June 2022 Newsletter

9th June 2022

We are appealing for more donations as our stock levels fall and also for volunteers to join our team in a variety of roles. Click here to share.

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Shelves are empty across the warehouse while demand continues to grow. At times as difficult and uncertain as these, we need all the help we can get.

If you’re in a position to support, please click here to find your nearest collection point.

Today is the first day of Volunteers’ Week 2022. Running from June 1-7, this is an opportunity to celebrate the incredibly dedicated people who make such a difference to our communities. It’s a busy time for our foodbank and we couldn’t do what we do without you! 💚
We need an enthusiastic volunteer to join us in the vital role of coordinator for our collections at Tesco Brixton. You’ll make a big difference in boosting collections by coordinating our volunteers and engaging with Tesco. Want to join an amazing team? Please apply today
Discover the story of how we have responded to the challenges of the past two years, from the huge effort that allowed us to continue providing support during the darkest days of the pandemic through to the ongoing cost of living crisis. You might even recognise some familiar faces!

Can you spare two hours on Thursday 30 June, Friday 1 July or Saturday 2 July to collect food for people in crisis? We need superheroes like you to volunteer for our collections at Tesco stores in Streatham and Brixton 🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️.

Click here for more details and to sign up!

Thanks to everyone who raised much needed funds and awareness recently. Our incredible partners at the Herne Hill Film Festival collected £860 and four bags of food, while our stall at the Love West Duwlich Spring Fair raised almost £350!

It’s not too late to fundraise at your Jubilee celebrations. Get in touch to discover how. 

The Government has announced new support, including a £400 energy discount for everyone and a £650 payment to more than eight million households. Check out this BBC guide on what to expect.
Are you looking for work and want to take your applications to the next level? The CAP jobs club is running a free 8 week course on CVs, applications and interviews starting on 8 June, 12:30-15:00. Find out how to sign up here.
Each and every donation we receive makes a powerful difference to people in need across our community. Visit our website to discover how you can make a gift today.

You can also use our Text to Donate 📱 service to make a quick and easy donation. Simply text ‘DINNER 5’ to give £5, ‘DINNER 10’ for £10, or ‘DINNER’ followed by the amount of your choice to 70085.

Please see our most urgently needed items above and click here to see the list in full. You can also donate using the Bankuet delivery service. We couldn’t support people in crisis without your generosity. Thank you!

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