A community project working to serve the community and fight poverty, the Plymouth Foodbank is helping people who are in financial crisis by providing them with much needed food and also a listening ear and useful advice. The foodbank operates on a referral system whereby professionals working in education, housing, advice services, health services, charities etc can give vouchers to those in short term financial crisis whilst they help them in various ways themselves.
If you live in Barne Barton then Tamar View Community Centre in Miers Close have a limited number of food parcels available but food cannot be donated there.
Telephone 01752 365904
We started the project in 2008 and are part of the Trussell Trust Foodbank network. The Stonehouse part of Plymouth Foodbank is a Project of Plymouth Methodist Mission Circuit Registered Charity Number 1129521. http://www.plymouthcentralhall.co.uk.
North Plymouth Community Church run the Foodbank as part of their Reach Project http://theworshipcentre.com/1/reach/
An amazing 325 churches, schools, businesses, staff in all sorts of workplaces, clubs, societies and lots of individuals have collected and donated food. We are very grateful.
If your group would like to be involved, please call Katy or Eunice on 01752 254981.
28 Manor Street, Stonehouse Plymouth PL1 1TW
01752 254981 email@example.com
We are greatful for all donations large or small. Please note that Paypal deducts a transaction fee from each donation. To donate directly or set up a regular payment, please contact us for details of our bank account.
Anyone could need a little bit of help and hope made possible thanks to the generosity of the people of Plymouth, including many who have been helped themselves.
Regular food collections are obtained from local community groups, businesses and schools.
Major collections are from customers at local supermarkets. Volunteers assist for approx 1 hour and dates are usually advertised here and in the newsletter.
Foodbank staff and volunteers have enjoyed being at 33 school harvest festivals this year and are really grateful for all the food that has been donated.
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