The Station Foodbank has helped many Moseley School and Sixth Form families during the pandemic.
The Station was originally asked to store some sandwiches for the Birmingham Community Solidarity Group during the beginning of Lockdown 1. It was Darren Paul, as Landlord of The Station, who thought about what more they could do and how they could put the Pub to good use. This is where the Foodbank came into life, April 2020.
Many volunteers were involved locally, at its height around 50 volunteers have helped bag up food and dropped food off to those in need.
Darren now runs the bank entirely on his own with only 10 regular volunteers (most have now returned to their places of work).
85% of the food collected is from the local community donating and 15% is topped up by Active Wellbeing Society which is funded by the local council.
The ethos of the foodbank is if you are need of food we will give it to you, no forms to fill and no barriers to access.
Donations are always needed and well received you can do this by dropping them off at The Station Pub;
Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 12pm – 4pm
Sunday – 12pm – 4pm
Referrals can be made to Mrs Snowball directly: SNM@Moseley.bham.sch.uk
Pictures of the Station Foodbank below: