17 Jul 16
We were saddened to hear of the sudden death while on holiday of a member of the Preshal Trust team. The Preshal Trust building will be closed on Thursday 21 July 2016 for the funeral and so we will not be open that day. Please note that our vouchers can be used at any of our branches and indeed at […]
7 Jun 16
Two of our supporters are taking decisive action to raise funds for us. Iqra and Maisie are doing an 820 metre zipslide on Arran in July. Read more here.
15 May 16
Our Old Pollok branch at St Christopher’s Priesthill & Nitshill Church in Meikle Road has now closed. This is as a result of the closure of the church building. Please note that for now we will be opening three days a week but hope to have two other branches opening in the next couple of […]
15 May 16
Our thanks to the team at the Trussell Trust for the revised website. We are starting to find our way about it and think it help us to help people and help people to help us to help people.
23 Dec 15
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.
8 Dec 15
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 […]
1 Dec 15
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 […]
21 Oct 15
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, […]
1 May 15
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 […]