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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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1.5 tonnes of Harvest Food Donated!

A huge thank you to all those who donated food through Harvest Festivals and other means. We had a fantastic response and wish to thank all those who contributed the food and worked hard to process the food at the Foodbank….. If you wish to be sent details on how to organise a Harvest Festival […]

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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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A huge thank you…..

…to all the shoppers of Morrisons Supermarket who donated on Friday. A massive 560kg of food was collected and will be used to help those people in Market Drayton who are experiencing a crisis. Thank you also to Morrisons and all the Volunteers who helped in various ways to make the day such a success!

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