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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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Food donation drop-off points

Great news we have secured some new drop boxes making it even easier for you to donate an item to us. With a new cafe opening in Crystal Palace park, we are excited about the opportunity to have a drop box there to help support those in community who struggle to feed themselves and families. […]

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Record 1.6 million emergency food parcels provided across UK

It’s not right that more and more people are struggling to eat because they simply cannot afford food. In the past five years, the use of foodbanks in the Trussell Trust’s network has increased by 73% – over the last year, 1.6 million emergency food parcels were provided to people in crisis. Here at Norwood and Brixton Foodbank, […]

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Food bank closed Good Friday

Please be aware that the food bank will be closed this Friday as it’s a bank holiday for Good Friday.   We are open as normal throughout the rest of the Easter break.   See our locations and opening times for details.

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April Newsletter

For many of our clients with young families it isn’t just food they need when they attend our Foodbank but also nappies. A recent article from the All Parliamentary Group on Poverty suggests that as much as 46% of child benefit can be spent on purchasing nappies. We currently have a shortage of size 5 […]

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Prayer meeting, 4 April at St Luke’s

Join us for a Foodbank Prayer meeting Thursday 4th April 2019 from 8pm – 9.30pm at St Luke’s Church, Knights Hill, SE27 0HS. There is parking at church if required – see our locations page for a map and transport links. Please do join us to pray for the foodbank over the coming weeks and months.

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