Great Yarmouth Pathway - Yarmouth & Magdalen Foodbank

Great Yarmouth Pathway - Yarmouth & Magdalen Foodbank

At a glance

Causes

  • Poverty relief

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

“The foodbank was there when we really needed it, it was an absolute lifeline”.

We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

Activities

The Yarmouth and Magdalen Foodbank provides emergency food to individuals and families in crisis locally from one of our food bank centres, which are based at the Minster Mission in Great Yarmouth and St Mary Magdalene Church in Gorleston. There will is delivery available when needed from both centres. As well as receiving a food parcel, people will also have access to other services such as a listening ear and signposting to further support.

Current opportunities

Trustees play a vital role in ensuring Yrmouth and Magdalen Foodbank meets its core purpose by overseeing the management and administration of the...