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8th November 2016

New Figures Show 1,110 Emergency Food Parcels Issued by Widnes Foodbank in Six Months

Charity calls for direct DWP hotline as new figures show 1,110 emergency food parcels given to local people by Widnes...

4th July 2016

Shoppers Donate Food Valued in Excess of £2,000!

Tesco shoppers in Widnes came out in the force to support a recent Neighbourhood Food Collection for Widnes Foodbank. Thanks...

Volunteers collect food
23rd December 2015

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...

How Foodbanks Work
8th December 2015

Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michelle from Brent Foodbank shares how she's helping to make the festive season special for those struggling....

Emergency Budget 2015
1st December 2015

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....

How to Get Help
21st October 2015

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...

Warehouse volunteer donations
1st May 2015

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...