10 Nov 16
Latest figures show 770 emergency food parcels given to local people by Taunton Foodbank in six months
770 three day emergency food boxes given to local people in crisis by Taunton Foodbank in first half of the year – over 40% went to families with children. Latest statistics published by The Trussell Trust foodbank network show UK-wide foodbank figures are still not decreasing Over 770 three day emergency food boxes were […]
12 Oct 16
We are calling again upon the wonderful generosity of our community to help us feed those in crisis in our communities. We are desperately in need of the following items: Long life Fruit Juice Jam Tinned Rice Pudding If you can help us, please donate your wonderful gifts in one of our supermarket collection points. […]
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 […]
1 Dec 15
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 […]
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, […]
1 May 15
Trussell Trust foodbanks gave out over one million three day emergency food supplies to UK people in crisis in 2014/15.
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 […]