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Moose Accounting Supporting Hackney Foodbank

  Moose Accounting is a local business and we have seen first-hand how difficult this past year has been for individuals and businesses in the community. We wanted to help support the fantastic work and vital service that Hackney Foodbank provides to those who have been hardest hit. Beginning in early January, Moose Accounting are […]

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Citisoft supporting Hackney Foodbank

From Jonathan Smith, the Senior Operations Manager at Citisoft: ‘We at Citisoft recognise that in these desperate times Covid-19 has greatly impacted those people already struggling. We simply wanted to do something that would directly help those in London, and there is no more basic need than having enough food.’ From all of us at […]

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Leica Camera Ltd at Hackney Foodbank

On Tuesday 22 December we welcomed Bianca and Robin from Leica Camera Ltd. to Hackney Foodbank: On behalf of Leica, it was a pleasure to visit Hackney Foodbank and document the hard work of volunteers and staff in the build up to Christmas. Leica photographer, Robin Sinha was able to capture some great moments and […]

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Christmas Opening and Closing 2020

The Hackney Foodbank main warehouse will close at 2:00 on 23 December and open at 9:30 on 4 January 2021. Hackney Foodbank distribution centres will be open with the final centre of 2020 taking place on 24 December at St. Mary’s Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 9ES. The first Centre of 2021 will be […]

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Christmas Shopping List

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Trick or Eat: and the weights are in!

Last week a whopping 5,347.45 kg of food donations were collected for Trick or Eat across Hackney, which makes it the second biggest donation we have received this year! What does that mean in terms of the number of meals? Well, last year’s Trick Or Eat collection came to 1,265 meals – this year’s collection […]

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Hunger Free Future Campaign

  The Trussell Trust have launched a hunger free future campaign. This campaign’s aim is to build a movement of people to work together and achieve the ultimate goal of a future where people have enough money to buy essentials. This Christmas, more people than ever will need to use a food bank. This can’t […]

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Free school meals in Hackney 26th – 30th October 2020

For a larger list of participating venues please visit www.freemeals.uk 215 Hackney 215 Stoke Newington High St, Stoke Newington, London N16 0LH Meals for collection Mon – Fri via online booking at 215hackney.co.uk and write ‘free school meals’ in the comments section between 9am – 4:30pm – Barge East River Lee, Sweetwater Mooring, White Post […]

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Run your own Reverse Advent Calendar 2020…in NOVEMBER!!

  Support people in crisis in the run-up to Christmas by running your own Reverse Advent Calendar.  Feel free to add some lovely Christmassy items too! To allow us time to prepare and distribute your lovely donations in the run-up to Christmas, we need you to run your advent calendar in NOVEMBER and deliver to […]

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Trick or Eat Foodbank Collection

The Trick or Eat donation collection is returning for its second year this Halloween to collect vital supplies for Hackney Foodbank. We are grateful to local discount card company The Local Buyers Club, who run this event.  Their team is urging residents to get involved by dressing up on 31 October to deliver non-perishable food […]

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