New Distribution Centre Opening

From 5th October 2017, working with Woodside Church we will be opening a new distribution centre. The new centre will be open on Thursdays 14:00 to 16:00 at Woodside Church (MK41 8QH). The centre will use the same voucher referral system used at our other centres. In order to get help from our foodbank, you will […]

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Sainsburys Collection Day 7th Sept 2017

We are collecting food donations at Sainsburys (Fairfield Park) on Thursday 7th Sept 2017 from 10:00 – 16:00.

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Combined Harvest Appeal 2017

Help support foodbanks with food and funds this Harvest! Foodbanks rely on donations of both food and money to help them provide this vital service of supporting people facing a crisis within communities across the UK. Without your goodwill, foodbanks would really struggle to operate and that’s why your support is needed more than ever […]

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BoS Local Heroes Charity of the Year 2017

Many thanks to all our supporters and the BoS judges who voted us as Charity of the Year 2017.

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I, Daniel Blake

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Showing at All Nations Church, Brickhill Drive, on Friday 5th May at 7:30 pm. Full details below.

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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


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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