5p Bus supports Newcastle's West End Food Bank

19 October 2015

Someone using our 5p Bus

Our 5p Bus is supporting the West End Food Bank in Newcastle with regular visits twice a month.

People in need who rely on the food bank will now also have access to quality, used clothing, footwear and other essential items available on board. Each item is priced at just 5p, making it highly affordable for those who struggle to make ends meet.

"We want our 5p Bus to help as many people as possible get the warm clothing they need as winter approaches," said 5p Bus Manager, Iris Boyd. "To make sure we have enough items to meet demand, I would like to appeal to anyone clearing out their wardrobe to donate their unwanted clothing to us – particularly men's clothing, children's shoes and warm coats which are all in short supply at the moment."

You can drop off donations at St Cuthberts Care head office, West Road, Newcastle or at Holy Cross Nursing Home, Ettrick Grove, Sunderland. Details of opening hours as well as the times and locations of our 5p Bus visits are available by contacting Iris Boyd on 0191 2280111 or email iris.boyd@stcuthbertscare.org.uk