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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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More Harvest Festival Thank Yous

A big thank you to the following schools and churches who have also given their Harvest Festival gifts to Rotherham Foodbank. All the food will go to help people in crisis in the town: Herringthorpe Junior, Listerdale Primary, Newman School, Sandhill Primary and St Gerard’s Catholic Primary School. Many thanks to pupils, families and staff for your kindness and […]

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Harvest Festival Thank Yous

Many thanks to everyone who has donated their Harvest Festival gifts to Rotherham Foodbank including Just for Kidz Nursery;   Sitwell Infant School; , St Albans C of E, Aughton,   Flanderwell and Wickersley Northfield Primary Schools; Newman School; St Albans C of E Churches. Whiston Methodist, Rawmarsh Methodist, Holy Trinity Croft Dalton and St Nicolas […]

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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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Tesco Summer Collections Update

A big thank you to everyone who helped with or donated to ourfood collections at Tescos Extra stores in Rotherham and Wath in July. There was a wonderful response from the community and around 3.7 tonnes of food was donated,  equivalent to 11,452 meals.  Many thanks tovolunteers, customers and Tesco staff:  we couldn’t have done it without you.

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A Big Thank You To Local Schools

A big thank you goes out to Anston Hillcrest Primary School, Monkwood Primary Academy and Wales High School who have all made generous food donations to Rotherham Foodbank this year. Many thanks to all pupils, parents and staff. The food will be distributed to families in need living in Rotherham.

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Trussell Trust foodbanks gave out over one million three day emergency food supplies to UK people in crisis in 2014/15.

Benefit delays, low income and benefit changes are the primary reasons why people are currently being referred to foodbanks for emergency food. About Our Statistics The Trussell Trust statistics are a measure of volume – they show the number of people to whom The Trussell Trust foodbanks have given three days’ emergency food. These are […]

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1880 Helped By Rotherham Foodbank In Last Year

Between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, Rotherham Foodbank gave out 1,050 emergency food parcels helping 1,880 adults and 545 children in the town. (Please note: these are not all unique users; this is a measure of volume. See below on how Trussell Trust statistics are compiled). Many thanks to everyone – individuals, businesses, employers, schools, […]

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Thank You To Thrybergh Fullerton CoE School

A big thank you goes out to Thrybergh Fullerton CoE Primary School, for asking parents and staff to donate food for the Rotherham Foodbank. Details of just how much was donated will be made available soon. Every donated item of food will be distributed to other families living in Rotherham who are going through a […]

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Funding success

Thank you to all that voted for the foodbank and enabled the project to gain an award from the Natwest Community Force.  

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