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Support from Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Limited

We had the pleasure of meeting the wonderful team from the Daiwa Capital Markets Europe charity committee who gave us a generous donation of £3,000! Thanks to DCME, this will help thousands of local people in Hackney and provide them with a way out of food poverty. Watch this space as we partner with DCME […]

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Take Part In Our Adlent Calendar Challenge

If you’re giving up something for Lent, take your giving to another level and support people in crisis by getting involved in our Adlent Calendar Challenge this year. Similarly to our Reverse Advent Calendar initiative last year, we are asking you to donate one item for each day of the 40 days of Lent. These […]

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Free School Lunches For Children This February Half Term

With the amazing help of Pootitinyerbag community group, The Duke of Richmond and The Prince Arthur, Hackney Foodbank will be handing out free school lunches from 3 of our distribution centres, every day at 12pm from 15th -19th February. These packed lunches will be available to anyone that may be in need of a packed […]

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Northwick Trust Supporting Hackney Foodbank

The Northwick Trust, set up to help charities working to relieve suffering and hardship or focusing on protecting the natural environment, has just given us a £4,000 donation. From their Trustees: We heard from one of your volunteers what vital work your food bank is offering those in real need in Hackney in these particularly […]

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Donation of Handmade Masks from Michele and Andrew

Michele and Andrew kindly donated these lovely handmade and eco-friendly face coverings to Hackney Foodbank. From Michele: Never has a food bank’s work been so important, so this is both a little token of our gratitude for the wonderful care that staff and volunteers give our residents, and a resource for clients who can use […]

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Generous Donation from Yvonne Booth at John Laing Charitable Trust

Yvonne Booth, a member of staff at John Laing Charitable Trust has reached 15 years service with the company and in recognition of this was asked to nominate a charity to receive a donation of £1,500.00 on her behalf. Yvonne chose to support Hackney Foodbank! From Yvonne: My friend sadly passed away just over a […]

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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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