Posts in: Barrow

Thank you – Tesco Big Collection

Thank you so much to all the people who donated food and money to Barrow Foodbank at Tesco Flass Lane over the weekend. We collected 420.2kg of food which equates to 1200 meals! Thanks also to the Tesco staff who made our volunteers feel welcome.

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Rucksacks and sleeping bags to be given to south Cumbria homeless

RUCKSACKS containing a sleeping bag, a stove and warm clothes are to be handed out to homeless people referred to a foodbank. Men and women who are sleeping rough will be given the backpacks after a visit to Barrow Foodbank, thanks to new funding worth more than ¬£20,000 over four years. The money has been […]

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Getting ready for the Tesco Big Collection

There is a Big food Collection that is running at tesco Extra, Tesco Flass Lane and Tesco Millom this week. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. This is our warehouse manager Alison in the trolley!

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Food poverty in Barrow

AT least 38 people needed hospital intervention in Barrow for malnourishment over the last three years, amid warnings more adults cannot afford to feed themselves. The number of patients treated for extreme weight loss as the primary diagnosis at Furness General¬†Hospital has increased for the last two years. Figures revealed through Freedom of Information laws […]

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