As an organisation dedicated to working for Pantries and their communities, we were happy to be able to arrange for Deputy First Minister Shona Robison a visit to one of our members, The Larder in West Lothian. We are pleased that the government is interested in our...
Here’s some ways to save !!
1. Did you sign up for a 🆓trial ? keep it 🆓 by remembering to CANCEL❌ and setting an earlier reminder.
2. Don’t be hesitant to bring LEFTOVERS 🥗 into the office; they will save you more money than a meal deal every day!
3. Don’t sleep on debts; if you owe money, make sure to pay it off as quickly as possible so that you can spend and save guilt-free. 🛒🛍
4. Rather than transferring from savings and being surprised when money is taken out, automate the frequent bills such as the phone. 💸💸
5. Before heading out or shopping, see whether there are any available promotional coupons or vouchers. If it’s with family or young person, remind them to bring Young Scot Cards & Student Cards. 🧒🚸
6. Cash makes it easier to budget than online, breaking £20 note is harder than just tapping your card. Take out some cash instead 🏧💳
September 2023 Glasgow Food Summit. A busy day for the team promoting the pantry model at the Glasgow Food Summit hosted in Glasgow City Chambers. Good to share practice from Glasgow , UK and beyond. Our CEO Mandy co presented on the innovative partnership with Thrive Under 5 , Alexandra Rose and the Ruchazie Pantry . A good measure of how far we have come since the last Food Summit in 2019 but also opportunity to reflect on how much we still need to do.
Our Story2018 – Discussions with Glasgow City Council & our partner organisation Fareshare Glasgow & West of Scotland lead to the development of a best practice mode , a steering group is formed to establish a pilot in the North East of the city. 2019 – Two...
We began November by attending Scotland’s Annual Homelessness Conference in Perth, where we were delighted to be among the 250 guests and hear our own Chief Executive Officer, Mandy Morgan, speak. Our first sofa session, “Be More Human,” was both uplifting and entertaining. As much as food may have appeared to be unrelated to the day’s theme, we were pleased to demonstrate the interconnectedness of the two challenges through their mutual demand for you to be more human .
As part of Challenge Poverty Week we attended an event in Parkhead promoting awareness of the pantry model, Great conversations with pantry members and partners. Strengthened our links with Health Improvement colleagues . Our pantry hubs are good vehicles for delivery of a range of health improvement measures to support our communities
We are just about to launch our new van service with our lovely new van but we need volunteers to help us. Are you able to give us some of your time? If so you will be helping fight food waste, while feeding people in need in your local community. Even better, you...
As locally led organisations our members are best placed to know and understand the needs of the local community. Our members will play a large part in social and economic renewal and are best placed to support communities through this period.
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