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Tesco Collection Brings in 2.7 Tonnes of Food

We are delighted that our recent special collection days at Tesco stores in Ely and March brought in over 2.7 tonnes of donated food.

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Tesco Special Collection Days 30th June, 1st & 2nd July

On Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st July and Saturday 2nd we will be making a special collection at Tesco Ely and Tesco March stores. Shopping lists will be available on the way in, and volunteers to help collect the food will be only too pleased to received donated food on your way out. These special […]

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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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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 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, […]

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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 […]

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