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PARENTS WORRY ABOUT HOLIDAY CHILDCARE COSTS

‘Help is here’ say Ringwood Foodbank, as 32% of parents in the South West worry about extra costs of paying for childcare this school holiday & 1 in 10 will skip a meal or more to feed their kids Over 1 in 10 (11%) parents in the South West will skip a meal or more […]

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WAITROSE HELPING WITH 2016 STOCK TAKE

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  Our friends from Waitrose once again helping out with the annual stocktake at the warehouse.  

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TACKLING FOOD POVERTY IN FORDINGBRIDGE

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The demand for emergency food aid in Ringwood and the surrounding areas continues to increase with growing numbers of adults and children experiencing food poverty. Currently, more than 1,500 people a year are receiving food aid through the Ringwood Foodbank. More than a third of these are children. To meet this growing need, a third […]

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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

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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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