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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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Annual Report for Year Ending 2019

Annual Report 2019 The 2019 Annual Report for Hackney Foodbank can now be viewed at the above link.

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Sources of help during lockdown

We’ve made a list of other places that you can get help whilst lockdown continues. The list will be updated when we recieve new information and can be found here: ADDITIONAL HELP DURING LOCKDOWN

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NEW Citizens Advice freephone number 0808 2082138

If you can’t afford food, you can call 0808 2082138 (freephone) for free to speak to a trained and independent Citizens Advice agent. The freephone helpline is open Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm. You’ll be able to talk to an agent confidentially about your circumstances and if needed they’ll issue you with a food […]

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Changes to service due to Covid-19

Hackney Foodbank is open. We are still supporting people with emergency food at Hackney Foodbank and will do for as long as is possible. Service will continue at our established centres for the time being.  However, in light of the coronavirus, and to minimise risk, both to our volunteers and to clients, we have temporarily changed to […]

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Hackney Foodbank 2018 Annual Report

HFB 2018 Annual Report_compressed The 2018 Annual Report for Hackney Foodbank can now be viewed at the above link.

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