News

Phone lines down

Please note that our main phone line – 07722 121108 – is currently not working. Whilst we resolve the issues with the phone line please use our email address as our main form of contact – norwoodfoodbank@btinternet.com We do apologise for any inconvenience whilst the phone is temporarily out of action but please do email […]

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World Cup Bingo

We’re sure that it’s been impossible to miss that the next football World Cup kicks off in Russia this week, and whether you’re a football fanatic or simply curious about how your home nation will perform, we would love you to join in the action and support our Foodbank at the same time. Perhaps you’re […]

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June Newsletter

It’s #VolunteersWeek and we wanted to honour the 200+ volunteers that serve our Foodbank each year. From the warehouse team sorting the food to the drivers transporting the food, the volunteers that sit and talk to clients or those who help with our supermarket collections – you are all equally valued and appreciated. Thank you for the hundreds of hours you […]

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Community responds to growth of foodbank use

We’ve seen a growth in support for the foodbank since the release of our annual figures yesterday (24 April – see our news item on the statistics). We’re grateful to supporters from across the community for sharing the good work that the foodbank does and for raising the profile of the reasons why more and more people are needing to […]

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April Newsletter

Norwood and Brixton Foodbank – April News National figures released today reveal that between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, The Trussell Trust Foodbank network distributed 1,332,952 three-day emergency food supplies to people in crisis, a 13% increase on the previous year. In comparison, our own figures for the same period indicate that the Norwood and Brixton Foodbank […]

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Latest figures show 22% increase in foodbank usage

“Benefit levels must keep pace with rising cost of essentials” urges The Trussell Trust as record increase in foodbank figures is revealed Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, The Trussell Trust’s foodbank network distributed 1,332,952 three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis, a 13% increase on the previous year. 484,026 of these went […]

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Free Film Festival comes to Herne Hill

Run entirely by volunteers, the Free Film Festival are back in Herne Hill with a whole host of films being screened throughout April and May. The festival have chosen to support the foodbank and are welcoming donations (cash and food) during screenings. The festival aims to bring people together to enjoy films they might not have […]

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Easter Opening Times and Wednesday sessions reinstated

Earlier this year, we temporarily suspended our Wednesday evening sessions. We’re really pleased to announce that we are now re-opening on a Wednesday evening with our Foodbank sessions at St Margaret’s Church, Barcombe Ave SW2 3BH. Do visit our locations page for full details of opening times and how to get to us. Easter Opening Times […]

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Wednesday sessions temporarily suspended

We have temporarily had to close the Wednesday evening session for January 2018. The Saturday morning session will still be open at the Warehouse as normal (we are just experiencing a temporary shortage of volunteers for a the Wednesday evening session). We will notify you as soon as possible when sessions are reopening. Check out our location […]

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A special Christmas fayre

Older people in the churches in Streatham were determined to find ways of giving as well as receiving. Thus was born the partnership between Streatham Senior Connections and the Norwood and Brixton Foodbank.  Over the last few months older people from Christ Church, Immanuel and St Andrews, St Leonard’s and St Peter’s, Streatham Baptist Church […]

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