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WE ARE 7 YEARS OLD!

What a 7 years we have had – running a very simple idea of a foodbank – helping vulnerable people who are in emergencies and getting them vital food supplies. Since opening we have supported around 34,590 clients. It’s an eye watering amount, but what a privilege to have helped, loved, cared for, hoped for  – […]

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Harvest Appeal 2021

Can you help us this Harvest Time? With winter approaching, gas prices rising and the £20 Universal Credit uplift ceasing, things are looking pretty bleak for many local people. Any donations now will help us gather up vital stocks moving towards Christmas. If you would like to donate food, please consider buying some items from […]

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Donation Point reopened

Drum roll!!!! We are pleased to announce that we are re-starting to collect physical donations of food from the general public starting week beginning Monday 14th June 2021. From then on, on both Wednesday afternoons between 1-3pm and Thursday mornings between 10am-12pm, we will be accepting donations of food into our Warehouse at Unit 4. […]

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Happy Easter

Could we ever have imagined we would still be operating delivery only one year later. As always we have to thank our amazing volunteers. The team behind delivery is huge so a big thank you to all for continuing with us on this journey. Of course none of this would be possible without our donors. […]

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Thank You doesn’t quite cover it!

We want to start the year by saying THANK YOU to everyone that has supported us in every way. We want to say a huge THANK YOU to all those donated to us during the Christmas period. Thank you to all the individuals and families that donated through our Golden Giving Page, Bankuet and Online […]

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South Belfast Foodbank – Here to Help

It is hard to believe we are in September. The usual rhythms of Summer in the foodbank have been absent. Though we are still sad to not be able to come alongside face to face with those who find themselves in need of food at this time,  we have continued to distribute our food parcels […]

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Northern Ireland Artist, Rosie McElnay, Donating to South Belfast Foodbank

Rosie is an artist based in Portrush who when watching the potential impact COVID was having  on local businesses felt compelled to take action. She says, “Behind the scenes during lockdown I’ve been working tirelessly to put together an innovative new art collection called “Unlocking Landscapes” that showcases scenes of our beautiful homeland. I feel […]

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CELEBRATING OUR VOLUNTEERS IN VOLUNTEER WEEK

South Belfast Foodbank is in its 6th year of operations. It is supported by 29 local churches as well as businesses and individuals. It operates with over 90 volunteers who manager, Bruce Gardiner Crehan, wants to especially thank this Volunteer Week. South Belfast foodbank usually operates  face to face foodbank sessions 5 days a week […]

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Foodbank Permanent Collection Point Reopens in Tesco Newtownbreda

Our Foodbank Permanent Collection Point in Tesco Newtownbreda is  always amazingly supported. So a big Thank You to all the shoppers that donate there.   We needed to suspend our collections for the initial period of lockdown  but we are glad to say it is now back in action. Our stocks are low so donations of non […]

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Busy Distributing Food in these Challenging Times

South Belfast Foodbank has risen to the challenge of distributing food to those in food poverty in these difficult times. Though we are still unable to offer our face to face services, our volunteers are very busy getting food to those who need it. The safety of our volunteers and clients is paramount. We are sourcing […]

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