Category Archives: Getting involved

Sponsor a collection – save food from the bin!

A huge thank you to Stella, Duncan, Alistair, Bruce and Douglas who have sponsored food collections this month so far. Each week, Graham does 5 collections from local co-ops and from our partner charity, The Big Difference. Each collection costs … Continue reading

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What’s on – November 2023

As the nights draw in, we have a lovely selection of events to entice you out for an evening. Grant Sharkey launches his 21st (we think! album of his 20 year project to make 40 albums – 2 per year. … Continue reading

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Help us to provide a warm space this winter

We can’t thank you enough for supporting our summer fundraising efforts, which helped with the cost of keeping our indoor community pantry and cafe running during the warmer months. As winter draws near, we are looking forward to being able … Continue reading

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We had a glitch in our payment system – can you help us catch up?

Thanks so much if you tried to donate last time we sent this email and apologies if you had issues – our payment account and Buy me a Coffee account had a falling out! We are assured it is all … Continue reading

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Help us to rescue food from the bin!

Every week, we collect surplus food from a local food waste charity and local co-ops for our community pantry and redistribute the food. We love taking perfectly good, nutritious food that would become waste and sharing it, or making it … Continue reading

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Summer Fundraiser – targets three, smaller this time!

Here’s the latest update on theūüĆü Summer¬†Fundraiser for the Community Pantry ūüĆü In June, we reached our first and biggest target of ¬£2500 to cover the additional cost of opening an indoor pantry through June, July and August when our … Continue reading

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A day in the life of our community pantry and cafe

Jani here – reporting on Saturday‚Äôs community pantry. Busy day today on paid forward soups and hot drinks and a few paying regulars in as well. We ran a shorter one today as it was just me and Zigz, Gill … Continue reading

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Can you help us keep the lights on?

Thanks so much for helping us reach our first target of ¬£2500 to cover the costs of opening our indoor pantry during the summer! Your generosity means that the extra cost of opening indoors, offering a cafe space, is covered … Continue reading

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Target number 1 – the biggest one – reached!

Huge thanks to everyone who donated to our first and most ambitious target for the summer – the cost of continuing to run indoor pantry and cafe events each week. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve raised ¬£2500 to fund … Continue reading

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A list of awesomeness

Scarlet, Deb, Paul, Mike, Chris, John, Alison, Bruce, Kath, Ellen, Pam, Piper, Tarnia, Val, Phillip, Lucy, Emma, Rosie, Samantha, Sophia, Alan, Hannah, Judith, Stuart, Doris, Francesca, Hollie, Ann, Valerie, Judith, Lexi, Christina, Derek,Tom, Meri, Claire-Jane, Carrie, Gary. B, Leigh, Rach, … Continue reading

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