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Food banks in 2017: Change is Possible

Read the new report Emergency Use Only II  Three years ago, CPAG and the Trussell Trust were among the organisations who published Emergency Use Only, one of the first pieces of research to shed light on the drivers of the enormous increases in food bank use that we have seen this decade. We found that the […]

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UK foodbank use continues to rise

UK foodbank use continues to rise as new report highlights growing impact of Universal Credit rollout on foodbanks. Over 1,182,000 three day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis in past year – 436,000 to children New report on Universal Credit reveals adverse side effects on people claiming and foodbanks providing help The Trussell […]

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Nottingham Building Society supports Grantham Foodbank

The staff of The Grantham Branch have Nottingham Building Society have an ongoing commitment to support the foodbank. Here Brian Hanbury is receiving the latest donation of food. Without the wide network of churches, schools and businesses that make regular food donations the work of the foodbank could not continue. Grateful thanks to all.

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Almost half of people referred to foodbanks at risk of going cold as well as hungry this winter

New data from charity’s Fuel Bank scheme suggests families on pre-payment meters face cold and hunger this winter Foodbanks face busiest winter as new data suggests half of all people needing support from foodbanks are on pre-pay meters Schemes like Fuel Banks getting immediate help to people in crisis However, survey of 410+ foodbanks suggests […]

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Brian falls for foodbank!

Brian Hanbury, the foodbank project co-ordinator took part in the charity abseil of St Wulfram’s tower organised by Totemic this bank holiday weekend. It’s difficult to see whether he is enjoying the experience but “all in a good cause” Brian!

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Take a Tour Round Grantham Foodbank!!

Let Brain Hanbury be your guide as we take you on a tour round Grantham Foodbank….  

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Thank You Grants For Good.

Everybody at Grantham Foodbank would like to say a big thank you to ‘Grants For Good’ for their very generous donation of £2000. Grants For Good is supported by The Nottingham Building Society and Harrison Murray’s and you can find out more information about the scheme here. Over the coming weeks we will show you […]

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Foodbank Open Day 1st July

As we move into our fifth year, we would like to give thanks to our many sponsors by holding an open day on 1st July. Our latest initiative, a web zone, will be launched on that day. This will provide online support for clients who wish to search for employment, access application forms or seek […]

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Challenge yourself and take on a charity abseil for three great causes!

Totemic are inviting you to abseil 143ft. down St Wulfram’s Church on Saturday 27th August from 9am-4pm to raise funds for the Army Benevolent Fund, Grantham Foodbank and St Wulfram’s Church. The total height of the church, including the spire, is 283 ft which makes St Wulfram’s the third highest parish church spire in England. St […]

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Grantham College Foodbank Posters

Art students at Grantham College were asked to produce posters based on the strap lines of the foodbank. You can see more of their remarkable creations here .

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