NUFC SUPPORTERS FOODBANK – FIRST COLLECTION – ITEMS NEEDED!

by • January 30, 2017 • NewsComments (4)1137

The first collection of the NUFC Supporters Food-bank will take place at St James’ Park this coming Saturday ahead of the match against Derby County.

Supporters will be able to make donations from 1pm on Strawberry Place opposite NINE Bar. 

The NUFC Supporters Food-bank is working in cooperation with the Newcastle West Food-bank, the largest Food-bank in the UK as well as Newcastle United FC, the Newcastle United Supporters Trust, NUFC Fans United and is supported by NUFC.COM and true faith.

Over 1000 people including children and people with disabilities and health problems receive a food parcel from Support NUFC Foodbank in asscosiation with NUFC & Newcstle West End Foodbank. Donate matchday: opposite NINE Bar, Starwberry Place from 1pmNewcastle West Food-bank each WEEK. Other Food-banks in the North East will separately issue more food parcels and volunteers report that the demand for food and other support is increasing all of the time. The demand has never been greater. Donations will be organised to other Food-banks in accordance with need and item availability.

true faith invited Mike Nixon Project Manager of the Newcastle West Food-bank to specify which items would be especially welcome as donations to the first NUFC SUPPORTERS FOOD-BANK collection this Saturday.

These are the items that would be especially useful to those in need in the city and across the region:

Tinned meat products 

Tinned fish
Tea bags
Coffee
Long-life milk
Long-life fruit juice
Sugar
Rice
Tinned tomatoes 
Please take a few minutes to watch this short film by VICE – SHY BAIRNS GET NOWT detailing the work of the Newcastle West Food Bank with whom NUFC Supporters Foodbank is affiliated.

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4 Responses to NUFC SUPPORTERS FOODBANK – FIRST COLLECTION – ITEMS NEEDED!

  1. Peter Shearer says:

    Great idea and very uplifting to see.

  2. Sandra says:

    There is a homeless man with his dog that sits in the car park every home game. Can we help feed him please?

  3. mikey says:

    aye great idea. How long will you be on strawberry place for?