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Operations Manager for Gravesham Foodbank Location: For this role you will be working at our main Distribution Centre at Gravesend within the Gravesham borough. We operate a hybrid working model that allows you to work between home and the office giving you greater flexibility about where and when you work. The position is funded by […]

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Moove festive volunteers at Foodbank

Six staff took a day out of their office to volunteer at Foodbank. The team soon got to work unloading about a tonne of stock donated by local churches and a large supermarket. The task was to sort it first into products and then into date order, ensuring nothing is wasted before moving onto the stock […]

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Foodbank runners in Dartford Half Marathon

Six supporters of Gravesham Foodbank completed the Dartford Half Marathon on Sunday 12 March, raising over £600 for the charity which supports local people in crisis. The sponsored runners were David Kettle, Andy Wood, Lewis McIntyre, Pete McIntyre, Dave Forder and Simon Mummery. Three of the team work for the Gravesend branch of Morrisons, a […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

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 […]

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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

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 […]

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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

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, […]

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