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Can you complete a Reverse Advent Calendar?

Our Reverse Advent Calendar is a popular and easy way of supporting our Foodbank at Christmas. Last year, we were blown away by your support and this year, we’d be grateful for any help you can give over the Festive Period. Winter is an incredibly busy time for our Foodbank, our Research and Statistics shows that in […]

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Sign Up For Clapham Park Foodbank’s November Tesco Collection

We need your help at our November Tesco Collection on the weekend of Thursday, November 21 to Saturday, November 23. Want to volunteer? Sign-up here Can you help at our Tesco Collection this November? Collections like this are going on all over the country; and like many other Foodbanks, we rely on the Food gathered to […]

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Clapham Park Foodbank Quarter 2 2018-19 Statistical Report

Last Quarter (April – June 2019), we published an update on our Foodbank’s work in 2019 so far. We believe that it’s important that people in our community can access data on our ongoing work easily. We hope that you can use our data to get a clear sense of demand in our area, and the […]

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Thank you to our friends at Metropolitan Housing and the Clapham Park Project

Many thanks to our friends at Metropolitan Housing and the Clapham Park Project, who raised £200 for us at their annual funday in August. The Clapham Park Project is based just down the road from us in the Clapham Park estate, and is focused on providing support and services to individuals living in and around […]

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Read our August / September 2019 Newsletter

Read our August / September 2019 Newsletter here. This paper newsletter highlights the success of our recent collection at Tesco, Clapham South Side, as well as ongoing support from Argos, Balham. We also tell Jane’s story, a young woman who visited our Foodbank this summer due to issues with debt and benefit changes. Finally, we […]

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Support our 2019 Harvest Appeal

Building on the success of our 2018 Harvest Appeal, we are calling for support from local churches, schools and community groups this Autumn. Last year, we we heartened by the incredible fundraising that several community groups and individuals did for our Foodbank to mark Harvest. Harvest is traditionally a time to celebrate the abundance of food. […]

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Councillor Manley-Browne visits our Foodbank

Many thanks to newly-elected Thornton ward councillor Nanda Manley-Browne, who visited our Foodbank on Friday August 2 2019. Manley-Browne represents the ward with the greatest share of our clients across Lambeth and Wandsworth. In the last financial year, we helped 377 individuals from Thornton – approximately 22% of our total persons fed. Cllr Manley-Browne visited our Foodbank […]

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Find your nearest donation point in Balham or Clapham

Many thanks to the stores and supermarkets in Balham and Clapham who host drop-off points for us. These points are integral to our Foodbank, allowing people like you to donate with minimal hassle. We now have three drop-off points within a mile of our Foodbank. You can find them at: Tesco Clapham South Side Waitrose, […]

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Clapham Park Foodbank: Half-year review

It’s been a busy year so far at Clapham Park Foodbank. We saw sustained high demand in 2018 and 2017. 2019 looks to be no different. In the first six months of 2019, we fed 960 people, of which 250 were children. The most common reason for a visit to our Foodbank was Low Income (41% […]

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700kg Collected at Tesco last Month

Many thanks to our friends at Tesco, who we hosted a collection with last month. Our volunteers distributed shopping lists and gathered donations on June 21 and June 22 at Tesco Clapham South Side, collecting over 700kg worth of food and toiletries. Clapham Park Foodbank are incredibly grateful to all those who donated, and to […]

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