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We are pleased to make available our spring newsletter. An opportunity to thank you again for your ongoing support in helping provide emergency food to local people in crisis. Newsletter Spring 2017 Version Final It includes an update on the neighbourhood food collection. Some numbers on how many people you have helped us feed. Meet […]

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Neighbourhood Food Collection

  Over the last couple of days and through tomorrow (1st to 3rd December), we are hosting a food collection with Tesco as part of the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection. 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 […]

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Thank you

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  The trustees and management of St Neots Foodbank would like to take the opportunity to thank the people of St Neots for again demonstrating your amazing generosity. At the recent Neighbourhood Food Collection held at Tesco Extra St Neots we received donations weighing 1602 kg. This whopping contribution amounts to approximately 3900 meals for […]

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Neighbourhood Food Collection

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We are taking part in the nationwide Neighbourhood Food Collection. Our volunteers will be collecting food at Tesco Extra St Neots on Friday 1st July and Saturday 2nd July. It is your donations of food that make it possible for us to help local people in their time of crisis #EveryCanHelps Thank You

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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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