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October Newsletter

  We are so grateful to all the schools, churches and individuals that organised collections for us over the harvest period. We were deeply touched by the generosity shown with large quantities of supplies regularly weighed in throughout the month by our warehouse team. One school even celebrated harvest by going back in time as pupils and staff […]

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Advice centre and foodbank team up

Brixton Advice Centre (BAC) has secured a £150,000 grant from the City of London’s City Bridge Trust to provide advice services at Lambeth foodbanks for the next three years.   This is exciting news for Norwood and Brixton Foodbank where services will continue to be delivered in partnership with BAC and Centre 70 allowing new […]

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September Newsletter

Harvest time is fast approaching and we could really use your help. This is traditionally an important time for us when we are able to replenish our stock to see us through the busy Christmas period. If you are a school, church, community organisation or even a work place – could you consider holding a harvest […]

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August Newsletter

We are delighted to announce that London promoters Chaos Theory and Wrongpop have approached us to run a Foodbank fundraiser with all proceeds raised supporting our work. The evening will include some of the best underground sounds including The Treasure of Woe, Carl White and Apocalypse Jazz Unit. If you are free tomorrow (Saturday, 25th August) and fancy watching this impressive […]

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Wednesday 11 July – UPDATE

Wednesday session timing 7pm to 7.45pm We’ve realised that there’s something happening at the World Cup this evening so we’re changing the timings of our Wednesday evening session today, 11th July, and will only be open 7pm – 7.45pm to allow clients and volunteers to see the England match if they wish. We do apologise for […]

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July Newsletter

  We’re really excited to be able to give additional support to families by stocking books for children to take home and enjoy. A huge thank you to the Children’s book project for using a grant from London Catalyst to supply a mini Bookbank including 450 books for our Norwood branch. If you have children’s books you would […]

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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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