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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency donates 42 kilos of food to the Redbridge Foodbank

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) donated 42 kilos of food to the Redbridge Foodbank on the 18 June 2019. All food items were vegetarian, which are in high demand at the Redbridge Foodbank. The DVSA would like to make regular donations to the Redbridge Foodbank. The photograph shows Redbridge Foodbank volunteers with Paula and […]

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London City Airport collected 200 kilos of food for the Redbridge Foodbank

London City Airport collected food for the Redbridge Foodbank at a local supermarket on 14 June 2016. Anna―one of the volunteers from London City, said: “London City Airport is committed to supporting the East London area.” The Redbridge Foodbank relies on food collection to replenish its food supplies.   “We really enjoyed the team challenge […]

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Sahira’s family and friends donate 1 tonne of food and hygiene products to the Redbridge Foodbank

    Sahira, together with her family and friends donated 1032.55 kg of food and hygiene products to the Redbridge Foodbank. All family members, including the children were actively involved in this very generous donation, made as part of Ramadan. Thank you, Sahira’s family and friends for your generosity and hard work!

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DYNO Plumbing East London donates £1070 to the Redbridge Foodbank

Employees from DYNO Plumbing East London took part in a sponsored fast during this Ramadan period. The money raised was then doubled by DYNO Plumbing East London. DYNO Plumbing donated a total of £1070 to the Redbridge Foodbank. Ronald Shanmugaratnam, Somya Yoqoob, Eddie Rashid and Siva Surenkumar presented the Redbridge Foodbank with this very generous […]

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Tesco Ilford (Barkingside) Food Collection

Tesco Ilford (Barkingside) hosted a food collection on the 17 and 18 May 2019. This collection is part of the Redbridge Foodbank’s ongoing campaign to help support people struggling with hunger and poverty in the Redbridge. The food collection was an enormous success, with 1775.73 kg of food and toiletries and £161.44 of cash collected. Thanks […]

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Vitality London 10K Fun Run fundraising event

One of our dedicated volunteers, Lisa MacKenzie (left), will be participating in the Vitality London 10K fun run 2019. The fun run takes place on Monday 27 May and starts in the The Mall and finishes in front of Buckingham  Palace. Lisa is raising money for the Redbridge Foodbank. Her target is £200, so please support […]

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New Distribution Centre in Newbury Park, Ilford

We are pleased to announce that we have opened a new distribution centre in Newbury Park, Ilford. We would like to thank all our supporters, donors and volunteers. We especially thank Pastor Max Bowhom for providing the us with the facilities and the opportunity to widen our Foodbank network in Ilford. The Gracevine Community Church distribution […]

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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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