Foodbank Closed in August, Coventry City Mission will be closed on the following days

Please note that Coventry City Mission CCM will be closed on Wednesday 2nd August. Also they will be closed for the entire week starting Monday 7th August. CCM WILL ALSO BE CLOSED EACH WEDNESDAY DURING AUGUST 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th as well as Bank Holiday Monday 28th August  

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Foleshill Foodbank Closed on the following dates in August

Please note that Foleshill foodbank centre 2nd August, the 23rd August and 30th August 2017  

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Coventry’s New Regional Distribution Centre

Coventry foodbank and the Trussell Trust have partnered together to provide a new facility in Coventry which will serve the needs of the Midlands. This 25,000 square foot warehouse in Binley will enable us to receive bulk palletised deliveries of food from manufacturers, break it down into smaller quantities to supply to other foodbanks within […]

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Christmas Opening Hours at Coventry Fire Stations

All our foodbanks will be closed this Christmas except St Oswalds in Tile Hill which will be open on Wednesday 28th December from 11.00 am until 1.00pm. Again this year we are pleased to announce that Coventry Foodbank and West Midlands Fire Service will be working together, to provide emergency food parcel over the Christmas […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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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?

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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

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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.

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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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