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Thank you for your Harvest Festival Donations

We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of your Harvest Festival donations from all the local schools and churches. Without your help, we would be unable to keep supporting people in need. All your donations really do make a difference. Pictured here are the pupils from St Tudy CofE Primary School.    

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Support from the NCS Teams

Here is one of the NCS Teams working with our volunteers to create a food box for someone in need. We were fortunate to have the help of two National Citizen Service teams and as well as supporting us in the Foodbank, they also promoted the work we do in the communityand donated a fantastic 425kg […]

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Thank You to Wadebridge Rotary Club

Huge thanks to the Rotary Club of Wadebridge who kindly gave us a donation of the proceeds from the Wadebridge Wheels Event. It is thanks to your donations that we are able to continue helping local people in crisis.

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Join our FREE & FRIENDLY Moneybox Course

The course is available to anyone aged 16+ who is a tenant and unemployed. It will help with budgeting, building confidence and managing finances. If you would like more details please contact us on 01208 815374 or email contact@wadebridgefoodbank.org    

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Fun Camping Weekend at Mother Ivey’s Bay Holiday Park

We’ll keep you posted about our Fun Camping Weekend in 2019…..  

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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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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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