13 Jun 18
The Kingston Foodbank Report for 2017/18 continues to show a need for crisis support in Kingston. The report reflects a slight increase in the number of vouchers issued to people, and a 13% increase in the number of people referred with benefit related issues. We are grateful for the incredible generosity of the people and […]
13 Jun 18
Paul Pickhaver, Director of Kingston Foodbank, has been awarded an MBE for his services to the community in the Queen’s birthday honours list 2018. Since Kingston Foodbank was launched in December 2011 it has distributed over 31,000 food parcels to local people. In 2017/18 Kingston Foodbank received and distributed 28 tonnes of donated food […]
5 May 18
Please note that the Foodbank centre in Surbiton will be closed on the two bank holidays in May. We will be closed on Monday 7 May and Monday 28 May. Foodbank vouchers can be used at any other Kingston Foodbank centre.
3 May 18
Our Tolworth Welcome Centre will be closed on Thursday 3 May as the venue is being used as a Polling Station. The Foodbank will be open at New Malden on that day and at Everyday Church, Union Street Kingston on Friday 4 May 2018.
26 Dec 17
Together with Doxa Deo Community Church and Christmas Lunch on Jesus, Kingston Foodbank distributed 80 Christmas hampers across SW London – providing a full Christmas meal to over 300 people. It’s a fantastic project that we’re proud to be part of this year and will look to expand in 2018.
26 Dec 17
There will be some changes to the opening times over Christmas and New Year 2017/2018: Friday 22 December. Foodbank will be at Kingston United Reformed Church, Eden Street Kingston Monday 25 December – Closed Tuesday 26 December – Closed Wednesday 27 December – Closed Monday 1 January 2018 – Closed
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, […]