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Congratulations to Elizabeth Maytom MBE – Project Lead at Norwood and Brixton Foodbank

  Congratulations to Elizabeth Maytom, Project Lead at Norwood and Brixton Foodbank, who received  her MBE at Windsor Castle on 27th September from Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal for services to Norwood and Brixton Foodbank, Lambeth Foodbanks Partnership and services to Lambeth, with particular recognition for her work during the pandemic.

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Help us by using BanktheFood

Please consider downloading the BanktheFood app. You can then select the Norwood & Brixton foodbank and you’ll be alerted when you’re in one of our participating supermarkets to let you know our latest needs. That way you can buy and drop off items at the drop-off point in the store, knowing that you’ve donated what’s […]

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We urgently need toilet roll

We urgently need toilet roll. Can you help? You can donate directly to our warehouse at St Margaret’s Church, Barcombe Avenue, Streatham Hill SW2 3BH Monday to Friday 9.30am to 2.30pm. For a full list of collection point, click here.

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School uniform pop-up swap shops in Lambeth

From Saturday 19 August to Saturday 1 September, pop-up school uniform swap shops will appear all cross Lambeth as part of a project being delivered in partnership with the Brixton and Norwood Foodbank, Lambeth Council and the Lambeth Forums Network. The purpose of the project is to ensure that families struggling with the cost of […]

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The Big Give Funding Campaign: One Donation, Twice the Impact!

As autumn approaches the foodbank will experience an increasing need for donations, so to help ensure we have enough stock,  we are taking part in the Big Give. Big Give runs match funding campaigns for charities and special causes at key moments across the year. By connecting charities to funders they help us double our donations. […]

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Support Norwood and Brixton Foodbank this Harvest

We want to make sure we’re fully prepared for Autumn and Winter, so we’re looking for some extra support in a few different areas. Here are the ways you can help us – School Harvest Collection If you work or have connections to a school in Lambeth or Croydon and think they would run a […]

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What’s it like Volunteering at Norwood & Brixton Foodbank? Meet Laleen

Norwood & Brixton Foodbank couldn’t help people in the way we do without our brilliant team of volunteers. They make what we do possible. We have several positions open to volunteers, including warehouse assistants, drivers, and supermarket collection coordinators. Each role is paramount to the smooth running of the foodbank, and getting food and resources […]

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Have you Heard about The Trussell Trust’s Guarantee Essentials Campaign?

The Trussell Trust and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation have launched a new campaign, calling on the UK government to Guarantee our Essentials. We live in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, and yet people here in Lambeth are going without the essentials we all need to get by.    Everyone’s circumstances can change. Losing […]

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Using Norwood & Brixton Foodbank: Richard’s Story

We have many different resources available here at Brixton & Norwood Foodbank because we recognise that ending hunger is not just about food. Our team are on hand to support people who find themselves in difficult situations and need help finding their feet again.  Richard Morgan is one of our current clients at the food […]

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We need donations of good quality pre-loved school uniform

We are working in partnership with Lambeth Neighbourhood Forums and Lambeth Council and need donations of good quality, non-branded school uniform, coats and shoes. We can accept branded uniform items for Lambeth schools ONLY. Please ensure items are clean, stain, fray and tear free, with no missing buttons. We also need school bags, pencil cases […]

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