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EASTER Opening Times

Bank Holiday Opening Hours 2017 Sutton Foodbank is open 12pm-1.30pm on Good Friday.  It will close 1/2 hour early. Bank Holiday Monday – Closed.

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Thank you Sutton

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No room in the store

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Christmas Opening times 2016

Sutton Foodbank will be open as usual this Christmas apart from on BOXING day and January 2nd 2017 when we will be closed.  

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Do you want to give some time this Christmas?

It’s that time of year again when Christmas fast approaches.   Sutton Food Bank will be in need of volunteers to help us with our Christmas Collection at Tesco.  If you are interested, please contact us at admin@suttoncommunityworks.org.  

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Harvest Donations

Thanks so much for the very generous donations from locals Schools as Homefield, Cheam Common Academy, Devonshire Road, Avenue School Churches such as Trinity, All Saints Benhilton, Cheam Methodist, The Good Shepherd Church, St.Johns Belmont DUE TO GENEROUS FOOD DONATIONS WE ARE NOW CLOSED TO FURTHER DONATIONS

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

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With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

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David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

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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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