Tuesday, 30 October 2012

New Barrow Foodbank collection point in Barrow town centre

The Neighbourhood Management office at 242/244 Dalton Rd is now a collection point for Barrow Foodbank.

Barrow Foodbank is about feeding local people in crisis and provides a minimum of 3 days emergency food and support to those across South-West Cumbria who are in crisis. It is part of a national network of foodbanks, one of over 170 foodbanks providing emergency food to people in crisis nationwide.

Food items the Foodbank collects include ...

Milk (UHT or powdered)
Sugar (500g)
Fruit juice (carton)
Pasta sauces
Sponge pudding (tinned)
Tomatoes (tinned)
Rice pudding (tinned)
Tea Bags/instant coffee
Instant mash potato
Tinned meat/fish
Tinned fruit
Biscuits or snack bars

To get involved with Barrow foodbank you should contact:

You can find out more at www.barrow.foodbank.org.uk
Follow Barrow Foodbank on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BarrowFoodbank

Junior Wardens - CVS Make a difference day event


Junior Wardens, working in partnership with Cumbria CVS as part of CVS Make a Difference Day. Among the activities included; putting up bird nest boxes, planting garden bulbs and clearing leaves.

Saturday, 27 October 2012

Quote for the week.....

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle” – Christian D. Larson

Friday, 26 October 2012

Among today's volunteer activites

Among today's activities with our team of values volunteers - Karen, Alex and David - planting crocus bulbs and topping up some of the raised planters with compost.