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‘Locked in extreme poverty’: landmark research shows households at food banks have only £50 a week to live on

‘Locked in extreme poverty’: landmark research shows households at food banks have only £50 a week to live on

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Universal Credit Uncovered: 9 weeks that show we must end the wait – The Trussell Trust

Universal Credit Uncovered: 9 weeks that show we must end the wait

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Welsh food banks fear busiest summer ever is ahead – The Trussell Trust

Welsh food banks fear busiest summer ever is ahead

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Christmas & New Years Opening Hours

Christmas Opening hours – Christmas Eve – Mon 24th Dec  – Open 11am -2pm Christmas Day – Tues 25th Dec – Closed Friday 28th Dec – Closed New Year’s Eve – Monday 31st Dec – Open 11am -2pm New Years Day – Tues 1st Jan – Closed Friday 4th Jan – – Open 11am -2pm […]

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New figures show 2,099 emergency food supplies given to local people by Carmarthen Foodbank in last year

  2,108 three day emergency food supplies given to local people in crisis by Carmarthen Foodbank in 2016-17 – over 600 went to children Latest statistics published by The Trussell Trust foodbank network show UK-wide foodbank figures are still not decreasing Local increase due to people struggling with continued issues of low income, benefit delays […]

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Neighbourhood Food Collection

  Help us support people facing hunger this winter by joining us for the UK’s biggest food collection.   From the 1st to 3rd December, we’re hosting a food collection with Tesco as part of the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection. Christmas can be a difficult time for individuals and families who are already managing on extremely tight budgets. […]

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REVERSE ADVENT CALENDAR

Carmarthen Foodbank is putting a new spin on an old advent festive tradition to help ensure hundreds of people living in food poverty do not go hungry this Christmas. With Christmas approaching, the charity is urging individuals, schools, churches, businesses and other organisations to think about and support doing a Reverse Advent Calendar. Instead of […]

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Combined Harvest Appeal

Summer is over and the change in seasons brings with it an increased demand for foodbank services, so it’s a time when your support is needed more than ever. The Harvest festival period is the perfect opportunity for foodbanks to stock up on the essential items they need, in order to continue providing food parcels […]

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Packages of Joy at Carmarthen Foodbank

Carmarthen Foodbank is proud to support the Jojo Maman Bébé ‘From a Mother to Another’ scheme which sees parents who have had to use the foodbank receive a package of good quality, second hand baby/children’s clothes donated by other mothers across the country. Children’s retailer, Jojo Maman Bébé, set the scheme up as a way of […]

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Carmarthen offer free clothes to Foodbank users

Carmarthen Foodbank have started offering free clothes to its users last week and it has already been a huge success. The clothes are donated into the Community Shop, which is part of the Xcel Project alongside with the Foodbank, and its volunteers bring down a selection of clothing for the Foodbank to give away. In […]

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