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Important news about BT Donate

Dear foodbank supporter. If you make periodic donations to the foodbank via BT Donate, please be a where that this fundraising platform will close on 30th June 2019. We so are grateful for your vital support, however, until a new fundraising scheme is in place, if you would still like to support the foodbank, please […]

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Newsletter July 2019

Our most recent newsletter is now available to view or download. If you are able to help us with a food donation, we would be so grateful as food is leaving the warehouse faster than it is being replenished. Thank you so much. July 2019

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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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