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Local Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Legend joins our Carrier Bag Appeal

Our call for strong carrier bags was answered this week by local motivational speaker and Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Legend, Andy Barrow. He joined us in tackling food poverty by donating a large quantity of bags that are absolutely vital for every single food parcel we provide   Andy told us “my donation was a tiny […]

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Carrier Bag Appeal

As a Foodbank, when we deliver our food parcels, we don’t ask our recipients if they have their own bags!  We need your help.  We are currently running short of strong carrier bags which are vital to us, as we need to use them for each food “parcel”. With a reduction of plastic bags being […]

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Food Bank Re-Opening

  As we edge towards the New Year, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on 2020, a year like no other.  Unpredictable doesn’t even cover it.  For far too many people in Greenwich, 2020 has meant they have faced more hardship than ever. We continue to support those who need our help and […]

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Tier 4 Impact

With the announcement that we are now in Tier 4 and new restrictions are in place, we have decided to remain open as normal up to and including our planned session on December 23rd. From December 24th onwards we will be closed. This is a planned closure and we had expected to reopen on January […]

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Donations this Christmas

We anticipate that the next few weeks are going to be really busy at our food bank.  This Christmas, your gift can make a real difference to local families and individuals who’ve been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Greenwich Foodbank is incredibly grateful to local people, schools, churches and businesses who are contacting us […]

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Local Author Donates Debut Book Profits

We have been humbled by the incredible fund-raising efforts on our behalf particularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. South London author, Ruth Thomas has just published her debut children’s book, “Miss Kelly and the Blasted Berry Battle” and has announced that all profits from sales of the book throughout November will be donated to the Greenwich, […]

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Greenwich Community Hub

With the announcement of a second lockdown and winter approaching, things may get more difficult. If you can’t go out and don’t have any family, friends, or neighbours around to talk to or help with things like shopping or food, then contact the Greenwich Community Hub. The Community Hub also offers advice around support for carers, […]

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Kidbrooke, Woolwich & Eltham Welcome Centres

We are delighted to announce that this week, three further Welcome Centres will re-open.  These are: Kidbrooke – Tuesday 8th September – 11:00 to 14:00 Woolwich – Wednesday 9th September – 17:00 to 19:00 Eltham – Friday 11th September – 11:00 to 14:00 Please note: the location of our Eltham Centre has changed, the new […]

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East Greenwich Foodbank

Welcome Centre re-opens this evening We are very pleased to inform you that it has come to a point in time where we can begin to scale down the delivery service that has been necessary during the Covid-19 emergency, and gradually restore our centres where clients can collect food packs.  We are extremely grateful to […]

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Our Warehouse has Moved

We are finally settled into our new warehouse home on Shooters Hill and no longer have a presence at Orangery Lane. If you have been referred to us by one of our network of local agencies, all our delivery drivers will continue to deliver food parcels as normal. During this time, our Foodbank Centres will […]

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