12 May 16
One of our supporters, Nick Baum, is raising money for Epsom & Ewell foodbank by cycling the London to Paris bike ride in July. Could you support him – and us? Nick says: “Having spent a lot of time watching cycling, without actually getting on to a saddle, I thought it was high time I […]
11 May 16
We recently held two fundraising events in Ewell to raise money for the foodbank. We held our annual Curry Night at the Tamarind Spice on April 12, which raised around £600. We also held a new event, the Foodbank Quiz Night on April 22. We raised around £300. Thank you to all who came to […]
11 May 16
Many hands make light work so we are delighted to welcome Cathy (left) and Carol (right) to the admin team. Both ladies are regular volunteers at our Epsom centre so are extremely au fait with the workings of our Foodbank. Carol and Cathy join Jackie and Naomi in the office, along with Jonathan.
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 […]