Thank you once again for allowing us to get involved with your community work. The students really enjoyed their experiences.
A big thank you
This department has generously collected food items over the last few weeks to donate to needy families over Christmas. Thank you to all concerned.
Number of boxes given out up to and including 30 November 2017 was 8167. Boxes given out for whole of 2016 was 5420.
What a star! Hannah from Fenstanton Cambridgeshire ran a collection for some extra Christmas ‘treats’ for users of Great Yarmouth Foodbank and then brought them all the way over here! Thank you so much Hannah!
In order to make a claim for UC you will need to provide the following Access to the internet – both local libraries offer this A bank account NI number Email address Phone number Full address Your landlord’s address The total amount of rent payable Details of savings Your income/salary Your tenancy agreement which is accurate and […]
The FoodBank is concerned that leading to Christmas the demand for food will spike. Issues with a benefit payment remain the biggest cause of referral accounting for around 43 percent of all referrals (25 percent benefit delay; 18 percent benefit change). Analysis of foodbank data shows that: Of people referred due to a benefit delay, 45% of referrals […]
We are short of potatoes, milk and sugar. Our food bank only opened nearly four years ago; a decade ago food banks were scarce. Many were started by volunteers concerned about people struggling financially. This one now forms an essential part of the town’s social safety net. To use the food bank, a referral is needed, […]
We are developing ways of working more closely with local agencies which offer face to face services around debt, debt management, job clubs, life controlling habits, housing and more. With this range of support available there is more help to address the challenges faced by food bank users. Working together is mutually beneficial and incredibly effective. […]
Note all the Foodbank distribution centres have the use of a phone. We were pleased last week when the Department for Work & Pensions announced that there will be no charge to call the Universal Credit helpline from the end of the October, and by the end of the year, there will be no charge to […]