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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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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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