News

Tesco collection Thursday 20th, Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd August 2020

This week we are holding our summer collection event at Tesco Brixton, 13 Acre Lane SW2 and Tesco Extra Streatham, 384 Streatham High Road, Streatham Common SW16 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. This event is extremely important to us as foodbank need has increase hugely in the last few months and stock needs replenishing more […]

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Cycling Fundraiser for foodbank Sunday 16th August

You may have already read in our August newsletter about one of our young volunteers, Peter Maytom’s cycling fundraiser, which takes place on the 16th August. If you would like to sponsor him and help support the work of the Norwood and Brixton foodbank then go to uk.virginmoneygiving.com to donate.

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August Newsletter

This month meet one of our guests, read about an amazing local gardening project at The Rookery, there’s also a call-out for our green-fingered supporters, information about a forthcoming cycling fundraising event (do check this News page later this week for further updates about this) and we sadly say farewell to one of our drivers: NEWS […]

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July Newsletter

This month’s newsletter includes updates about our exciting partnership with Crystal Palace FC, our ‘Cuppa Time’ initiative to bring back a bit more of our personal touch which we lost during lockdown, a request for more volunteers during the summer months, Meet The Team and the recent The Guardian article which features one of our […]

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Crystal Palace FC supports Norwood and Brixton Foodbank at Selhurst Park

Although this features as an item in July’s newsletter, we though we’d give our developing partnership with Crystal Palace FC it’s own NEWS headline too. They have been supporting us over the last couple of years including helping with the moving of all the pews at St Margaret’s Church to create our South London Warehouse […]

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Volunteer thank you cards

As a supplement to volunteers week which is always at the beginning of June, here are some individual thank yous to some of our amazing volunteers who have supported us tirelessly throughout the years since we opened our doors in 2011, as well as during the current pandemic crisis. Do keep checking this news item […]

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The Guardian Article

Monday’s Guardian this week profiled one of our drivers in this article as part of its My Working Week feature.

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The Sunday Times Magazine Article

Photographer Charlie Clift, who has been volunteering for Norwood and Brixton foodbank during lockdown, wrote this piece for The Sunday Times Magazine last month.

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We are still open!

We have been extremely busy during lockdown and have remained open throughout. Although we had to suspend our face-to-face sessions immediately, we have been operating a full delivery service since late March and have fed over 8,000 people giving away over 8.5 tonnes food each week, so reaching more people in crisis than ever before. […]

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Shining a light on volunteers week

In the Trussell Trust’s blog this month it says THANK YOU to many of its volunteers up and down the country. Here is its excerpt thanking Norwood and Brixton foodbank: Thanks from Norwood and Brixton Foodbank Norwood and Brixton foodbank Foodbank extends its thanks to the volunteers across London who have come together to keep […]

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