Enniskillen Food Bank reports rise in demand

OVER 450 people from across Fermanagh have availed of support from the Enniskillen Food Bank over the past two months. Since the Covid-19 pandemic and the crippling costs of food and essential items, a number of Fermanagh residents have been forced to reach out to the Enniskillen Food Bank for help. John Shades, manager at […]

Plea for volunteers as foodbank demand surges

AS the number of families seeking food aid surges across the North, here in Fermanagh the Enniskillen Foodbank has made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Last year the Fermanagh foodbank, located at the Lakes Vineyard Church near the Enniskillen Buttermarket, gave out almost 400 Christmas hampers to families who were struggling to make it through […]

Sign of the times as local families bank on food parcels just to get by

  THE RECESSION remains in Fermanagh and many families struggling to get by are being forced to turn to food banks. John Shades and his wife Charlene work at the Lakes Vineyard Church’s Inside-Out food store at Queen Street, Enniskillen, a food bank for those who cannot afford to feed themselves or their families. The […]