20 Isle of Wight households needed emergency food parcels every week day last year on average

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5,067 emergency food parcels given to local people in last year, the Isle of Wight Foodbank reveals, with almost half of those going to children.

Friday, 26th April, 2019 4:55pm

By Hannah Hood with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight foodbank gave 2,050 emergency food supplies in just six months

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Isle of Wight foodbank are very concerned that in only six months they've provided 2,050 emergency supplies to local people. Due to Universal Credit and as the colder weather draws in, more people will be needing their help.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 4:17pm

By Hannah Hood with one comment

‘No one should need Foodbank’s help’ says Isle of Wight Manager as numbers of those in crisis rise

foodbank warehouse

With more families seeking help, Isle of Wight Foodbank say the increase is due to people struggling with benefit payments issues; insecure work; debt; homelessness and low income.

Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 7:26am

By Hannah Hood with one comment

Help struggling Isle of Wight Mums know that people care this Mother’s Day

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No mum should feel they have let their children down because of something outside their control, like illness or a delayed benefit payment, has thrown the family into crisis. Whatever you are able to give this Mother’s Day will help local mums - who are struggling - to know that there are people who care.

Wednesday, 7th March, 2018 10:14am

By Hannah Hood with one comment

Isle of Wight Foodbank launch new textile recycling scheme

Donate your unwanted clothes and shoes to foodbank to help them continue providing help for Islanders.

Wednesday, 14th November, 2012 11:31am

By Hannah Hood

Bumper Foodbank collection at supermarket

Islanders were their most generous yet when foodbank set up a collection point at Sainsburys earlier in the month

Monday, 24th September, 2012 3:25pm

By Hannah Hood

Isle of Wight Foodbank Needs Your Help

Isle of Wight Foodbank Needs Your Help

A big thank you from Isle of Wight Foodbank for all your help last year. Due to the rising demand for food parcels around the island, they need more financial donations and donations of non-perishable food.

Tuesday, 10th January, 2012 9:52am

By Hannah Hood with 2 readers' comments