12 Apr 17
Warwick District Foodbank has been selected to receive £1,000 towards its running costs through the Persimmon Homes Community Champions scheme. This fantastic donation will help us reach more people in need throughout the district.
21 Jan 17
Warwick and Leamington Foodbank and Kenilworth Foodbank have joined together to form Warwick District Foodbank. The change, which took place on the 1st January 2017, means that there are now 7 satellite centres serving people in need across the three towns. Jubilee House in Kenilworth holds a foodbank session on Fridays between 12noon and 2pm.
9 Dec 16
Many thanks to Life Community Church who have donated 32 Christmas Hampers that Warwick and Leamington Foodbank will be happy to hand out in time for the festive period!! Members of the Church and minister Dave Bolton donated food, decorated boxes, and packed the hampers. Foodbank Operations Manager Andy Bower and Sessional Leader Miriam Bowen are shown […]
15 Nov 16
Warwick and Leamington Foodbank has released its Christmas and New Year opening times. The Foodbank will be closed during the week between Christmas and New Year as the majority of the agencies that issue foodbank vouchers are also closed. This period will be a well deserved break for the many dedicated volunteers who work hard […]
15 Jul 16
The latest issue of Warwick and Leamington Foodbank’s newsletter is now out. Read it here.
6 Jul 16
A HUGE thank you to everyone who donated food during our collection at the Tesco Warwick store last week! Shoppers donated 1,717 kilograms of food between Thursday 30th June and Saturday 2nd July. Thanks too to Tesco for hosting the collection and for donating a further 20% of the monetary value of the food collected. […]
13 Jun 16
The Trussell Trust received two accolades at the Charity Awards ceremony last Thursday night – a category award for Social Care and Welfare and the Overall Winner. The Charity Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious awards scheme in the charity sector and the Trussell Trust was recognised for its nationwide network of more than 400 […]
12 Apr 16
Issue 2 of Warwick and Leamington Foodbank’s newsletter is now out! Get all the latest information here.
19 Feb 16
The Trussell Trust has warned that many people will be facing an extra barrier to getting support from the Department of Work and Pensions as the helpline for Universal Credit will cost up to 12p a minute from a landline and 45p/min from a mobile phone. Although not usually used to make a claim for […]
9 Feb 16
Making the rounds on social media at the moment is one woman’s experience of the fall into poverty detailed in an article for the New Statesman. Called The Upsetting Reality of Modern Day Poverty, it describes the reality of saving 2p and 5p coins in a bottle when TV chefs talk of a cheap shoulder […]