Easter Closures

Please note that the Acton centre will be closed on Good Friday, and the warehouse will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. All other centres will be open as usual over the Easter weekend.

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Article from Ealing Today

Click here for the article: Only three pay cheques away from a crisis  

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Neighbourhood food collection 1st – 3rd December

Help us support people facing hunger this winter by donating whilst you shop at Tesco Hoover building from Thursday 1st Dec to Saturday 3rd December. Christmas can be a difficult time for individuals and families who are already managing on extremely tight budgets. The increased winter fuel bills, and the pressure of choosing between heating and eating, […]

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Treasurer needed to join the Board of Trustees of Ealing Foodbank

Ealing Foodbank urgently needs a committed Christian with financial experience to join the board of trustees as Voluntary Treasurer. We are looking for someone who can offer their skills to help with good accounting, strategic fund raising and budgeting. Ealing Foodbank currently feeds on average 80 people per week, and has given away over 113 […]

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Ealing Foodbank in Greenford now open Saturday mornings

Ealing Foodbank in Greenford is now on Saturdays from 9.30am – 11.30am for clients who have been referred and have a red voucher. The number one reason for crisis given by clients is ‘low income’ and opening on a Saturday will mean that those who might otherwise be at work, but still need foodbank support will […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

Food sorting - pasta and tins boxes large

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?

warehouse volunteers chatting about tinned food

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

voluteer chatting to client over tea and biscuits

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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