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Kye Lockwood joins Hackney Foodbank as CEO to lead on its organisational restructure

Hackney Foodbank is delighted to announce the appointment of Kye Lockwood as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). An inspirational leader, Kye, joins Hackney Foodbank from Social Action for Health, where he led a dedicated team of staff, volunteers, session workers and associates who shared a passion to create a fairer society. The CEO role he […]

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Drum up funds for Hackney Foodbank with Speaker’s 5km walk

Families and residents are being encouraged to go the distance in a sponsored walk for a charity providing ‘incredible support for people in crisis’.  The Speaker of Hackney, Cllr Kam Adams is organising a virtual 5km walk to raise money for Hackney Foodbank between 10-17 May, with those signing up receiving a free t-shirt to […]

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Support from The Worshipful Comany of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers

The Coachmakers raise and distribute charitable funds for causes connected to our industries, certain institutions within the City of London and deserving, disadvantaged members of society and they have decided to support us with a generous donation! From David Landon Cole, Member of the Charity Committee at The Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness […]

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Support From psLondon

  From Nicola Cast, Head of Client Partnerships at psLondon: 2020 was such a tough year for so many people, and we knew we wanted to do something to help. Our creative (branding and marketing) agency has been in Hackney for the past seven years and, after some research, we knew that donating to Hackney […]

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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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