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Tesco – Food Collection

Help us support people facing hunger this winter by joining us for the UK’s biggest food collection. From the 29th November to 1st December, Tesco are hosting the Food Collection in stores across the UK, in partnership with The Trussell Trust and FareShare. In stores collecting for Trussell Trust foodbanks, the collection points are manned by volunteers […]

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Latest newsletter

Our latest newsletter for the months of June to August is now available to view or download. New Supporter update August

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Fundraising event to support the work of
 Merthyr Cynon Foodbank

For your diary. An evening of traditional and popular music with Cantorion Cyfarthfa and Treharris Male Voice Choir. 12th October 2018 at 7.30.p.m. in St Illtyd’s Church, Dowlais. Tickets are £5.00 each or you can pay at the door. For further information, please phone 07427537437 (from 9 am to 12 noon) A downloadable poster is attached below. An Evening of […]

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To view a list of items the Foodbank Needs, please visit our donate page

To visit our food donate page, click here

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Our permanent collection points

Our permanent collection points (PCPs) at Tesco Aberdare, Tesco Extra, Merthyr Tydfil and Asda, Dowlais Top are proving very popular with our supporters, who are now able to support us on a regular basis when they shop. Please tell your friends and family that using the PCPs is a much easier way of making regular […]

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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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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 […]

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