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Feed a Family Christmas 2020

No one should face hunger at Christmas or wonder where their next meal is coming from. 2020 has been a hard year for many, exposing the true number of people in our community who live on insecure, low income and rely on foodbank support to keep themselves and their families fed. Support our Feed a […]

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National Collections with Tesco 19th – 21st November 2020

From the 19th – 21st November 2020, we are holding our annual National Collections with Tesco. Unfortunately due to the 2nd national lockdown, we are unable to have our wonderful volunteers in store manning the collection points. You can still donate and make a difference and help us stock up ahead of the busy Christmas […]

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2nd Lockdown, Thursday 5th November

The Southwark Foodbank will continue to support people with emergency food parcels throughout the 2nd national lockdown. Our 5 centres are open for appointment-only collections. People in need of foodbank support will still need to be referred with a voucher from a referral agency and will be contacted with an appointment time. Anybody wanting to […]

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Prudential My Ride London 15th – 16th August. Take part and support the foodbank!

This weekend, the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey was due to take place but had to be cancelled in its usual formThe good news is that the organisers of the event have replaced it with a virtual event called Prudential My RideLondon. Similar to the 2.6 Challenge back in April, which was in place of the 40th London […]

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Where can you donate food to the Southwark Foodbank?

There are a number of ways you can donate food to the Southwark Foodbank. Donate direct to the warehouse You can donate directly to our warehouse at 121A Peckham High Street, SE15 5SE. Monday – Friday 9:30am – 1pm. If it is a larger donation, please email [email protected] to give us a heads up so […]

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How to get help from the Southwark Foodbank during COVID-19

How to get help from the Southwark Foodbank during the Coronavirus outbreak Our delivery process The Southwark Foodbank is making contact-free deliveries to people’s homes instead of hosting face-to-face sessions. This support is for people who are unable to afford to buy food. If you can afford to buy food but cannot leave your home, we recommend you […]

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How to Support the Southwark Foodbank during COVID-19

How you can support the Southwark Foodbank during COVID-19 Volunteer PLEASE NOTE: We have had over 400 offers from local people to volunteer with us. Unfortunately we do not have the capacity to accommodate everyone at this time. We have also unfortunately not been able to respond to each offer but please know how much […]

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Easter #40for40 Appeal

As we celebrate Pancake Day and many of us in our community prepare for Lent and Easter, we are encouraging supporters of the foodbank to consider helping us raise £2000 over the next 40 days.   This Easter, we are appealing for support in the form of funds rather than food. We had a good […]

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Universal Credit and foodbanks

Universal Credit: Inside the Welfare State Last night, “Universal Credit: Inside the Welfare State” aired on BBC Two. The episode focused on Peckham residents’ experiences with Universal Credit, and in the case of one man, his need to visit Southwark Foodbank. Declan was followed in his journey from the Job Center to Southwark Foodbank. After […]

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Christmas at Southwark Foodbank

Support Southwark Foodbank’s Christmas Feed a Family Appeal Christmas at Southwark Foodbank means even more people facing hardship coming through our doors. This year, through our Feed a Family Campaign, we want to give 100 families in need gift cards to buy food as well as a festive parcel and small gifts to enable them […]

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