Category: Volunteers
No, volunteers do not get paid a wage. However we may be able to refund some fuel/travel costs, and also enrol you into our Time Credits program to reward you for your time.
Category: Volunteers
  • Helping to unpack deliveries
  • Collection of food from stores to bring to Hangar Hub
  • Pantry Day Volunteering
  • Special Events
  • Litter Picks
Category: Food Pantry

Wondering Who Can Visit The Food Pantry?

You can!

Our pantry exists to help everyone feeling the pinch. You can save money on y our grocery shopping bill and your donations will help those who need it the most, or are in Crisis as it enables our project to run, and for us to help at no charge, when people really need it.

On your first visit, we ask you to have either placed an online order, or that we will do it for you when you arrive. This is to ensure that the system is fair for everyone, and that we an keep you notified from time to time about any news or additional offers we have. Please note, we don’t share any of your personal details with anyone else.

Category: Volunteers

Wondering what’s in it for you if you Volunteer?

There are so many benefits to Volunteering even if you can only spare a few hours per week.

  • Its good for you!

    Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It helps to reduces stress. Experts report that when you focus on someone other than yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns

  • Makes you healthier:

    Moods and emotions, like optimism, joy, and control over one’s fate, strengthen the immune system.

  • You gain professional experience.

    Volunteering provides you with hands-on work experience, and this can help you a lot in your chosen career.  Potential employers are very interested in people who have volunteered their time on this basis, showing commitment and resourcefulness.  You may also request a reference if you have volunteered enough time, whereby the manager would feel confident to provide one.

  • It brings people together.

    You will meet new people in a healthy environment.  You will get involved with team work and the camaraderie of a bustling pantry morning, or helping out at a class.

  • Its sociable

    Uniting people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal

  • You get a chance to give back to your community.

    People like to support community resources that they use themselves or that benefit people they care about.