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11.3.R2 Newsletter Fosse August 2019 (Word Version)

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Kineton distribution centre to move to Thursday afternoons

We are changing the opening time of the Kineton distribution centre to Thursday afternoons from 12.30 to 2pm. This will take effect from Thursday 12th September 2019. The Distribution Centre will still be held in St Peter’s Church Kineton and we will continue to welcome anyone who is referred with a voucher. Our delivery service […]

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Help needed at Southam Centre

Our Southam Centre is looking for new volunteers to help at the distribution centre and with transporting food from  Tesco Southam to our warehouse in Kineton. If you are intersted in helping please contact fiona@fosse.foodbank.org.uk or call 07964412010 0r 07745244493.

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Help Needed!

Fosse Foodbank is looking for a  volunteer who is free on Wednesday mornings to help in our distribution centre in Kineton. For more information please contact Fiona at fiona@fosse.foodbank.org.uk.

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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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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

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.

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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