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Thank you to the assisted volunteers who help us

Our foodbank works with assisted volunteers from special needs schools, including The Priory School, and also The Autism Project, to provide them with work experience, as well as giving us help in the foodbank warehouse. They are gaining skills and confidence in preparation for work opportunities. We also have an accessible volunteer work force and […]

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King’s Award for Voluntary Service ceremony

Pauline Simpson and Alison Inglis-Jones, both volunteers at the Norwood & Brixton Foodbank went to the Tower of London on 12th April to collect The King’s Award for Voluntary Service (KAVS), previously known as The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, given to the Foodbank. They received, on behalf of volunteers, a certificate signed by the […]

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Thank you to all our volunteers!

As we celebrate National Volunteers Week can we extend a massive thank you to all our amazing volunteers who give their time so generously to support our food bank. Whether it is regularly every week, once a month or on the Christmas team, your support is vital and ensures we can continue to support those […]

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Meet Cecilia Oyebanji, one of Norwood and Brixton Foodbank’s much-valued clients

Cecillia is just one of the many people who benefit from the support and advice that Norwood and Brixton foodbank has to offer. When Cecilia was hit with a huge and unexpected phone bill by her mobile provider, she had no idea how she would pay it and found herself in debt. She said “O2 […]

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Annual Report shows over 27,000 people received Foodbank help

27,000 people receive emergency food parcels from The Lambeth Partnership of Foodbanks in the last 12 months, as people struggle to get by on low incomes   40 % Increase in the number of pensioners leads to a 9.5% rise in parcel numbers compared to 2022/23 New annual figures from the Trussell Trust show that […]

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Better Start summer timetables are here

Lambeth Better Start offers services for babies and children aged from 0-4 and their families in Lambeth. The Family Hub network of children’s centres offers a wide range of activities, help and support for young children and their families. All Children’s Centre sessions are free but must be booked, and you need to register your […]

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Thank you Encore Theatre for ‘More Food for Thought’

Thank you so much to the Encore Theatre Company who, whilst raising awareness of the current plight of foodbanks through their three performances of ‘More Food for Thought’ at the Half Moon pub in Herne Hill, collected 75kg of food throughout its run. Thank you to Lucy Scammel who directed the play and Viv Peyton for […]

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Lambeth Larder’s latest Directory is here

Good news – Lambeth Larder’s latest Directory is here ….

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Special packs during Ramadan

      This year we gave out Ramadan food packs to those who requested them, together with the recipe for a delicious vegetable curry. Here’s the recipe – Ramadan Vegetable Curry Recipe.

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A New Foodbank Hub Opens in Thornton Heath

We decided to open another hub, because the need for support is ever increasing. This area of Croydon needed to have something in place where people can receive advice and help.

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