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‘We have no choice’ – local food bank use up 15%

Lambeth food banks provided nearly 22,000 emergency food parcels between April 2021 and March 2022, and more than 8,000 of them went to children. This...

Brixton Tesco shoppers donate 4,000 meals for charities

Brixton Tesco shoppers have donated food that would make more than 4,000 meals to charities feeding people this winter. During the twice-yearly Tesco food collection,...

‘Staggering’ increase in local foodbank provision

The number of people supplied with emergency food by Lambeth foodbanks more than doubled in the past year. The foodbanks today (22 April) revealed a...

Food bank gears up for busiest time of year

Food banks are facing the busiest December yet as new figures suggest record number of people in crisis will need support ahead of Christmas...

Palace players volunteer at local Foodbank

During the last week of the season, Palace players Joel Ward, Connor Wickham and several squad members from the Academy U18 and U23 teams...

10,000 emergency parcels and 79 tonnes of food in a year...

The Norwood and Brixton foodbank helped local people with 9,929 emergency three-day food parcels in the 12 months to the start of April this...

Brixton foodbank joins universal credit campaign

The Norwood and Brixton Foodbank is giving full backing to a national campaign to reform universal credit. The controversial change to benefit payments has led...