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APPROVED FOOD WEBSITE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR FOOD BILL

Approved Food is a website that offers the UK’s best selection of clearance food and drink at discount prices. The company specialises in surplus and short-dated stock, food that is either near or just passed its “best before” date, thus allowing the company to pass on huge savings to customers.  Approved Food offers those with […]

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THANK YOU!!

Bexley Foodbank would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all local churches and schools for your support. Bexley Foodbank would also like to say a big thank you to everyone who has been donating into our shopping trolleys at Tesco Welling, Sainsbury’s Bexleyheath, Waitrose & Co-Op Sidcup, and Morrison’s […]

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SIDCUP DEBT ADVICE LAUNCHED

FREE LOCAL FACE-TO-FACE MONEY & DEBT ADVICE IN YOUR LOCAL NEIGHBOURHOOD Sidcup Debt Advice was recently launched in order to help those from within the local neighbourhood receive free help with managing their money matters. Working in association with Community Money Advice, Sidcup Debt Advice is a free face-to-face service offering confidential help for anyone […]

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Disability Rights UK & Help With Council Tax

Disability Rights UK is an organisation that is led by people with diverse experiences of disability and health conditions who are from all different communities. DR UK works with other organisations which are committed to equal participation for all and campaigns to strengthen and protect disabled people’s rights. DR UK offers various levels of support […]

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Millions Of Families On Brink Face Deepest Benefit Cuts In Years

Steven Preece of Welfare Weekly wrote that, “A new study confirms that the poorest families of our society are being hit hardest by continuing austerity” on Saturday 10th March 2018: http://www.welfareweekly.com/millions-of-families-on-brink-face-deepest-benefit-cuts-in-years/ The article was originally written by Michael Savage, for The Observor, and was titled “Millions Of Families On Brink Face Deepest Benefit Cuts In […]

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Businesswoman Inspired By Eastenders Single-Handedly Keeps Food Bank Stocked For Weeks

A businesswoman has single-handedly kept stocks of a food bank running after she was inspired by an episode of EastEnders, writes Joe Mellor for TLE website. It’s heart-warming to see such generosity being shown by individuals, particularly during times of such difficulty. More and more people find themselves struggling to find money to feed themselves […]

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Map Showing The Number of 3 Day Emergency Food Supplies Given By Food Banks Throughout 2016-2017

The image below shows the Regional breakdown of the number of 3 day emergency food supplies given by Trussell Trust Food Banks throughout the UK during 2016-2017.  https://www.trusselltrust.org/news-and-blog/latest-stats/end-year-stats/

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40 PENCE FOR 40 DAYS – TAKE PART IN OUR 40 FOR 40 CHALLENGE THIS LENT

With people struggling to afford food all over the UK, it is important that we can continue to support families in crisis through our network of foodbanks. They provide essential emergency support and practical advice to people who find themselves in difficult circumstances. We are asking people to join us in taking small actions to […]

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CHIS & SID TEACHER APPLAUDED FOR SHAVING HIS HEAD IN AID OF DONATIONS

The beginning of 2017 has seen the world hit by controversy and heartache for various reasons across the globe. The numbers of homeless and those experiencing financial difficulties continues to increase as we enter February, making the need for Foodbanks and Homeless shelters even more important. However, it is extremely humbling to see that, in […]

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How To Eat Well With A Low Budget – Jack Monroe

Foodbanks are aware of the difficulties that people are faced with on a daily basis when struggling with financial difficulties.  With incomes being forever tightened and prices rising consistently, people are faced with having very little money left over for food (or none at all in some cases) once household bills are paid.  The opportunity […]

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