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Open as usual Dec/Jan except 25 Dec emergency packages 12-2pm only – Come and Sing Carols – Concert 14th Dec 7.30pm St Pancras New Church, Euston Rd NW1 2BA tickets £5 in aid of Euston Foodbank

Bootstrap Cook Jack will be signing her latest cookbook Euston FB carols poster Dec 18

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Newsletter 2, mid-year statistics, reverse advent calendar, Annual General Meeting 2pm Wednesday 28th November 2018, Discuss Universal Credit

Here’s the reverse advent calendar Euston Foodbank Reverse Advent Calendar v2 if you’d like to collect food ready to donate by 14th December for us to redistribute in time for Christmas – or collect during December and bring in the New Year. At our Annual General Meeting on 28th November 2pm we will be discussing […]

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Newsletter 1 and Annual Statistics

Euston Foodbank Newsletter 01 July 2018 PDF In the financial year ending 31st March 2018 Euston Foodbank supported people in the local community with 4,637 emergency packages, of these 1140 went to children. Trussell Trust Foodbank figures: Nationally the figure was 1,332,952 a 13% increase, 484,026 of them children. For London the figure is 134,244 […]

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Reverse advent collections – open times as usual 21 Dec- 2 Jan

  Great that you will organise a workplace, school or neighbourhood collection, maybe a reverse advent which is bringing in specific items every day from the most needed list and bringing them to the Foodbank in time to be distributed before Christmas. One company had the option of donating £1 if you forgot and collected […]

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Mid year statistics

figures show 1,648 emergency food supplies given to local people by Euston Foodbank in six months Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 1,648 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Euston Foodbank. Of this number, 365 went to children. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network […]

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UK foodbank use continues to rise

UK foodbank use continues to rise as new report highlights growing impact of Universal Credit rollout on foodbanks. Over 1,182,000 three day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis in past year – 436,000 to children New report on Universal Credit reveals adverse side effects on people claiming and foodbanks providing help The Trussell […]

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Almost half of people referred to foodbanks at risk of going cold as well as hungry this winter

New data from charity’s Fuel Bank scheme suggests families on pre-payment meters face cold and hunger this winter Foodbanks face busiest winter as new data suggests half of all people needing support from foodbanks are on pre-pay meters Schemes like Fuel Banks getting immediate help to people in crisis However, survey of 410+ foodbanks suggests […]

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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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