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Friday, 30 October 2020

Christmas Shopping online - help us raise funds


Don't forget that Darnall Forum is working in Partnership with Give as You Live to raise funds for the work that the Forum does.  

If you are thinking of shopping online, then go to the 'Give as you Live' and register for your free account.  You will be asked what charity you want to support and we would appreciate you selecting Darnall Forum (other charities are available to support through 'Give as You Live').

Select from the numerous stores that are available and shop as you normally would.  'Give as You Live' then gives us a percentage of your shop total, without it costing you anything!




Day 2 - A further 75 food and activity packs delivered. Successful trips to The Handsworth Inn  and The Rhubarb Shed Cafe.  Thank you for for your hospitality and the cupcakes. They tasted amazing. We appreciate you joining forces ️. 


A massive thank you to Fiona Spotswood and her team who have been giving out fresh fruit and vegetables to local families since July.  They have been running Best Start Communities Count Project in Sheffield. This is a city-wide programme aimed at giving young families from areas with greatest need a better start in life.

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Message from Zahira, who is co-ordinating our food bank


As winter approaches, the effects of Coronavirus continue to trap people in poverty. Food banks in the Trussell Trust network are forecast to provide a  staggering six emergency food parcels every minute. This cannot be right.

 In my interview this morning on the Toby Foster show I highlighted the importance of providing food packs to struggling families and how it’s never the child’s fault. I shared that Darnall Forum will strive to ensure no family goes to sleep on a empty stomach.

A massive thank you to Community champion Morrisons Meadowhead, Lucy Gibson and the staff at Morrisons for their extremely generous donation. We could not do this without your amazing support. 

Thank you to Sheffield Libraries, Archives & Information for donating children books. The smiles on the young people’s face shows the difference we are collectively making to their lives.

Thank you to our local MP Clive Betts for the food donations and attending to support our initiatives.

Thank you to Natasha Iqbal for baking chocolate brownies and providing desserts for our volunteers.

 A big Thank You to Kinder Kalsi  Gina Kalsi, Adeel Kahn Yasmeen Ali Ana Yousaf Farha Iqbal Sohail Mumtaz Zee Zaman Syd Khaan Manuch Manuch Hadis Lk for helping with packing and delivering food parcels and children’s activity packs. Over 150 packs were made today. We have a great team and will continue to support the most vulnerable in our communities. We are always here to help

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Pathway 2 Success - Employment support programme


If you are currently out of work and need one-to-one support then  the Pathway 2 Success programme is for you.  This is a totally free service for people living in S9.  If you are interested, click on the link below and complete the form and I will get back to you. (Copy and paste the link into your browser)



Monday, 26 October 2020

End Child Poverty


Friday, 9 October 2020

Are you currently unemployed/economically inactive and looking for work?

Don't forget that Darnall Forum are part of Sheffield City Council's 'Opportunity Sheffield's' Pathway2Success programme.

Our Lead Key Support Worker, Chris, is on hand to help guide you into finding education, training and employment opportunities, so why not contact him on 07888135429/ 

You must be over the age of 18 and either be claiming unemployment benefit or be economically inactive.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions some of the support Chris provides will be completed by telephone or online. 

Annual General Meeting 2020

 The Trustee's at Darnall Forum invite you to the Annual General Meeting, which this year will be held via Zoom.

It will take place on Tuesday 27th October 2020 at 1.00pm and is a ticketed event.  Tickets are free and can be obtained by using the following link.

If anyone is interested in becoming a trustee of the Forum, please email who will send you an information pack.  

Thank you