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Norwich Foodbank gives out 12,000 food parcels in a year
Norwich Foodbank has risen to the challenge of meeting a growing need, giving out 12,000 emergency food parcels in the last year. More ...
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Foodbank volunteers needed in Wroxham distribution centre
Norwich foodbank is looking to add to its Wroxham distribution centre volunteer team, which runs weekly on a Thursday morning. More ...
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Norwich FISH clubs fill food and fun gap for sixth summer
Churches, businesses and charities worked with Norwich foodbank this summer to run 8 FISH clubs giving over 400 children a good meal and fun such as drumming, rapping and robot wars; filling the gap that families can struggle with in school holidays. More ...
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Celebrity food writer inspires Norwich foodbank recipe kits 
Norwich Foodbank is using celebrity author Jack Monroe’s new recipe book ‘Tin Can Cook’ to inspire foodbank users to cook tasty and nutritional meals with their food parcels. More ...
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Norwich Foodbank gives out 10,000 parcels in a year
Norwich Foodbank has given almost 10,000 emergency food parcels to local people in the last year, part of a record 1.6m parcels given out across the county in the same period. More ...
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Football fans give generously to Norwich Foodbank
A food and cash collection in aid of Norwich Foodbank took place at Carrow Road ahead of the match against Swansea on Friday, March 8, raising £880 in cash and over 700kg in food donations. More ...
Live differently in Lent for Norwich Foodbank 
During Lent Hannah Worsley, Project Manager of Norwich foodbank, is choosing to live on £1 a day for five consecutive days and invites people to join her or take part in other appeal ideas to support the charity. More ...
Norwich Foodbank users share their stories
Norwich's ten foodbank distribution centres are proving a life saver for people from all walks of life, experiencing financial difficulty due to a wide range of reasons including benefit delays, illness and job loss. More ...
Norwich foodbank highlights concerns for this winter
Norwich Foodbank provided 4,302 three day emergency food supplies to local people between 1st April and 30th September this year. Of this number, 1,349 went to children. More ...
Norwich foodbank prepares for next stage of Universal Credit 
With the roll out of the full service of Universal Credit expected in Norwich later this month, Norwich foodbank has expanded its volunteer teams and its support to prepare for an associated rise in the use of the service. More ...
Smurfit Kappa supports local foodbank to help people in crisis
Two Smurfit Kappa plants have donated boxes to a foodbank in Norwich which distributes over 500 food parcels to people in need every month. More ...
Food for children behind rise in foodbank demand across Norfolk
A rise in food needed for children is behind an increased demand on foodbanks across Norfolk during school holidays, new statistics have revealed. More ...
Summer news from Norwich Foodbank
The Summer Newsletter from Norwich Foodbank is now available online and includes details of a new warehouse manager, generous donation, a thank-you for volunteers, summer holiday fun and a new e-voucher system. More ...
Foresters Financial firm fund £2000 food shop for Norwich foodbank
Foresters Financial has donated a £2,000 food shop to Norwich foodbank plus a team of volunteers to help sort the shopping, through its Community Grant Programme. More ...
Norwich foodbank feeds almost 10,000 people in a year
Norwich foodbank has given emergency food supplies to almost 10,000 people in the last 12 months, figures released today reveal. More ...
Norwich foodbank holiday club celebrates First Five Years 
On Friday, April 6 to mark the fifth anniversary of Cadge Road FISH club offering free meals and activities to children in school holidays, the team took over 30 children on an outing to Norwich Castle with free entry, and free travel from First Bus. More ...
Dessert-only restaurant gives boost to Norwich foodbank
Norwich's award-winning dessert-only restaurant Figbar has announced that it is donating £1 to Norwich foodbank for every one sold of Chef Jaime Garbutt’s signature plated dessert, Snickers. More ...
Eaton church joins rising number of foodbank collection sites 
The Open Door Christian Fellowship is using its new building in Eaton to become the most recently designated collection point for Norwich foodbank, joining over 150 other sites across the city accepting donations. More ...
Universal Credit concerns as Norwich Foodbank use grows
New figures show a 10% increase in emergency food supplies given to local people by Norwich foodbank between April and September 2017, compared to the same period in 2016 with worries that Christmas and Universal Credit rollout could worsen the situation. More ...
Norwich foodbank feeds over 9000 people in last year
New figures show that Norwich foodbank has supplied enough emergency food boxes to feed over 9,000 local people for three days each in the last year, an increase on the previous 12 months. More ...
Free bus rides help Norwich Foodbank deliver service
Norwich Foodbank has teamed up with Bus operator First Eastern Counties to make sure that people are able to pick up their emergency three-day food parcels with a free bus ride. More ...
Norwich Foodbank bags social media award
Norwich Foodbank won the best use of social media award at the Network Norwich and Norfolk digital communication awards evening last November; we have been talking to them about the award and how they handle their social media presence. More ...
Norwich Foodbank scoops digital accolade
Norwich Foodbank has scooped a prestigious accolade in the first-ever Norfolk Christian Digital Communications Awards. More ...
Volunteer opportunities at Norwich foodbank
Norwich foodbank has had a tremendous response to its appeal for volunteer drivers and now has 14 who cover all deliveries and collections, but other volunteer opportunities are still available. More ...
Foodbanks feed 20,000 in a year across Norfolk
More than 20,000 people in Norfolk have been provided with emergency food by Trussell Trust foodbanks in the last 12 months, among over 100,000 in the eastern counties and one million nationwide. More ...
Norwich Foodbank has new management team
Norwich Foodbank has announced a number of changes in its management team, including the departure of project manager Grant Habershon after five very successful years at the helm. More ...
Norwich sheriff backs vital work of Foodbank
Norwich Foodbank has reported an increase in demand for its services over the school summer holidays while the importance of its work has been backed by Sheriff of Norwich, William Armstrong, during a visit to its warehouse facility. More ...
Sheriff recognises key role of Norwich lunch clubs
A new network of lunch clubs providing vital meals for children during the school holidays have begun operating in deprived areas of Norwich and their vital role has been recognised by the Sheriff of Norwich during a visit to one of them. More ...
Norwich initiative to stop children going hungry
Norwich Foodbank has launched an initiative to help prevent child hunger during school holidays and wants to work with churches, schools, community groups, care agencies, allotments and local businesses. More ...
New collection points for Norwich Foodbank
Peter Taylor Funeral Services have kindly agreed to provide collection points for Norwich Foodbank More ...
Foodbank FAQs
These are the main questions people ask about us. You may be surprised by the answers... More ...
Foodbanks feed population of two Norfolk towns
Norfolk foodbanks have fed the equivalent of the populations of Norfolk towns Attleborough and Aylsham combined in the last nine months alone. More ...
Top novelist becomes latest Norwich foodbank patron
Best-selling novelist Susan Hill CBE whose books include The Woman in Black, The Mist in the Mirror and I'm the King of the Castle, has become a patron of Norwich foodbank, the Christian charity which provides emergency food to local people in crisis. More ...

 


Published: 01/05/2018


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