9 Jul 16
Come and join us for the Andover foodbank 10k and Fun Run on Sunday 18th September 2016. It should be a great family day with a Fun Run for the younger participants and those wanting a slightly easier challenge. We’d love runners come in fancy dress – as a food item! What could you […]
10 Jun 16
The Andover foodbank recently launched a new way of supporting its work with local people in need. The scheme offers companies, schools, groups and individuals the opportunity to sponsor a shelf in the foodbank’s warehouse. The foodbank has 72 ‘shelves’ available to sponsor and each shelf costs £10 per month. Sponsors will receive a certificate […]
27 May 16
Thanks to Alison and the team at Oxfam. The shop in the Chantry Centre is now a collection point for the Andover foodbank.
18 Apr 16
As part of the celebrations for our 10th anniversary, a 10k run has been organised around Andover. The run takes place on Sunday 18 September 2016 and there is also a 3k fun run. To find out more and to register please visit www.andover10klakerun.co.uk If you would like to raise money through sponsorship please use our […]
18 Apr 16
Happy birthday to us! We celebrated our 10th anniversary with a lunch for the volunteers who have made the Andover foodbank a success. Lunch and our brithday brownie cake was delicious!
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 […]