8 Jul 16
It was our Neighbourhood Collection last weekend and we’re pleased to announce that we collected a whopping: 5565.3kg! A huge thank you to our donators and Tesco colleagues, and especially to our volunteers who tirelessly gave out shopping lists, collected the food in, sorted and date checked every item!
27 Jun 16
Four days to go until our Tesco Neighbourhood Collection! And we’re in the Dunfermline Press this week!
20 Jun 16
We’re really gearing up for our National Tesco Collection! Our Tesco partners are passionate in helping us stop food poverty in Dunfermline and West Fife, and will help us even more by donating a further 30% cash for every kilogram that’s donated on the 30th June, 1st July, and 2nd July. We fed nearly 2000 […]
20 Jun 16
We’re really needing some new people for our Wednesday 2 Team at Dunfermline Centre, to help in the store room. You’ll be on fortnightly (one week on, one week off), and helping to pack the bags and get the food out to our clients. If you think you’re that person, please download our pack and […]
15 Apr 16
1,109,309. That’s the amount of three-day emergency food supplies our network of 424 foodbanks gave out to people in crisis during 2015/16, with 415,866 of those having gone to children. It’s a 2% increase on the figures released this time last year, when we first crossed the one million mark. And it’s happened again. One million […]
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 […]