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Sshh – Watch This Space!!

We will shortly be revealing details of our Foodbank Challenge. Keep on checking for updates!!!

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Fashion Evening – 3rd February 6pm to 8pm

Come and join us for Mocktails and Cupcakes in our fun filled fashion event! Grab yourself a bargain, and raise funds for the Foodbank at the same time – what could be better! Admission £3.00

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Foodbank Christmas Fayre

This year we are holding our very first Christmas Fayre on Sunday the 6th of November from 12-4. Entry is free and we have some fantastic stalls booked already. Please come along and support your local Foodbank and small businesses. All ready booked for the day are: Sherry’s Creations Ask in style Fabowlus Jenona Crafts […]

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Glenrothes Foodbank Raffle

Raffle tickets are now on sale, the draw will be made on November the 6th at Caledonia House. Thank you to everyone who has donated prizes. Here is a list of our fab prizes!   First Prize : 8″ Tablet Second Prize : We have two second prizes available!! Family Passes to Knockhill Third Prize […]

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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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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 […]

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