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Epsom & Ewell foodbank numbers up by 13%

Today the Trussell Trust announced their latest annual figures of foodbank users, sadly it has gone up. As a local foodbank with 5 centres in Surrey, over the same period we saw our figures rise by over 13%. What does this mean? It means that the demand for foodbank use is constantly growing and it […]

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Our urgent list…

Can you help? We urgently need the following items as we have completely run out: Washing powder/liquid/tabs Longlife meat pies Milk powder – all varieties You can drop off at all of our usual donation points. Thanks.

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Can you help please?

We desperately need UHT milk – all varieties. Can you help? If you could donate one, or many, we would be so grateful. You can drop off at any of our donation points. Thank you.

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Lent appeal 2018 – #40for40

Are you looking for something to do for Lent this year? Could you support us by giving up £1 a day for the 40 days of Lent? You can raise enough to help support a local family in crisis this Easter. Contact foodbank@generation.org.uk for more info #40coins40days

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Volunteer training sessions now booking

Our next training session is coming up on 8 February. For anyone who is interested in volunteering with us at one of our centres. Come and find out more about what we do, and why we do it. Where: Our depot and main offices Generation Resource Centre, Ruxley Lane, KT19 0JG (behind West Ewell Primary […]

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We are recruiting…

Are you interested in working with us? We are looking for a Support Worker Are you a passionate, self-motivated character who will be a great asset to our team? Can you see yourself supporting our clients to help them escape food poverty? If yes, then get in touch about this amazing part time role for […]

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A huge thank you

We have had an amazing response to our Christmas appeal with an overwhelming amount of food donated. We are still finding that the permanent collection bins in many supermarkets are refilling as quickly as we can empty them. Over the next few weeks we are hoping for monetary donations instead of food and sundries. While […]

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Foodbank centres open over Christmas

Our foodbank centres opening hours over the next two weeks are as follows:   Friday 15th December – Epsom Methodist Church 2-4pm Saturday 16th December – North Leatherhead Community Centre 10-11.15am Tuesday 19th December – Merland Rise Church 10am-12pm Wednesday 20th December – Ruxley Church 2-4pm Thursday 21 December – Banstead 3-4.30pm Friday 22 December […]

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Christmas Appeal 2017 – Update

We are blessed – again! Last week we had our Christmas food collection at Tesco where people were extremely generous. In addition we have received many advent calenders and selection boxes. The result is a very full store cupboard and no current shortages. If you would still like to donate to the Foodbank would you […]

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Call for urgent cut to six-week Universal Credit wait as foodbank demand soars

Here is the latest news from the Trussell Trust. It makes sobering reading. Across the UK from April to September: 586,907 three-day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis in first half of this year, a 13% increase on the same period last year – 208,956 to children Foodbanks in areas of full Universal […]

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