17 Sep 2019

While August has been a quieter month at Pecan in some areas, we still saw busy moments in our projects. This September, the employment team kicked off the month with two new job starters in the first week after consistent hard work in August. 

The...

5 Aug 2019

July has been a quieter month here at Pecan. We've enjoyed the bursts of warm weather and the staff enjoyed the annual away day in Brighton for some team building. 

Southwark Foodbank enjoyed another successful Foodbank Friday on the 26th July, despite school hol...

5 Jul 2019

June was a full and exciting month for us!

We celebrated 30 years of being a part of Peckham and held a celebration service on Sunday 30th June at Copleston Centre Church. Our Women's Service held their annual Summer Celebration at Southwark Women's Space. The employmen...

6 Jun 2019

Summer is finally here! We hope you've been soaking up the sun as much as we have!

June is a big month for us! We are celebrating 30 years of being a part of Peckham and serving the local community of Southwark. We will be holding a celebration service on the 30th Jun...

13 Feb 2019

This is what a parent told us in the week before Christmas after receiving a voucher. 

Southwark Foodbank supported over 200 households with food, including 91 families who received Tesco vouchers to choose food that will make Christmas day special.  Another parent to...

13 Feb 2019

Over this year we will be marking this landmark through a series of events and activities.  If you have been part of our history, we would love you to get in touch and share stories and get involved in the celebrations.  Please contact Rebecca.peachey@pecan.org.uk we w...

15 Nov 2018

'Tis the season to be...

completely stress free with a hot meal on the table, gifts and time with people you care about.

Sadly, this will not be the case for many.

In fact, recent statistics show that

"One million children under the age of 10, in England and Scotland, are...

5 Nov 2018

We are thrilled to celebrate our Journey2Work client Belkiz who recently secured a Virgin Money business loan for her Mediterranean catering business 'Bell's Mediterranean Kitchen'.

Belkiz originally started with us on our National Careers Service programme before bein...

22 Oct 2018

Building community within local communities is at the heart of what Pecan strives for and our HOurBank team do just that.

A recent HOurBank member explains below just how much the group has improved his sense of wellbeing and overall quality of life.

"I was in terrible...

12 Oct 2018

What are you doing to celebrate Black History Month?

Our HOurBank  team are very excited that they have managed to get The Black Heroes Foundation to help us celebrate Black History Month.

The Black Heroes Foundation are a community-based charity that help...

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