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The National Lottery Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund

Today we submitted our end of grant report.   I would like to take this opportunity in thanking @TNLCommunityFund for this vital support. This fund enabled us to continue to deliver to the communities in Leicester and Leicestershire, a vital service providing food to people experiencing crisis, but importantly, providing them with specialist advice with […]

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Making Christmas happen

The quote in the picture is from the Trussell Trust website, however this year we have supported families to ensure they have a Christmas day. The screen shots are just some of the text we have received. On the lead up to December volunteers, staff and our advisors were getting more and more concerned to […]

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We have just received an early Christmas present for our community!

Confirmation has come through today that we have been successful in our application for funding from the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund delivered by The National Lottery Community Fund. This funding will ensure that we are able to continue to support over 600 people in Leicester City and Leicestershire who are struggling to make […]

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What your support achieves!

A client was referred to one of our advisors after visiting the food bank. They had always been in work but now due to illness were struggling with knowing what to do to manage their income. We advised them to provide the job centre with sick notes. When they received the 24-page Universal Credit capability […]

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Biscuits galore

Thank you Preeya for showing me around the biscuit factory pladis Global in South Wigston and introducing me to your lovely colleagues who were busy packing. Your collection point was over flowing with donations the staff had brought in! Thank you Brian for allowing the collection point that we are anticipating to pick up from […]

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Leicester South Foodbank Warm Space Sessions

Recognising that local people may need additional support, Leicester South foodbank decided to launch its Warm Space Sessions at the end of last year. Hosted at the Kings Centre in Wigston every Friday at 1pm, the session provides a warm and friendly environment for local people to meet and enjoy a delicious hot meal, which […]

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Leicester South foodbank Christmas Party

  On 21st December Leicester South foodbank held its annual Christmas Party at The King Centre in Wigston. Over 30 people attended the party with one of the volunteers Julie acting as resident DJ. The guests were treated to some live singing by Martin and some delicious food that had been prepared by the staff. […]

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Aylestone Guides make a difference at Leicester South foodbank

On 23rd August the 1st Aylestone Guides (St Andrews) spent the afternoon volunteering at their Leicester South foodbank. The girls wanted to give back to their local community, so when the group reached out to Volunteer Coordinator Kerrie Ball, she was delighted to arrange the first under 18 volunteering session. 8 girls and their leaders […]

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