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Collection by National Citizen Service Volunteers

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 […]

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Uckfield Foodbank on Uckfield FM

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.

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Trussell Trust Left Behind Report

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 […]

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Can Uckfield Foodbank help you?

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 […]

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Largest Ever Food Donation

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 […]

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StepChange Debt Charity & The Trussell Trust

StepChange Debt Charity is proud to be working with the Trussell Trust to provide free debt advice and managed debt solutions to those struggling financially. Free advice is offered on all available debt solutions. The website offers information to help people budget, tackle their debts, manage their finances and understand what debt solutions are available. […]

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