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Ask your MP to back Coronavirus Emergency Income Support scheme

The outpouring of support food banks have seen during the current crisis has been incredible – thank you! Together, we’re making a real impact. Your support has never been more vital as food banks report their busiest ever fortnight. That’s over 6,250 emergency food parcels provide to people in crisis each day, with close to 3,000 for children […]

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Corona Virus Emergency – Donation Point

Our friends St Michael’s Blackheath are still able to collect for Greenwich Foodbank during the crisis. If you are able to contribute please drop into their church hall, 1 Pond Road, London SE3 9JL on Tuesday’s 10-11am and Thursday’s 2-3pm. This and other initiatives are helping us to continue to serve those in crisis.

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Corona Virus Emergency – Temporary Donation Point

During the Covid-19 emergency a number of the donation points have closed or are not able to open reliably.  One of our volunteers has set up a temporary collection in front of their house, 49 Banchory Road SE3 8SL.  When the box is full they will take donations to the warehouse so that they can […]

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Coronavirus Emergency Update – 14.04.20

During the emergency your first call should be to the Community Hub, who are helping people find the right help or support for their needs. The link below has the information you need to contact them. I need help | Community Hub | Royal Borough of Greenwich Call: 0800 470 4831 Email: [email protected]

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Coronavirus Emergency Update

During the current emergency Greenwich Foodbank has suspended all of our client centres. We have introduced a delivery system which will take food to the client’s doorstep. We have also introduced a new referral system to all of the agencies that normally make referrals. We expect to deliver one or two days after the referral […]

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Coronavirus Emergency

Please note that to obtain support from the foodbank you must be referred by one of many agencies that support the vulnerable in our community. During the present emergency this requirement remains. The foodbank has modified its service to cope with staff absences. We cannot guarantee that every centre will remain open. Referral agencies will […]

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Decisions, decisions – how do I know what to donate?

By the end of 2017 Greenwich Foodbank will have fed 7,000 people and given out 60 tonnes of food. This means that food is constantly flowing in and out of the Foodbank’s doors! The Foodbank relies on the generous donations of people in Greenwich. Every donation makes a difference, but some food (like tinned carrots) […]

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Biking the Boundaries

On a grey day in late June, three intrepid bikers – Stuart, Alex and Matthew Brundritt – set out to cycle around the whole of Greenwich. The route started and finished at the foodbank’s warehouse, following a carefully designed path along the boundaries of the borough. Cycling over 30 miles on their journey, the trio […]

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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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