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Last Foodbank Session Pre-Christmas – 22 Dec 2020

Good morning everyone Tomorrow (22nd December) is our LAST foodbank session until the 29th December. We will be in St Columb Minor Church 10am-12pm tomorrow!! Newquay Foodbank will be closed from 1pm Christmas Eve until the 27th December.

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Doug Hinge Raises £600 with a beautiful painting

The amazing local artist Doug Hinge has successfully auctioned off one of his beautiful paintings for £600 and donated all proceeds to the Newquay Foodbank.  We are so grateful for this donation which will support over 13 families for 3 days, providing 3 meals worth of emergency food a day including ambient and fresh goods.  […]

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Hendra Holiday Staff donate Christmas function money to the Foodbank

Hendra holiday park in Newquay you guys are amazing!!! Unfortunately, like many of us they were unable to have a staff Christmas party but instead they ever so kindly choose to donate the funds to us.. £1000.00! Thank you so so much from everyone here at the Newquay Foodbank You are all amazing people!!

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Hygiene Bank Donation

Another amazing donation collected today from The Hygiene Bank in Redruth. 70 boxes of 12 antibacterial hand gels AND 20 boxes of 12 bouquet scented zoflora (personally i do love zoflora! ) Thank you guys so so much for these well needed products.. they’re going to be so so useful for so many people.

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Salvation Army Donation

Thank you so much to The Salvation Army for all there help in supporting our clients with Christmas Giving. You guys are the best!!

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Food banks in 2017: Change is Possible

Read the new report Emergency Use Only II  Three years ago, CPAG and the Trussell Trust were among the organisations who published Emergency Use Only, one of the first pieces of research to shed light on the drivers of the enormous increases in food bank use that we have seen this decade. We found that the […]

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UK foodbank use continues to rise

UK foodbank use continues to rise as new report highlights growing impact of Universal Credit rollout on foodbanks. Over 1,182,000 three day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis in past year – 436,000 to children New report on Universal Credit reveals adverse side effects on people claiming and foodbanks providing help The Trussell […]

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Almost half of people referred to foodbanks at risk of going cold as well as hungry this winter

New data from charity’s Fuel Bank scheme suggests families on pre-payment meters face cold and hunger this winter Foodbanks face busiest winter as new data suggests half of all people needing support from foodbanks are on pre-pay meters Schemes like Fuel Banks getting immediate help to people in crisis However, survey of 410+ foodbanks suggests […]

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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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