NEWS AND UPDATES
New Brook Green Play Area
What a difference the new ground makes! We can’t wait to be back in here playing and having adventures!
Our food distribution team passes the 10,000 mark, with 11,524 deliveries to the local community. Well done everyone! Congratulations team!
Introducing NHS Covid 19 APP
NHS Test and Trace service
The Masbro Centre joins the NHS in the testing and contact tracing programme called the NHS Test and Trace service. Let's all do our part by using the NHS Covid19 App.
The app has key features that will help you and your community to reduce your personal risk and the public’s risk too.
Chair of Urban Partnership Group Lends A Hand
Kamini Sanghani, Chair of UPG lends a hand with food distribution at the White City Community Centre. It was wonderful to have Kamini on board as part of the Food Distribution Team.
Over 90 bags of food was distributed to local residents.
White City Food Bank featured on H&F HOT TOPICS
It was great having UPG's work featured on the LBHF website Here's what Cllr Sue Fennimore, H&F Council Deputy Leader had to say:
“We’ve been really impressed how everyone is willing and able to give up their time to deliver such a vital service in such a time of crisis"
H&F Takes the knee and says with one voice that Black Lives Matter
The appalling killing of George Floyd on 25 May, resident of Minnesota, by a Minneapolis police officer is all the more painful coming after so many others:
It is an outrage. We stand in solidarity with people protesting around the world striving for change.
Families Come Together Fundraising Though Masbro Children's Centre
Donations bring children fun during lockdown! Enterprising local mums helped 100 children in Masbro Children's Centre area by fundraising to buy over £1500 of toys, board games and books . . .
Thank you to all our supporters
Masbro UPG would like to say thank you to our food suppliers, volunteers and staff for all your help and support in serving our community. We couldn't do it without you! . . .
COMMUNITY KITCHEN NEWS
Community Kitchen becomes food distribution outlet
Edward Woods (UPG) had a community kitchen once a week before the Coronavirus shut us down. Not to be beaten we have turned our community kitchen into a food distribution outlet . . .
Local MP joins in plus and letter of support from Deputy Lieutenant
Andy Slaughter popped in to the White City distribution centre on Thursday 7th May and helped serve out the food . Andy is a great supporter of UPG over the years and we have his full support . . .
FOOD DISTRIBUTION OUTLETS
Masbro, Edward Woods and White City
We have delivered over 1200 food packages and meals since the lockdown on 17th March. But not just any food, this a selection of fresh vegetables & fruit, ready meals, cakes and soft drinks . . .
Lock Down 2020
We are tackling the Covid 19 crises head on - supporting our NHS staff, carers, bus and shop workers. Food distribution is key and we have three food distribution centres . . .