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Harvest and Donating to our Foodbank

Are you thinking about donating your harvest collections to our Foodbank?  We would love to hear from you! Please use this poster to display within in your community showing the items that our Foodbank really needs. 6-a-harvest-appeal-poster-a4

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Sheringham Shoals Gift to our Foodbank

Sheringham Shaols (the wind turbine company off Sheringham beach) award Cromer & District Foodbank a fully electric Van!  

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Aylsham Jubilee Centre Filling the Holiday Hunger Gap

MakeLunch @ Jubilee Family Centre is part of a national initiative responding to parents struggling on tight budgets and aims to fill the holiday hunger gap. We are open to families with children aged 0-11 years (and their siblings) from Aylsham and the surrounding villages who would like a free healthy hot meal, activities and […]

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SUMMER FETE

Please come and join us for our Summer Fete! Saturday 20th August 2016 Sheringham 12-4pm St Josephs Catholic Church (opposite Tesco) Would you like to be involved?  We would love to hear from you.  Call Ella on 07826 376343. Foodbank Summer Fete Poster

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

Click here to read our Spring 2016 Newsletter Spring Newsletter-2016 – 8 (1)

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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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?

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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

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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

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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.

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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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