18 May 21
Coalville Foodbank took to the Streets of Coalville to raise awareness of our Building Together project We are raising the funds to create a new foodbank warehouse and cafe area. To date we have raised almost £47,000 towards the warehouse with grants and giving from the local community. The support has been amazing. To donate […]
20 Apr 21
This Saturday we will be dashing around Coalville dressed as large pieces of food, raising money for our New Foodbank Warehouse and Cafe Area.
23 Mar 21
Building together is a project between New Life Church and Coalville Foodbank. We want to improve our building to give our community more support, to create a safe space where people can come and chat, get a food parcel and ask for any support they need. We want to try and address some of the […]
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 […]