21 Feb 18
We’re running out of carrier bags; can you help? You can drop them in to any of our centres; St Matthews, Stalybridge Mon11:00 – 13:00 Tue11:00 – 13:00 New Life Church, Ashton-under-Lyne Thu13:00 – 15:00 St. John’s Church Centre, Dukinfield Fri12:00 – 14:00 Sat10:00 – 12:00
8 Nov 17
New figures show 1961 emergency food supplies given to local people by Tameside East Foodbank in six months Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 1961 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Tameside East Foodbank, of this number, 724 went to children. The foodbank, a member of The […]
2 Nov 17
As the majority of us look forward to the festive season the reality is that there are many families who struggle financially and Christmas is a very difficult time. Saying Happy Christmas is easy but, together, we can do something to make it real for these families. By putting together a Christmas Hamper and dropping […]
23 Dec 15
A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.
1 Dec 15
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 […]
21 Oct 15
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, […]
1 May 15
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 […]