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Listening without prejudice

Community Commissioner, Morine (pictured below far left at the PTC launch) reflects on her mental health journey  My experience of mental health issues began in very early childhood with a series of traumatic events. This began with the death of my father, which I witnessed at four years old, and ongoing mental and physical abuse throughout my […]

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We are recruiting

We have new roles available. Please see here for more information and to apply. https://www.charityjob.co.uk/recruiter/good-company-surrey-epsom-ewell-foodbank/39279  

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Blessing in the noise

Have you ever listened to the words of ‘Away in a manger’ and found the line ‘But little Lord Jesus, no crying He makes’, hard to believe? You are not alone. It’s unlikely that in a stable, surrounded by animals, strangers and sleeping on hay, a newborn baby would be silent. Instead, the manger scene […]

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Christmas is coming and the importance of grace

Christmas is fast approaching, it’s a tough time of year for so many of our clients who struggle to provide for their families. We have spent a long time preparing for what we know will likely be an increase in demand for support and we hope we have enough resources in place to cover the […]

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Bags for Life for Christmas!

The very wonderful Mel gave us an early Christmas present – 750 Tesco bags for life! She went more than out of her way to source these for us, what kindness. We’ve already been packing our Christmas goodies into them and passing them on as an extra treat to those in need of an emergency […]

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Our Christmas Appeal

  We’ve launched the Epsom & Ewell Foodbank’s Christmas Appeal. This Christmas we expect to support around 550 households who are struggling financially and find this time of year particularly difficult. Being able to give out Christmas goodie bags, meat vouchers and helping parents afford gifts for their children makes a big difference. This really […]

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Our Harvest 2023 appeal

We are thankful for the many partner organisations who share our passion to create a poverty-free community. We are so grateful for all of the support we receive not just throughout the year, but especially at Harvest time. We are hopeful, as in previous years, that we will see an abundance of donations to replenish […]

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East Surrey Poverty Truth Commission – watch this space!

Poverty Lead Tom Sefton writes about the next phase of the East Surrey Poverty Truth Commission…”Whenever I go to one of our Foodbank centres, I am struck by how resilient people are in the face of adversity. As one of our clients said to me recently, “I think I’ve been through more in the past […]

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Our Easter opening hours

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We are hiring – Community Engagement Coordinator

As the Community Engagement Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the development of our participation and influencing strategy, ensuring that those affected by poverty are central to decisions about how to tackle it. You will work with the Poverty Lead to set up and facilitate the next phase of the East Surrey Poverty Truth […]

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