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Get involved – Volunteer information evening 10 September

PLEASE NOTE: We’ve had to change the venue to St Margaret’s to accommodate everyone Join us at 7.30pm, St Margaret’s Church, Barcombe Ave, SW2 3BH We are looking for local people to join a new team and help us ensure our stock is well managed for Foodbanks across South London. This is proving to be a vital […]

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#5WeeksTooLong

The Chancellor is “fast-tracking” decisions on what the government will spend in the next year. Sajid Javid’s ‘Spending Review’ will now be sometime in September. Will he use it to end the five-week wait for Universal Credit?   We have to act quickly to make sure he knows how damaging the wait for Universal Credit can be and why advance payments aren’t the solution. You can help right now – tell him why […]

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August Newsletter

We have added a new giving platform to our website for those who want to make online financial donations. It allows you to make regular monthly donations or one-off gifts and gives you the option to pay the small transaction fee if you wish. There is also an opportunity to create a fundraising page so start getting creative with […]

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Urgent stock shortages

We are in urgent need of Cereal (the basic kinds) Coffee, small jars Tinned fish Tinned custard Tinned rice pudding Please check out our donations page for more on our shopping list and where you can drop donations off to. Thank you.

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July Newsletter

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual who will be able to co-ordinate our exciting new warehouse project. This paid opportunity will include overseeing management and rotation of food stocks as well as coordinating teams of regular and one-off volunteers. Please refer to our Warehouse Manager job advert and download the job description for full details. […]

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Join us – exciting job opportunity as Warehouse Manager – now closing 22 July

Norwood and Brixton Foodbank is part of the Trussell Trust network of Foodbanks providing emergency food to support those in crisis. Norwood and Brixton Foodbank are collaborating with other South London Foodbanks to create a joint warehousing space. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual who will be able to co-ordinate this […]

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June newsletter

  As the football season drew to a close, some Crystal Palace F.C. players had other things on their mind besides their up-coming holiday destinations. First team players Connor Wickham and Joel Ward as well members of the U18 and U23 teams lent some much-needed manpower to help us with the renovation of our warehouse. […]

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Crystal Palace FC lends a hand

A huge thanks to all the players that came to help with so much enthusiasm – Crystal Palace football club are a credit to our community! Connor Wickham, Joel Ward & the Crystal Palace FC Academy teams recently spent an afternoon volunteering with us at the foodbank.   Take a look and see what they got up to […]

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Cake sale fundraiser – Sat 18 May

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, why not head down to the Love West Dulwich Spring Fair and check out our cake stall? The fair is on Saturday 18 May at Rosendale Road SE21 from 11am – 5pm. There will be a great range of cakes and home bakes to sample and […]

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May newsletter

Figures released by the Trussell Trust last week indicated 1,583,668 emergency parcels were  given out between 1st April 2018 and 31st March 2019, a startling 18.8% increase. More than a third of these parcels – 577,618 – went to children. Nationally, supplies distributed by Foodbanks have risen by 73.4% in the five years since April 2014. […]

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