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Donations and COVID-19 Safety

Thank you to all of our supporters for your wonderful support of Renfrewshire Foodbank over the last year. Since lockdown in March 2020 we have received just under 106 tonnes of items.  This incredible generosity has allowed us to continue to provide food and essential items to those in our community struggling during these difficult […]

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CHRISTMAS 2020 – Opening Times

The Foodbank is closed until Wednesday 6 January. We will, however, be giving to food to those who need it as follows during the festive season: Wednesday 30 December 2020: Johnstone St Paul’s Church, Quarrelton Road, Johnstone – 10am – 12 noon Paisley Central Baptist Church, 14 Lady Lane, Paisley – 1.30pm – 4.30pm Thursday […]

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Renfrewshire Foodbank Christmas Appeal

Everyone should have enough food to eat, but this is not the case. In Renfrewshire, people are going without food. People coming to the Foodbank have been missing meals, often for days at a time. Many are struggling this year due to the economic effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Please help provide food, gas/electricity, and […]

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EASTER 2020

This year due to the difficulties people are experiencing with COVID-19, we will NOT close on Good Friday, 10 April.  We will be open to give out food to those who need it at Paisley Central Baptist Church Community Hall, 14 Lady Lane, Paisley from 1.30-4.30. We will be closed on Easter Monday, 13 April. HAPPY […]

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CHRISTMAS 2019

We are giving our food as follows:   Erskine Distribution, Erskine Baptist Church, Park Hill, Park Mains, Erskine Monday 23 December 10-12 Monday 30 December 10-12 Paisley Central Baptist Church Community Hall, 14 Lady Lane, Paisley Monday 23 December 2-4 Friday 27 December 1.30-4.30 Monday 30 December 2-4 Friday 3 January 1.30-4.30   Our Office, […]

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We are recruiting!

Do you have the skills to manage and develop Renfrewshire Foodbank’s operations across Renfrewshire? If so, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for a new Project Manager – for more information about the role, please see the job description below. To apply, simply send your CV along with a short statement in support of […]

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Join us and make a real difference!

  To ensure we have a well-rounded and diverse Board we are particularly keen to hear from people with experience of: Law and the legal system Social care and the benefits system Board administration However, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. The Board meets once per quarter and all members are expected […]

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We have a new telephone number

Please note our new office telephone number below:

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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