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A Big Thankyou

In the last year Trussell Trust Foodbanks handed out a record 1.6m emergency food parcels to people facing hunger and poverty. Without our army of 28,000 community volunteers, none of this would have been possible.  

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June Newsletter

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Five weeks too long

People are being forced to food banks because five weeks is too long to wait for Universal Credit. This isn’t right – the government needs to end the five week wait. #5WeeksTooLong Join the campaign

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Mum of five left with nothing while waiting for Universal Credit.

  Benefits claimants who are switched onto universal credit have to wait at least five weeks without money before they receive their first payment. K is a 36 year old mum with five kids at home. She came to the foodbank for the third time in quick succession after she was moved onto universal credit, […]

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April Newsletter

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Foodbank usage continues to rise

The upward pressure of numbers is evident. In  February last year the B30 Foodbank supplied 753 people with emergency food this year we supplied 1007 people a 34% rise      In the week ending  March 2nd 2019 we fed 236 people 155 adults 81 children on 128 vouchers.  We used 1975 kgs of food and received in […]

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Why not fill a B30 Foodbank Lent Money Box?

  Can you help B30 Foodbank during Lent? Are you giving up something for Lent and have a few extra pennies to spare? Why not fill a B30 Foodbank Lent Money Box? An information sheet and Lent Box to cut out and make can be downloaded from here.       In  a word file […]

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February Newsletter

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Best before dates on food.

  We are grateful for every donation that comes our way… … without the support of our donors, B30 Foodbank could not operate. Last year was our busiest yet but the donations went up alongside the number of clients, so we managed to cope.   For information about use by dates please see our facebook post […]

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B30 Foodbank Usage in 2018

In 2018 the B30 foodbank gave out 61,190kgs of food, giving emergency three-day food parcels to 9,443 people including 3,796 children . This would not have been possible without the generosity of our wonderful donors some of whom can one seen in the photograph. We must express a huge vote of thanks to all our […]

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