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Emma Revie “WHY FOODBANKS MUST NEVER BECOME THE NORM”

Read Emma Revie, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust Interview  “Why Foodbanks must never become the norm.” by Patrick Butler   https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/24/food-banks-norm-trussell-trust-emma-revie  

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Coventry foodbank and Coventry Citizen Advice working together on Resilience

Resilience is a ground-breaking project for Coventry foodbank (Trussell Trust), working in partnership with Coventry Citizens Advice. The project aims to respond to the projected increase in footfall into the foodbanks due to the arrival of Universal Credit in Coventry.   For More Information Please Visit “GET HELP” on our home page    

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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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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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Volunteers needed

  We are in need of volunteers at the following foodbank centres Willenhall at the Haggard Community Centre Lower Precinct Wednesdays from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm. St Oswalds C of E Jardine Crescent Tile Hill Wednesday from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm. Foleshill Foodbank Broad Lane Wednesdays from 12.00 noon until 2.00 pm. please call […]

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The Trussell Trust see a record number of foodbank users.

24 Apr 18 “Benefit levels must keep pace with rising cost of essentials” as record increase in foodbank figures is revealed Share this: Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, The Trussell Trust’s foodbank network distributed 1,332,952 three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis, a 13% increase on the previous year. 484,026 of these […]

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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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