6 Feb 18
Please use the link below to access a report on the activity of the foodbank during 2017. It details numbers of clients supported along with a breakdown of age, location and reasons why they needed to access our help. We hope you find this information useful. Orkney Foodbank Report 2017
27 Nov 17
During October the Foodbank has provided help to 21 adults and 10 children with 19 vouchers being redeemed in total. During this month 947kg of items were generously donated and 416kg distributed. Since opening the foodbank has redeemed 1299 vouchers, helping 1617 adults and 763 children. Thank you to everyone for your continued support and please continue to […]
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.
11 Dec 15
Mary has been providing some fantastic ideas and recipes over the past few months. Remember to pop past the Foodbank on the first Tuesday of every month between 12-2pm for some tasty treats and recipes to try yourself at home.
8 Dec 15
With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]
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 […]
7 Nov 15
On Friday 6th November 2015 we reached a huge milestone when our total number of clients supported reached 1000 – 669 adults and 331 children. This could not have been achieved without your continued support. A huge thanks to everyone who has donated items, supported us financially and given their time and energy to […]
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, […]
28 Sep 15
Mary Rutter will be at the Foodbank between 12-2pm on the first Tuesday of every month from October to March. She will be giving demonstrations on how to make the most of the food you have available and reducing food waste. Pop along for some inspiration.
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 […]