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Changes to foodbank opening hours due to the Covid-19 crisis

Regrettably, most of our donation points are closed. Hart Foodbank is still operating from Fleet and Darby Green but Hook is closed apart from emergency deliveries, please contact 07849198179. You can still donate at Waitrose Fleet, Fleet Methodist Church (Mondays & Thursdays 1:30pm -3pm) St Barnabus Darby Green and Life Church Hook.

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January 2020 is NO FOOD MONTH!

We had We had over 2,000 kgs of donations in December so we have enough food. Please donate toiletry items such as Toilet Rolls, Shampoo, Shower Gel/Soap, Washing up liquid.

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Special Appeal

We need new and used “Bags for Life” style supermarket bags to deliver our food parcels!

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40 Pence For 40 Days

  40 for 40 Lent is soon approaching and we are currently promoting the 40 for 40 challenge on The Trussell Trust website and social media accounts. The challenge asks people to give up 40 pence for the 40 days of Lent, which along with Gift Aid, comes to £20. We are producing resources for […]

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40 Pence For 40 Days

Can you give up 40 pence for the 40 days of Lent?

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5 Year Celebrations

In Autumn 2011, a group at Fleet Methodist Church formed Hart Foodbank, number 100 of the Trussell Trust foodbanks. On Sunday last, at the same venue, we held an afternoon tea and service to celebrate 5 years of the foodbank.

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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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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

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, […]

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