23 Mar 2020

UPDATES AS OF 23 MARCH 2020

Following the government's announcement on the 23 March 2020, we urge everyone to follow the updated guidelines and to stay at home. 

Pecan is taking every precaution with regard to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to safeguard the health of our staff,...

13 Feb 2020

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 by a very generous day of giving.

Peckham Pantry...

21 Jan 2020

Pecan is looking for new trustees to join the board this year.

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 nin...

16 Jan 2020

Pecan is recruiting two new roles, Head of Operations and Peckham Pantry Manager, as well as looking for new trustees to join our board. 

The Head of Operations and Peckham Pantry Manager application deadlines are Monday 20th January and the Trustee application closes o...

16 Jan 2020

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!

We want to say a huge th...

20 Dec 2019

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

This year, we are running the Feed a Family Appeal again. We support 100 families in Southwark with g...

14 Nov 2019

October has been a month full of preparation and anticipation of the coming busy Christmas season. The Pantry continues to see growth and on the 6th November, we hosted a visit from the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, London Assembly members Florence Eshalomi and Tom Copl...

7 Oct 2019

September kicks off a busy time at Pecan and this one was no exception. We have started new training in our employment support, seen a rise in the number of shoppers at Peckham Pantry and hit the ground running with Harvest in the Foodbank. Our HOurbank is running a se...

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...

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