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Can you help us with moving costs?

After 8+ years based at ChristChurch Fulham, SW6 3TD, the Hammersmith & Fulham foodbank desperately needs a new office.  After a long search, we have been offered the unused attic space at St Matthew’s Church, Wandsworth Bridge Road, SW6 2TX.  This space will be available for the long term and will allow us the opportunity to […]

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WE HAVE MOVED! We are now seeing clients at St Matthew’s, Fulham (not at Christchurch on Studdridge St)

After 8+ very happy years at Christchurch Fulham, we have now moved our Fulham ‘Cafe’/Food Distribution Centre to a lighter, brighter and, more importantly, bigger space.  We are now open at St Matthews Church, on the corner of Wandsworth Bridge Road and Rosebury Rd (SW6 2TX) – so not too far from our original site – every […]

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“A domestic abuse victim, a refugee child, a terminally ill man: everyone … has a story”

Our CEO wrote a heartfelt blog for the New Statesman online.  Please follow this link to read the article in full: https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/welfare/2018/07/domestic-abuse-victim-refugee-child-terminally-ill-man-everyone-my-foodbank

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Community Kitchen at Edward Woods Community Centre, with UPG

We’re back!  After a short summer break, the team is refreshed and excited about seeing everyone again. We love being part of the Community Kitchen on the Edward Woods Estate, working together with the Urban Partnership Group.  Each week, approximately 50 people enjoy a free, 3 course meal prepared by our very own Louisa, who is […]

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Universal Credit prepares you for work? Tell the starving child I met picking through bins

  Our mid year stats show a 97% in the number of men, women and children benefiting from our emergency food parcels between 1st April and 30th September; making us the busiest foodbank in London.  We believe that this is primarily due to the full roll out of universal credit in LBHF at the end […]

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Harvest 2017

We are so grateful tothe dozens of schools, churches, local businesses and individuals which have supported our foodbank this season.  With record numbers of people needing emergency food supplies, so the pressure is on to keep food on our shelves!  We are low on long life milk and juice, tinned meat, tinned vegetables, tinned fruit, tinned […]

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Willmotts on King Street – making it easier for local people to donate food!

We are thrilled to announce that Willmotts – next to M&S on King Street, Hammersmith are now hosting a ‘permanent collection point’ ie a basket where you can drop off tinned and long-life food donations.  Handily, it’s next door to M&S too!  There’s even a money collection tin on reception . . . Willmott House, […]

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Holiday Clubs

Our Holiday Meal Clubs, which are targeted at families where children would normally receive free meals, have been a great success so far this summer. They are running in W12 and SW6 during August on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We are so grateful to all of our local volunteers, as well as corporate volunteers, who have […]

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Hammersmith & Fulham Foodbank – ‘Not just a Foodbank’

Since launch in June 2010, our top priority has always been the provision of food parcels to individuals and families experiencing food poverty.  This is something we are now able to do 6 days a week, spread across our 3 Foodbank Centres; all within the boundaries of the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham.  Over […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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.

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