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Our Christmas opening hours

Clapham Park Foodbank is closed during the week of Christmas, and on Tuesday January 1. This means that our last Foodbank session before Christmas will be on Friday December 21 11:00 – 14:00.  Foodbank service will resume on Friday January 4, from which point we will run every Tuesday and Friday until further notice. If you have […]

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Helping our community with Christmas Hampers

Last year, Clapham Park Foodbank distributed 56 Christmas Hampers to people in our community who were in urgent need of winter support. These hampers consisted to festive food stuffs, and small presents for families with children. We believe that people in crisis in our community deserve to have a happy Christmas, which is why we want […]

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Can you complete a reverse advent calendar? (2018)

We were amazed by the success of our first ever reverse advent calendar at Christmas last year. But this year, we want even more of you to get involved! The reverse advent calendar is a nation-wide Foodbank scheme that sees individuals put aside donations each day of advent. Christmas is a time to celebration and […]

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We need your help at the National Tesco Collection!

Can you volunteer at our collection on Clapham South Side from November 29 – December 1? *If you have volunteered to help on the Friday or Saturday, please email the Foodbank at info@claphampark.foodbank.org.uk and we will send you guidelines and info* Last year, we were blown away by your support at our November food collection […]

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Read our September 2018 Newsletter

Clapham Foodbank Lambeth Wandsworth

We are pleased to publish our second newsletter of the year – just in time for Autumn! The four page document includes updated statistics on Foodbank use in our community, including donation figures, and amounts distributed to people in crisis so far this year. Read the newsletter in the player below. Or, find it available to […]

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Can you support our Combined Harvest Appeal?

We’re incredibly grateful for local schools and churches in Lambeth and Wandsworth who are supporting us this Autumn. Traditionally, Harvest is a time to celebrate the abundance of food. For thousands of years, people feasted in early Autumn as farmers’ crops were gathered and stored for the winter. This year, we have asked local community […]

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Summer holidays see Foodbank use increase across the UK

Recent figures from The Trussell Trust show that Foodbank use for children increased last summer, coinciding with the school summer holidays. In July and August 2017, the national Foodbank network noted that 74,011 children were fed across the country, compared to 70,510 in the two months previous. This in an increase of approximately 5%. The […]

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Summer support – how we make the most of your donations

Tesco Collection Foodbank, Clapham

Earlier this month, we held our summer Tesco Collection on Clapham South Side. An enthusiastic team of volunteers ran our stall at the store on Friday July 6 and Saturday July 7. Together, we raised an incredible amount of food – which took two and a half van journeys to transport. We hope to get an […]

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We need your help at our Tesco collection!

Volunteer at our Tesco collection to help gather vital supplies for your local Foodbank. We are incredibly excited to announce a collection at Tesco 128 Clapham South Side on Friday July 6 and Saturday July 7. However, we need your support to make it happen! We need volunteers to man our collection stall between 9am and 6pm […]

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Tackle local hunger one match at a time with World Cup Bingo!

Clapham Foodbank Lambeth Wandsworth

Celebrate the FIFA World Cup by raising vital funds and food for Clapham Park Foodbank.  It’s not long now until summer… Billions of people all over the world will watch a festival of football at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Meanwhile, millions of us in the UK will enjoy a well-deserved vacation, and soak up a […]

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