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Big Supper Week – 20th to 26th November

Want to help fight hunger with food? King’s Lynn Foodbank is launching its Big Supper Week. It’s a new idea but a simple one: invite people over for a meal (or organise a meal at your school, church, business or even restaurant!); people eat together, have fun together and give a donation to the Foodbank […]

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Pounding Poverty

“Pounding Poverty” is encouraging people to donate any unspent old round £1 coins to the Foodbank once they lose their legal tender status on October 15th. To get involved, simply collect pound coins (as individuals or businesses) and deposit them at the Foodbank during their opening hours. We also have collection points at the following […]

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Temporary Administrator Required

The Kings Lynn Foodbank requires a temporary administrator for 10 hours a week, initially until January 2018. Please email: adam@kingslynn.foodbank.org.uk for further details.

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KING’S LYNN FOODBANK NEEDS NEW HOME

KING’S LYNN FOODBANK NEEDS NEW HOME The King’s Lynn Foodbank has received notice to vacate its current distribution premises at the British Red Cross building on Austin Fields, as the owners of the building wish to proceed with the sale of the property. The notice expires on 29th September this year. The Foodbank is therefore […]

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UK foodbank use continues to rise

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UK foodbank use continues to rise UK foodbank use continues to rise as new report highlights growing impact of Universal Credit rollout on foodbanks. See the full story here: https://www.trusselltrust.org/2017/04/25/uk-foodbank-use-continues-rise/  

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AGM – King’s Lynn Foodbank

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Festive Advent Fun! Spread some love this Christmas…

The festive season is almost upon us and we are already being blessed by Harvest donations. Another great activity to do as we approach Christmas is the traditional advent calendar, so we added a festive twist to ours and created a reverse advent calendar! If you would like to be involved with blessing families in need this Christmas, […]

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Various Volunteer Roles Needed

WE’RE ON AN AMAZING JOURNEY… HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO JOIN US? The King’s Lynn Foodbank feeds over 300 people a month, providing emergency food to people in crisis, and showing the love of God to people in a clear, practical way. We’ve been amazed with the generosity of volunteers, members of the […]

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1 in 5 parents will skip a meal this summer

40% of parents worry about extra costs of paying for childcare this summer holiday & 1 in 5 will skip a meal or more to feed their kids. 1 in 5 British parents of schoolchildren aged 5 to 16 will skip a meal or more this summer holiday so there will be enough food for […]

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Cost of poverty estimated at £78bn per year

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has revealed that the UK poverty costs the average taxpayer £1,200 a year. The charity’s new report, Counting the cost of UK poverty by Heriot-Watt and Loughborough Universities, has estimated the annual cost of poverty at £78 billion. The research suggests £1 in every £5 spent on public services is needed […]

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