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 through
December and February and is located one night per week at each of the seven 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.
2014 Night Shelter (the 4th year). The arrangements and details how to get involved
in the 2014 Night Shelter can be found here