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URGENT DONATIONS NEEDED – TINNED MEAT, FRUIT, VEGETABLES AND BODYWASH

Our foodbank has run out of tinned fruit and bodywash, and is almost out of tinned meat and tinned vegetables too. We kindly ask for donations, particularly of these items! Please come by between 11:30-3:30 on Tuesdays & Friday with any donations and we can offer you a cup of tea and our thanks!

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URGENT DONATIONS REQUIRED-We Are in Need of Milk!

Due to high client demand, this last week ending 12th April  has seen our store of milk totally depleted. Donations will be highly appreciated Long life UHT Milk(Whole Milk & Semi Skimmed)   We are open again on Tuesday 16th April & Friday 19th April 2019 so urgent donations required Thank you  

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Thank you donors for all the food you collect, and frontline professionals who issue vouchers, and thank you volunteers for all the time you give, and Trussell Trust for your support, we couldn’t do it without you!

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We most need tins of meat, UHT full milk, UHT juice, instant coffee, toilet paper rolls, laundry detergent, biscuits, dried fruit/nuts BUT we are okay for chocolate bunnies, pasta, teabags and beans

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We need tins of meat, UHT full milk, UHT juice, instant coffee, toilet paper rolls and laundry detergent

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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Trussell Trust foodbanks gave out over one million three day emergency food supplies to UK people in crisis in 2014/15.

Benefit delays, low income and benefit changes are the primary reasons why people are currently being referred to foodbanks for emergency food. About Our Statistics The Trussell Trust statistics are a measure of volume – they show the number of people to whom The Trussell Trust foodbanks have given three days’ emergency food. These are […]

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