Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • Food Bank Britain: Each week End Hunger Fast is shining a spotlight on individual food banks, talking to some of the selfless volunteers who are working hard to compete with the explosion in demand. Poverty is on the rise in North Wales. Since its launch in May 2012 Flintshire Foodbank has provided 7000 food parcels […]

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  • Since Easter last year 500,000 people in the UK have visited food banks ? this startling figure represents mums, dads and children facing the reality of hunger. Together we?ve taken a stand to say that, in the seventh richest country in the world, it is not okay that thousands of families may not be able […]

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  • ? Reverend Dr Keith Hebden of Mansfield Parish, Nottingham will begin a 40 day water-only fast on Ash Wednesday (March 5th) as part of the End Hunger Fast Campaign. ? Announcement comes after seven more Bishops sign last week?s open letter from Anglican, Quaker, Methodist and United Reformed Church leaders in support of the campaign. […]

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  • End Hunger Fast launched itself onto the national agenda last week, as religious leaders published their letter of support for those being forced into food poverty by attacks on the welfare system. The wave of support has been incredible. These were some of the stories and responses from day one: The Daily Mirror broke the […]

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  • Food Bank Britain: Each week End Hunger Fast is shining a spotlight on individual food banks, talking to some of the selfless volunteers who are working hard to compete with the explosion in demand. Plymouth Food Bank has been operating since 2008 and in that time has helped approximately 20,000 people with emergency food parcels. Funded […]

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  • Sir. Britain is the world?s seventh largest economy and yet people are going hungry. Half a million people have visited foodbanks in the UK since last Easter and 5,500 people were admitted to hospital in the UK for malnutrition last year . One in five mothers report regularly skipping meals to better feed their children […]

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  • Church leaders call national fast for UK’s hungry as “End Hunger Fast” campaign planned for Lent  ·         Faith leaders, food bank campaigners and anti-poverty groups express outrage at rise in UK hunger and call for urgent political action as Cameron weighs into welfare debate ·         Letter from 27 Anglican Bishops and Catholic, Quaker and Methodist […]

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  • We haven’t formally launched yet, so the website is a little light on detail at the moment. Never fear, all that will be changing soon!  We’ll be updating the ‘About Us’ section to explain a bit more about who is involved, as well as uploading some resources you can use to get involved. We will […]

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  • Food Bank Britain: Each week End Hunger Fast is shining a spotlight on individual food banks, talking to some of the selfless volunteers who are working hard to compete with the explosion in demand. Wokingham in Berkshire has been described as one of the wealthiest and healthiest places to live in Britain. However in just […]

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