21 Mar 17
We are pleased to announce a new partnership between Middlesbrough Foodbank and Stagecoach North East. When a client visits one of our Distribution Centres, sometimes they are surprised at the amount of food they receive, and sometimes they have travelled (often on foot) a long distance to get to an open Distribution Centre. The result […]
20 Dec 16
All our distribution centres are open as normal. Please refer to the rear of your voucher or click here for more detail. Our depot will reopen on Tuesday 10th January to receive donations.
23 Nov 16
The season of Advent is almost upon us, and so is the Winter Tesco Neighbourhood Collection Weekend. We will have volunteers in the Coulby Newham Tesco Extra store on Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December to receive donations of food and toiletries. If you wish to donate, they will be handing […]
19 Jul 16
All our Distribution Centres and the Depot will be open and fully functioning over the summer, except for the August Bank Holiday Monday. All our Referral Agencies/Voucher Holders will be running to their usual schedules too, meaning anyone in need will still be able to access our services. For the two weeks between Sunday 24th […]
22 Jun 16
For the upcoming Tesco Summer Collection, we are looking for volunteers to be in the Coulby Newham Tesco Extra store from 9am until 5pm on Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st July and Saturday 2nd July. We are asking for volunteers to cover a series of two-hour slots over the weekend. If you have already filled […]
23 Dec 15
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.
8 Dec 15
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 […]
1 Dec 15
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 […]
21 Oct 15
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, […]
1 May 15
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 […]