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March Newsletter

New E Newsletter March 2018.   Please be aware that in the future our Foodbank Newsletter will not be circulated via email, but will be available for download from this page. We usually publish bi-monthly, but owing to annual holidays the next edition will be available early June. Thank you

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

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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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