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Annual Report 2018-2019

  Click here to download our Annual Report for September 2018-August 2019    

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October Newsletter

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August Newsletter

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Thanks a million…

    …to all the wonderful pupils and staff at Colmers Farm Primary School in Rubery / Rednal – who collected a fantastic amount of food for the foodbank! Children are pictured here with Mrs Wheale and new headteacher Mr Williams.     …and to our supporters at Cotteridge fitness company, Fitbox25. The leg-warmer wearing […]

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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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