19 Aug 19
Selby & District Foodbank & NCS Programme August 2019 A number of final year Selby High School students elected to take part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme for 4 weeks in August. NCS is a voluntary personal and social development programme for 15–17 year olds (further details at https://www.ncsyes.co.uk.) The final 2 weeks […]
17 Jun 19
I cannot believe we are nearly half way through 2019 as I write to you! During the later half of 2018 and on into 2019 we have seen an unprecedented number of hungry children and adults come to the Foodbank.
24 Dec 18
A this time of year we have an acute increase in food demands. Without our supporters we could not meet the increase in food needed by hungry families in Selby & District. Merry Christmas and thank you for your ongoing support. Special thanks go to: Auto Web Ruby Shoes Clipper Logistics Selby Selby Running Club […]
2 Dec 18
Struggling to know how to give this Christmas? Why not get your family, friends and neighbours involved in the Selby & District Foodbank Reverse Advent Calender. Simply download and print off the Advent Calendar attached (A4), stick it up in your kitchen and add items on the calender (or any others) to a box.
9 Jun 18
Happy New Year! I cannot believe we are in 2018. We’ve had a very busy year at the Selby & District Foodbank, although our financial year finishes at the end of March 2018. We have a whole range of people that come to the Foodbank.
11 Jun 17
As the relatively new volunteer Project Manager for Selby and District Foodbank, I took up my role in a transition stage from January 2016 after attending a Volunteers’ meeting at Selby Town Hall in December 2015.
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, […]