The Southwark Foodbank supported 18,978 people (7,089 children and 11,889 adults) from April 2020 to March 2021, a total increase of 289% from 2019/2020.
This Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we are asking for your support to help us keep helping vulnerable and marginalised women in Southwark and Lewisham.
Following the UK government’s announcement of a second national lockdown starting Thursday 5th November 2020, Pecan has taken steps to ensure that we change our operations to follow the guidelines. As of Tuesday 3rd November
In the past 4 months, we have been focusing our efforts on the COVID19 response and service delivery. We will now be resuming our regular monthly newsletters and communications.
Following the government’s announcement on the 23 March 2020, we urge everyone to follow the updated guidelines and to stay at home.
Southwark Foodbank featured in BBC’s Universal Credit: Inside the Welfare State this month. We held our first Foodbank Friday of the year at London Bridge Station on Friday the 31st January and were pleasantly surprised
Pecan currently has seven Trustees, two of whom have stated their intention to stand down in the next six months. We are therefore seeking to replace our retiring trustees and grow our number to eight or nine
Pecan is recruiting two new roles, Head of Operations and Peckham Pantry Manager, as well as looking for new trustees to join our board.
We hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas and a happy start to your New Year. We have had a cracking start to the year with many updates, so bear with us as we give you a more than usually wordy newsletter. We promise it’s worth the read!
Every year, hundreds of families in Southwark struggle to make ends meet over Christmas. The Southwark Foodbank is working hard to support these families this Christmas