAKE A FINANCIAL DONATION

Your financial donation allows us to buy the key essentials that make up each of our bags.

donate food or other items

Your donations of food and other items are vital to ensuring that we have enough supply to meet demand. We are very interested in taking shop stock that is surplus to requirements. Contact us to learn more.

JOIN OUR EFFORTS

The operation of the food bank is totally reliant on volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved or finding out more come along to our next information session at 2pm on the last Monday of every month starting 30th January 2023 in the Church Hall.

DONATE via credit / debit card

Donate to our Food Bank

£

DONATE via one off bank transfer / regular standing order

BANK DETAILS:

Account Name: St Gregory’s Church Food Bank

Sort Code: 83-21-42.

Account Number:  OO2569OO.

If you are able please gift aid your donation by completing the gift aid form available here and email it us

Any Financial contributions can go a long way to helping those in need:

£9 for a bag of basic foodstuffs

£2.50 for assorted fresh fruit 

£2 for home and laundry cleaning materials

£2  for a bag of fresh vegetables

50p for goodie bags for children

DONATE FOOD

Note due to storage limitations we are unable to accept the following items:

Alcohol
Raw/chilled meats
Fresh produce that requires storage
Out of date items
Non dated items
Open items

join our efforts

There are a number of different jobs available:

1.  Shop for us.

2.  Stock up, stack and rotate goods.

3. Prepare items to dispense from within bulk packaging. 

4. Dispense at the door. 

5. Drive for us to uplift donations.

6.  Maintain paperwork, the environment of the food bank, safe and environmentally appropriate disposal of items.

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Contact US

Telephone number :

07734 051473

Address:

St Gregory’s Foodbank

130 Kelvindale Road

Wyndford

Glasgow G20 8DP

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The parish of St Gregory and its Food Bank are part of the Archdiocese of Glasgow, a Registered Scottish Charity No SC018140