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Thanks to everyone for donating in-date food at our collection points at Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, Farm Foods, Co-op and Tesco.  We particularly need tinned fish and rice pudding but we have enough beans and pasta.

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Thanks to Le Navet Bete for supporting us

Thanks to very generous theatre-goers watching Le Navet Bete’s hilarious performance of a Christmas Carol Plymouth Foodbank has received £6,863.70. Look out for Aladdin their 2018 Christmas show at the Plymouth Athenaeum.

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A busy Monday at Plymouth Foodbank

A team from Halifax Building Society sort the dates on sauces whilst our regular team pack bags

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Help from Calor Gas

This year it was great to welcome Helen, Margaret and Kaia from Calor Gas who helped sort food one Friday  when we were really busy

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46 Thank you Certificates on their way

We are very grateful to the 46 schools who donated their Harvest food to the Plymouth Foodbank this year

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Even more schools In Plymouth helped the foodbank this year

Thanks to the 36 schools who have contributed so far at Harvest.  We have had great fun visiting school assemblies and there are some amazing singers out there.

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Great to have help from students from Marjon

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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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