Faith Christian Group run three main activities:
ReadiFood – Reading’s Food Bank; A Bed for the Night – Reading Churches’ Winter Night Shelter; “ReadiStreet” – a “soup run” food handout.
Staff have specific responsibilities but also work across all aspects of the charities activities.
Malcolm Peirce – Director – has headed up FCG since 2005
Malcolm has worked with FAITH both as a Volunteer and then as a Trustee since the early 90’s. His background is in Education and and a variety of office and administrative roles. He brings a broad brush of skills to the management of FAITH. Malcolm is part of LifeSpring Church in Reading
Amanda Bayley – General Manager – responsible for the everyday operation of Faith Christian Group
Amanda joined us in March 2013 as our Administrator. She had worked with us on a volunteer basis and brought with her much experience in Administration and P.A. work. In 2015 as part of restructuring she was promoted to Office Manager. In 2018 she was promoted to General Manager to take on greater responsibility for the overall running of FAITH.
Amanda is a member of St Mary’s Church Wargrave amanda @ fcg .org .uk
Alison Peyton – Food Bank Manager – looks after all aspects of the ReadiFood warehouse; parcel deliveries; volunteers; corporate teams
Alison has been with us since 2011 and attends St. John’s and St Stephen’s Church, New Town.
alison @ readifood .org .uk 0118 9872672
Wendy Harris – “ReadiStreet” Manager – Looks after our street outreach teams as well as being part of the general office team
Wendy joined us in the summer of 2015 as our Administrator. She has specific responsibility for our ReadiStreet volunteers and operations. She has a wealth of background experience with people who are unemployed and on benefits. Wendy is a member of All Nations (Elim)
Mary Lewis – A Bed for the Night (B4N) Nightshelter Co-ordinator and street homeless navigator
Mary has proved to be an amazing addition to our team. She is part of St James Catholic Church on the Forbury.
Sarah Mawby – Office Administrator – ReadiFood Food Bank and other office duties
Sarah is part of New Hope Community Church.
Tara Hensford – Food collections; Deliveries; Warehouse
Tara works for us around three days a week enabling us to collect food from supermarkets, schools and other suppliers. She still helps out as a volunteer with parcel deliveries and looking after our “toiletries department”.