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Sainsbury’s Help Brighten a Million Christmases campaign for foodbank 1st-14th December

From the 1st – 14th December, Sainsbury’s Upper Norwood, 66 Westow St, Upper Norwood, London SE19 3RW will be launching their Help Brighten a Million Christmases campaign so you can donate items for our Christmas parcels in their box, as you leave the store. The items we are most in need of right now are: […]

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Photo Portrait of Rebekah Gibson nominated for a National Portrait Gallery prize

This beautiful photo portrait of Waterloo Foodbank Manager, Rebekah Gibson @waterloofb was taken by Charlie Clift @charlieclift at the South London Warehouse in the summer, when he volunteered for us. It has now been nominated for a Taylor Wessing Photography Prize and can be viewed along with the other entrants at the virtual exhibition on […]

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Christmas Star Campaign

Hopefully you will have spotted our various requests to make Christmas stars for us across social media in the last few weeks, as well as in our November newsletter at the beginning of the month.  They’re beginning to arrive and we have some great designs including the ones pictured here. We still need more so […]

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Tesco Christmas Collection 19th – 21st November

If you happen to be shopping at Tesco Brixton on Acre Lane or Tesco Extra at Streatham Common between the 19th and 21st November, please consider purchasing an extra item or two and putting them in the branded donations trolleys as you leave the store. We are expecting to deliver over 500 Christmas parcels this […]

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Volunteering opportunities on hold – for now!

Due to such an amazing response from people wanting to get involved, we currently have all the volunteers we need for warehouse duties, parcel packing as well as driving and deliveries so are not taking on any new volunteers at this time. However, please do check this page and the Give Help/Volunteer page on the […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar

Download a copy of our Reverse Advent Calendar to help with your Christmas collections and see the items we need. This Christmas we are expecting to deliver over 500 parcels (sadly that’s more than double than last year) to those in crisis in our local community, so donations are needed more than ever this year.

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November 2020 Newsletter

There are lots of people to thank this month, including all the churches, schools and individuals who donated food during our Harvest campaign. Also, find out how much the lovely supporters of Crystal Palace FC, affectionately known as CPFC Fanatics, have raised during their donations drive. This week we launched our Christmas Star campaign, so […]

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Important information about deliveries and road access to the South London Warehouse at St Margaret’s Church, Streatham Hill.

You may have already noticed the new wooden planters around the Streatham Hill area on the ABCD roads, which are now affecting access to our foodbank at St Margaret’s Church, Barcombe Avenue, Streatham Hill, SW2 3BH. If you need to drive to us, the easiest way to access Barcombe Avenue is from Streatham High Road […]

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More Than Food Podcast with Jon Taylor and St Michael’s Fellowship Streatham

Listen to this insightful interview with Jon Taylor, Norwood and Brixton Foodbank’s Media Manager / Manager of Brixton foodbank by Sarah from St Michael’s Fellowship in Streatham.  As part of Challenge London Poverty Week, St Michael’s Fellowship has been collating stories for their first podcast entitled Working With Parents and this one with Jon is […]

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Harvest 2020 Appeal Film

Rebekah Gibson, Manager of Waterloo Foodbank makes an urgent appeal for Harvest donations. Double click on the post to view the full version of the film. Follow us on our new Instagram accounts @norwoodbrixtonfoodbank and @waterloofb  

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