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LDF & CAP Forge Link to help people out of crisis

Littlehampton & District Foodbank and CAP, two charities helping local people in crisis living in the Littlehampton area are joining forces to bring sustained help to people in crisis. LDF has been making greater links with other local community organisations to help people referred to the Foodbank find long-term solutions as well as emergency food.  Now […]

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Take part in our 40 for 40 Appeal this Lent

With people struggling to afford food, it is important that we can continue to support families in crisis through our Foodbank. We provide essential emergency food, emotional support and practical advice to local people who find themselves in difficult circumstances. The challenge We are asking people to join us in taking small actions to transform […]

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2016 How Did We Do?

During 2016 we received in 10,791.0 kg of food and distributed 10,439.7 kg  Of the stock received in, a massive 96% was received from public donations. Although in some cases people donated through Supermarkets or local Schools and Churches, it was ultimately individual members of our community who bore the cost.  Without your help we […]

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December Donations

Over the Festive Season so far we have collected in over 1,000kg of  donations.  Once again it is impossible for us to thank everyone but amongst others we have received contributions in from U3A; Peter Pan Pre-School; Enable Me (disability awareness charity) and Angmering Green Women’s Institute. Special Thanks also go to Staff at Arun […]

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Tesco Collection Success

Once again Generous Tesco Shoppers at Littlehampton Superstore 2833 have done us proud!  Thanks to their help we have added another 104 produce size boxes to our stock.  So many in fact that we weren’t sure where they would all go, but then Titan Storage kindly allowed us access to another of their units upstairs.  Special […]

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Kerry’s Tea Room Hands Us a Cheque

On 16th December we went to Kerry’s Tea Room in East Preston to receive a cheque for £100 and a 50kg food donation to our Store.  Thank you to East Preston Festival Committee for arranging this collection for us.  As The Trussell Trust mid-year figure have shown, people are relying on Foodbanks more than ever […]

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Mid-Year Figures make grim reading

  Trussell Trust has released national mid-year figures which once again show an increase in Foodbank use.  The headline figure is 519,342 three day emergency food supplies given to people in food crisis.  The Regional breakdown is shown in the image to the Right. Issues with benefits accounted for 44% of all referrals. Our own stats […]

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Harvest Donations

Our food stock was running very low after a busy summer but thanks to a fantastic response from the community we received in a massive 3,072 kg of new stock overall.  Although this gain was partially offset by stock going out, we are nevertheless currently holding just over double what we had at the end […]

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New Film I Daniel Blake Stars Foodbanks and Benefit Sanctions

Well known film maker Ken Loach is releasing a new film in cinemas on Friday 21st October.  I Daniel Blake is about one man and his encounter with the UK Benefits System.  Ken Loach covered some important issues in his recent interview with Simon Hattenstone of The Guardian: “Who would have thought in the 60s […]

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CAP Debt Centre Opens in Littlehampton

A new CAP Debt Centre has just opened in Littlehampton.  It is the latest addition to a network of CAP Debt Centres throughout the UK and along with existing Centres in Bognor Regis and Worthing provides local people with free debt help.  CAP also run Job Clubs and CAP Money Courses. If you are feeling […]

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