The food bank was established inMiltonKeynes in2004 and provides individuals and
familieswithemergency food supplies throughanetworkofreferral agenciessuchassocial services, C.A.B., probationservices, etc. George'schurchbecame a servingcentre in2008 andisopen for clientsto collect food parcelsbetween9.30 and 11amonSaturdays. 50% of food bank clients stay around for the regular StG Saturday Breakfast
offering hot food, friendship and fellowship.
The benefice has collectionboxesfor donateditems inboth churches and for the
last twoChristmases have provided, inassociation withthe food bank Christmashampers
and presentsfor needy families in thecommunity. The food bankhas become a veryimportant part ofthe benefice’sministry inthe community.
Milton Keynes Winter Night Shelter Project The temporary night shelter runs from December
and February and is located one night per week at of the thirteen venues (StG on
Fridays). The shelter provides accommodation and food for rough sleepers in MK following
referral from YMCA, Police or MK Council. The night shelters are open from 7.30pm
to 8.00am the following morning and they are staffed by trained volunteers from each
of the venues.
2017 Night Shelter (the 7th year). The arrangements and details how to get involved
in the 2017 Night Shelter can be found here