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Can you help support the Foodbank this Lent?

At Aylesbury Foodbank we’re very fortunate to currently have a really good supply of the basic food items that go into making up our standard food boxes that help to feed families and individuals. So we thought that for Lent this year, we would concentrate on helping homeless people within our community by collecting items […]

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Can you support us with a Reverse Advent Calendar this Christmas?

Following the success of last year’s Reverse Advent Calendar we’re running the appeal again – the ‘reverse’ advent calendar is a way of helping people with limited resources over Christmas. It involves putting one item of food or toiletries aside each day during Advent ( or now if you’re feeling keen). Just imagine if we […]

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Easter Closing

The Foodbank distribution point at More+ Café on Parton Road will be closed on Easter Monday (17th April). In an emergency please call us on 07565 799797.        

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‘Live Below the Line’ Challenge

Staff at EsriUK in Aylesbury are supporting Aylesbury Foodbank by challenging themselves to live on £1 a day for food and drink for 5 consecutive days between 9th and 19th January. They will donate the money they would have spent on food and drink to the foodbank and EsriUK have generously offered to match fund […]

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Christmas 2016 Opening

Thursday 21st December is the last day that the Foodbank Warehouse is open in 2016.  Our distribution centres are also closed from that day until Tuesday 3rd January. During the week of the 26th December when the Foodbank Centres are closed, in an emergency food boxes can be delivered by arrangement. Please call us on 07565 799797 […]

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Benefit Sanctions and Foodbank Use

Benefit Sanctions & Foodbank Use

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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?

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

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

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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