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Plympton Team Ministry Foodbank helped by Devonshire Freemasons after massive coronavirus increase in demand

Authored by Mary

Local people living in food poverty will continue to receive fresh food from the Plympton Team Ministry Foodbank, thanks to a grant of £1,500 from Devonshire Freemasons.

Activity at the Foodbank has grown rapidly after opening the foodbank in early April with the volunteer group at Plympton Team Ministry having supplied sufficient food for well over 100 people since the lockdown...

Ivybridge Foodbank helped by Devonshire Freemasons after massive coronavirus increase in demand

Authored by Mary

Local people living in food poverty will continue to receive fresh food from the Ivybridge Foodbank, thanks to a grant of £2,000 from Devonshire Freemasons.

Demand at the Foodbank has grown by more than 200 per cent during the coronavirus crisis, with the service at Ivybridge Methodist Church having fed nearly six hundred people since the lockdown began, half of them children....

Plymouth firm makes festive donation to foodbank

Authored by Mary

A Plymouth elearning company has donated eight boxes of festive food to Plymouth Foodbank in time for Christmas.

Sponge UK, based at Plymouth Science Park, paid a visit to the foodbank at Manor Street, Stonehouse on Thursday, December 17 to drop off the boxes crammed with seasonal items such as mince pies, gravy granules and stuffing mix to help towards creating Christmas dinner packs...

Sigma swaps chocolate for charity this Easter

Authored by Jayne Freer

A Plymouth marketing and advertising agency has donated an egg-stra special gift to the city’s food bank in the run up to Easter. Rather than buying Easter eggs, the nine employees at Sigma Marketing and Advertising based in Cremyll Street, decided to hold a collection. They raised £50 and decided to donate it to Plymouth Foodbank, based in Manor Street, Stonehouse. The money will go towards...

Plymouth Foodbank thank Plymouth residents

Authored by Eunice Halliday

The Plymouth Foodbank is so grateful to the thousands of Plymouth people who responded to requests for food and or money over the Christmas period. We were able to give out over 5 tonnes of food in December to individuals and families who would have had a bleak time without this help. Typical of the responses we received: "My 10 and 14 year old children cried when they saw how generous...

Argye Fans' Trust to collect for Plymouth Foodbank before Bury match

Authored by News Desk

The Argyle Fans’ Trust will be holding its annual collection for the Plymouth Foodbank before this Saturday’s game with Bury.

In the past two years Argyle fans have been exceptionally generous, and the AFT hope that spirit can continue on Saturday to allow even more people to benefit from the excellent work done by the Foodbank.

With the current financial climate, Foodbanks all...

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