6 Oct 18
Ian Arnold will be climbing Kilimanjaro 3rd -14th October 2018. If you would like to support Ian in this venture, go to his MyDonate page at https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/ianarnold1 “This is a challenge I am really looking forward to and have funded myself but it also seems like a great opportunity to help others far less fortunate.” […]
6 Jul 18
Listen to The Trussell Trust Conference 2018 here
6 Jul 18
We have two new permanent collection points at Morrisons on Normandy Way, Hinckley and Earl Shilton Co-Op in Wood Street.
6 Jul 18
Over the past financial year to April 2018, there has been a 40% increase in the uptake of foodbank use in the Hinckley area. The increase has continued this year and there is a 20% increase on the this time last year. We urgently need: UHT JUICE (not chilled) 1 Litre Small tinned FRUIT (<340g) […]
29 Nov 17
New figures show 1817 emergency food supplies given to local people by Hinckley Area Foodbank in six months
Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 1817 local people in crisis were provided with three day emergency food supplies by Hinckley Area Foodbank compared to 1396 in 2015-16, an increase of 30%. Of this number, more than 35% were children. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today reported an […]
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 […]