News

Mental health and the benefits system

Sarah Chapman, one of our volunteers and a trustee of Wandsworth Foodbank, had an article published in The Guardian voluntary recently: To improve mental health, politicians must start with the benefits system   It makes a relavent read as we prepare to launch our annual Food Poverty Report this Friday.

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Easter 2017 Opening times

We are closed Saturday-Monday over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

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Balham challenged to Smash Easter Egg record

People of Balham & Battersea urged to donate chocolate eggs to Wandsworth Food Bank  The annual Access Self Storage Easter Egg Appeal is open to the people of Balham for the very first time. This year the campaign – which has seen more than 2,800 chocolate eggs given to dozens of charities since it launched […]

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Lent appeal

   

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Thank you Safestore Wandsworth

WE ARE PROUD OF OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH SAFESTORE WANDSWORTH WHO PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN SUPPORTING OUR WORK WITH PEOPLE IN POVERTY. Safestore have recently agreed to provide a free storage unit in their Garratt Lane branch to Wandsworth Foodbank which will play a very vital part of our operation in meeting the needs of struggling families in the […]

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Reverse Advent Calendars

We have had a few inquiries about ‘Reverse Advent Calendar’, and the best way to get donations to us around Christmas time.  If you are collecting items each day of December to donate to your neighbours in crisis – thank you very much! For inspiration on content check out our Christmas Appeal Poster Because we […]

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Non-food donations

We’ve seen an increase recently in used or second-hand books and toys being donated to us. While we appreciate people’s kindness, sadly we don’t have the capacity to accept any second-hand items, as our focus is on emergency food and support for people in crisis. However, we’d be really grateful if you could help spread […]

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Christmas 2016: Foodbank opening times

Find out when we are open and closed over the Christmas period

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Press Release: November 2016

Foodbank calls for stronger safety net, as new figures show 2,000 emergency food supplies distributed by Wandsworth Foodbank in six months More than 2,000 three-day emergency food supplies distributed to people in crisis in Wandsworth Borough in first half of financial year – up 18.5 per cent on same period in 2015[1]. 643 of them […]

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2016 Wandsworth Food Poverty Report Launched

Our third annual Food Poverty Report is now published, looking at the triggers and causes of crisis leading to 4078 people receiving emergency food and support from Wandsworth Foodbank in the last year. You can view an infographic of the stats, 4-page summary, and the full report via the following links: Infographic 4 PAGE SUMMARY WANDSWORTH […]

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