12 Nov 19
We will open on Christmas Eve between 10:00am and noon. Clients will need a special green voucher (obtainable from agencies) and will have been contacted by us to make a collection time during these hours. We will be closed on the afternoon of 24th December but will open our normal hours of 2:30-4:00pm on Friday […]
12 Nov 19
1350Kgs Donated! We are absolutely delighted – and somewhat overwhelmed – by the amazing donations made by local schools and churches for the 2019 harvest. Over 1350Kgs of food has been given to Uckfield Foodbank and we are very grateful to each and every one of you. Thank you.
19 Jul 19
Cooked meals will be available on Wednesdays during the school summer break at Cornerstone Church (opposite Applegreen Service Station) from Noon until 1.30pm approx. There will be activities for children before lunch and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Lunches available on Wednesday 31st July and 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th August. You […]
5 Jul 19
Apr-June 18 Apr-June 19 People fed 209 323 Adults 90 137 Children 119 186 Donations in 2589 Kgs 3215 Kgs Donations out 2777 Kgs 3725 Kgs As you can see we have a significant increase in the number of people using our Foodbank but, thankfully, your donations have also increased which enables us to continue […]
14 Dec 18
We will be CLOSED on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day but will be open as usual on Friday 28th December from 2:30-4:00pm.
14 Aug 18
During the week of 6th August 2018 a group 15-17 year olds took part in the National Citizen Service scheme and elected Uckfield Foodbank as their charity of choice. They collected food and toiletry donations at Tesco and Boots, monetary donations through busking and GoFundMe and painted a mural which will be displayed in the […]
8 May 18
Project Manager Lorraine Kirkwood was recently interviewed about the work of Uckfield Foodbank by Uckfield FM’s Jon Royle. Click here to listen to the interview.
8 May 18
In this report people who have been referred to a Trussell Trust foodbank share their experiences of gaining access to Universal Credit. They felt that Universal Credit let them down. The report lists the key findings of peoples difficulties and goes on to make recommendations on how the system could be improved. Click here to […]
31 Jan 18
The newspaper Metro recently had a great report on how foodbanks work. You can read it here. If you are finding it financially difficult to buy food for yourself or your family please visit Uckfield Citizens advice and ask them for a foodbank voucher: Citizens Advice The Hub Civic Approach Uckfield TN22 1AL (The hut […]
6 Dec 17
We received the largest amount of food ever from a Tesco Food Collection weekend. From 30th November to 2 December, 2017, Tesco customers generously donated 1,556Kg of food, the equivalent to 120 produce boxes. Our Chair of Trustees, Peter Roe, said “We cannot thank the community of Uckfield enough for their massive generosity not only […]