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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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Bankuet: A new way to support Southwark Foodbank

Shopping online for the foodbank just became a lot easier The Southwark Foodbank has launcehd a page with pilot site, Bankuet, an online store that is looking to offer a new way to support foodbanks. Bankuet allows you to choose the foodbank you want to support, go to their page and select the items you would […]

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Christmas 2019 Collections with Tesco

A huge thank you to everyone involved in our Tesco Christmas collections! On the 21st – 23rd November, we were part of Tesco’s National Collections for Christmas. This is one of our key collections for the year as it helps us to stock up ahead of Christmas with items we need to continue supporting people through […]

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Corporate Volunteering Opportunities

Want to volunteer as a corporate team? The Southwark Foodbank relies on the support of people from all over our community to volunteer to help us provide our service. We regularly have enquiries for corporate teams to spend some time volunteering with us, once-off or regularly. This is how you can get involved as a corporate team: […]

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