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Huge Thank You to Big Yellow Self Storage The Big Yellow Self Storage company has agreed to support The Vineyard Community Centre supplying us with a much-needed free storage space. We are particularly grateful during the Harvest Festival period as our generous supporters donate non-perishable food and other items to us. We can now care even better for the needs of the people in our community. Our thanks go to all the staff at Big Yellow Self Storage in Richmondhttps://www.bigyellow.co.uk/richmond-self-storage-units/

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Foodbank opening times during crisis

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Richmond Foodbank opening times as follows : Richmond – Vineyard Community Centre ; moving to deliveries from 06/04/20 , Monday and Thursday 12.30 – 4pm . Agencies please issue voucher to [email protected] and ring 07516935655 to arrange a delivery slot. Hampton – White House ; open Wednesday 2-5pm Isleworth – Bridgelink […]

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Donating Food

For any regular or new food donors, please email beforehand [email protected] or call on 07516935655 and we will arrange to collect your donation. As all our centres are operating from behind closed doors and distributing food from outside the building, please consider a financial donation instead. This would be much appreciated, thank you.   Current […]

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Foodbank Information and opening times during Covid-19 pandemic

Richmond Foodbank will continue to serve food via a delivery service please call  07516935655 Please bear with us as we try to provide the best service that we can during these difficult and uncertain times. For those who need a voucher, Citizens Advice will be operating online. Stay safe

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2019-2020

Richmond: Vineyard Community Centre:  Last day Thursday 19th December 2019. Re-opens Monday 30th December 2019 at 12.30pm. Hampton: YMCA White House: Last day Wednesday 18th December 2019. Re-opens Tuesday 7th January 2020 at 9.30 am. Whitton: Whitton Community Centre:Open Friday 20th and Friday 27th December 2019 at 9.30 am. Barnes: Castelnau Community Centre: Last day […]

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Vineyard Community Centre summer closure

Richmond Foodbank at the Vineyard Community Centre will close on Thursday 8th August and reopen on Monday 2nd September while essential building work takes place. All other Foodbank locations will remain open during this period.

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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?

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

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

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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