White hawk Food bank

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White hawk Food bank was launched in 2015 and helps local people in crisis. It covers

·         In December 2017 a group of year 9 Foundation students set up a food basket in order to support the charity over Christmas.

·         Summer 2019 and Patcham students continue to support the work of the foodbank.

·         The latest figures on the number of food parcels given out has increased ‘During the past year, 1,583,668 three-day emergency food supplies were given to people in crisis in the UK; More than half a million of these (577,618) went to children. This is an 18.8% increase on the previous year’. (The Trussell Trust 2019)

“When the children are at home you’re feeding them more than when they would be at school having a free school meal.”

 

 

DROP OFF: The food basket located in the reception area where you can place any of the following items such as;

Different types of Pasta or Rice, Tinned meatballs, Tinned meat pies, Tinned chicken curry, Tinned chilli con carne, Tinned ham, Pasta sauce, Curry sauce, Tinned new potatoes, Tinned vegetables, Tinned sweetcorn, Ketch-up, Mayonnaise, Tinned soup, Cereal, Long life milk or Long life juice.

This list is not exhaustive just as long as they are non-perishable and in date.

https://thewhitehawk.foodbank.org.uk/


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