10 Nov 17
Thank you to all individuals, schools, children’s centres, faith groups, community groups and businesses who gave in abundance during this year’s harvest. Over 2 tons of emergency supplies were received, weighed and sorted into our warehouse! Thanks goes to all our amazing volunteers who have so cheerfully greeted our donors and clients and managed all […]
5 Nov 17
The Wednesday Foodbank Centre at St Mary’s Church, Loughton is now open from 10am – 12noon in Hope Hall, Hope Centre, 201 High Road, Loughton IG10 1BB A warm welcome awaits those coming to redeem a red voucher, donors and supporters.
2 Sep 17
July 2017- Epping Forest Foodbank Newsletter May 2017 – Epping Forest Foodbank Newsletter
2 Sep 17
‘New stats show half of children helped by foodbanks over summer holiday months are primary school students
New data published by anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust reveals that last summer 47% of children who received support from foodbanks in its network were 5-11 years old. The figures also show that 4,412 more three day emergency food supplies were given to children in July and August 2016 than in the previous two months. Epping […]
23 Jun 17
The Foodbank Distribution Centre situated within the Restore Community Centre will be closed on Saturday 24th June. All referral agencies have been made aware. If you are in receipt of an Epping Forest Foodbank voucher within the last 3 days, you may redeem it at: St Mary’s Church, 201 High Road Loughton on the morning […]
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 […]