23 Dec 15
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.
8 Dec 15
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 […]
21 Oct 15
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, […]
23 Sep 15
23rd September 2015 marks the second birthday of Rutland Food Bank. During that time 1500 people have received emergency packs of food to last 3 days and 23.5 tonnes of food collected mostly by the generosity of local people. Many thanks to all concerned, in whatever capacity, in making it such a success.
2 Oct 14
As of September 23rd 2014, Rutland Food Bank has been feeding clients for a whole year. In this time we provided three days of meals for 754 people – 544 adults and 210 children. We have worked with 65 voucher holders to issue our clients the red vouchers they need to access Food Bank. Our […]