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Co-op Support

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We have been selected to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund. It means that we will get a contribution towards developing our Eat Well Spend Less project that offers free cookery lessons to those on a low budget. But we need your help. The more support we get, the more funding we could […]

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Congratulations to the Happy Couple!

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Jon Taylor, manager at Brixton, is getting married this weekend And the team at the Foodbank want to wish him and his new wife Petra all the very best on the day and for their future together.   We also want to thank them for supporting the Foodbank on their special day – instead of […]

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Big Conversation to #EndHungerUK

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Across the UK, millions of people are struggling to put food on the table. Join the Big Conversation to #EndHungerUK at Christ Church Gipsy Hill on Tuesday 7th February at 8pm. There will be a panel made up of Helen Hayes, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, Elizabeth Maytom from Brixton and Norwood Foodbank, Clara […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas opening hours: Tuesday 20th December: Norwood and Brixton Foodbanks will be running as normal with ordinary parcels being given out.Wednesday 21st December:Streatham Foodbank will be running as normal with ordinary parcels being given out.Friday 23rd December: Norwood Foodbank only will be giving out Christmas parcels.  Saturday 24th December – Tuesday 3rd January 2017: Brixton Foodbank will be closed. Tuesday 27th December 11am -12pm: Norwood Foodbank will be […]

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October Newsletter

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Dear Foodbank supporter, Harvest has been and gone, and the response to our Foodbank appeal has been astonishing. Schools, churches and community groups have all rallied to the cause and we are incredibly grateful. Our team has participated in over twenty school assemblies across Lambeth and were overwhelmed by the energy and enthusiasm that greeted them. There isn’t room to list all the donors here, […]

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Stuart

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It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of one of our visitors, Stuart, who came to the Foodbank to find friendship and safety. He was a lovely man and greatly missed by the team.   Stuart Bathgate, who lived in West Norwood, found the Foodbank a place to enjoy refreshment, friendship and safety. […]

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September Newsletter

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Dear Foodbank supporter, Thank you all for your generous donations throughout September. We have already received over one tonne of food this month. Despite this, shelves remain empty and harvest is a key time for us to replenish. If your organisation, business, church, school or community would be willing to help with a foodbank harvest appeal, please email norwoodfoodbank@btinternet.com  or donate […]

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August Newsletter

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Dear Foodbank supporter, We hope you are having an enjoyable August and are as inspired as we are watching team GB excel in Rio. If we could give all our volunteers and supporters Olympic medals for their contributions, we certainly would! This month we have seen no respite in Foodbank numbers, with consistently busy sessions as some families struggle […]

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Autumn Winds concert – 12 November

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The London Consorts of Winds are please to present a programme of delightful and varied music to aid a cause as worthwhile as that of our local Foodbank. We have three ensembles: Our Clarinet Consort will play music especially written for clarinet, including the premiere of a piece by one of its own members. Our […]

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July Newsletter

Dear Foodbank supporter,  At last we have some good news to celebrate! Not only did Andy Murray win the tennis, and Lewis Hamilton the Grand Prix, but our foodbank collection generated 4.3 tonnes of food! Thanks to the supportive staff at Tesco, wonderful and willing corporate volunteers, help from the community, the drivers and warehouse team, our regular foodbank staff and […]

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