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New Foodbank session opens!

A much-needed evening Foodbank service is now available on Wednesdays between 5pm and 7pm at Morden Baptist Church, which is in the centre of Morden, close to Morden tube and buses.  We know that this will make life easier for working families and individuals who are referred to us.  Click here for full details of all Foodbank locations […]

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Read about our busiest day ever!

Read the latest news from the Foodbank here – we had our busiest day ever over the Christmas period and you’ll be amazed at how much food you, the public donated.

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February newsletter – a Valentine’s special!

Click here to read the latest newsletter – featuring stories from some of the clients we met at Christmas as well as all the usual numbers about your amazing donations.

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November newsletter – Christmas help needed

For the November newsletter, click here  – all the latest on harvest festival donations and how you can help local people in need this Christmas.

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Read all about it – Wimbledon Foodbank in the local press

The SW Londoner visited Wimbledon Foodbank recently and published an article about our clients and why they need our services – click here to read it.

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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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