News

Karen’s story

Thank you to our foodbank guest, Karen, for bravely sharing her story with Yorkshire Live to help raise awareness. https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/…/i-embarrassed-tell-son… Sadly, Karen’s story is not unusual across our foodbank network, as increasing numbers of people find that their income no longer covers their bills and basic living expenses, and that debt repayments are crippling them. […]

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Almost 70,000 food parcels in one year!

Thanks to Sheffield Star for covering our annual figures: https://www.thestar.co.uk/community/almost-70000-food-parcels-provided-to-people-by-sheffield-s6-foodbank-in-the-last-12-months-4637357 You can read the article via the link above.

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Every statistic is a real person

Our foodbank manager, Chris Hardy, spoke with the Sheffield Star about our 2023-24 figures, and why the 26% increase in demand is only one aspect of the story. Behind every statistic is a family who are struggling, and we need to listen to their stories. Watch Chris’ interview: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x8yjf0a And read the article, here: https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/people/sheffield-foodbanks-handing-out-more-parcels-than-rest-of-uk-4630054

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Thank you, Jessica Flinn Fine Jewellery!

Local people supporting local people has always been at the heart of everything we do at S6 Foodbank 🤝 We’re so happy to have the support of the lovely team from Jessica Flinn Fine Jewellery, who joined us for a volunteering session last week! Interested in volunteering with us this year? Send us a message […]

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Referral Agency gathering

Huge thanks to everyone who joined our Referral Agency gathering yesterday morning to discuss how we can work together to more effectively support people across the city.   It was great to see so many like-minded folks, all committed to supporting people during the cost of living crisis and beyond.   Partnership working is how, […]

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Cost Of Surviving – our 2024-25 campaign

In 2024, what is the true cost of surviving? Could you put a figure on what your household needs to survive on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis? More to the point, what happens when your income falls short?  When the sums just don’t add up, how can you make ends meet, especially during a […]

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Our big Spring clean!

Looking for a hands on, practical way to support us this Spring? How about coming along to support our big Spring clean? Join the guestlist, here: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/sheffields6foodbank/1193324  

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Join the team – Debt Coach needed

An exciting job opportunity at Sheffield S6 Foodbank (Food and Community Trust) has become available. We are looking for a Debt Coach. The role entails working together with beneficiaries to address their debt and financial hardship.  The successful candidate will be central in helping to develop our financial inclusion work across multiple foodbank sites. You […]

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Funding from Virgin Unite Local Legends

Thanks to the team at Virgin Unite Local Legends for awarding S6 Foodbank a grant in their inaugural funding round. Special mention to Adam, Virgin employee, who nominated us to receive the funding! Read more here: https://www.virgin.com/virgin-unite/latest/how-virgins-local-legends-are-supporting-foodbanks-across-the-uk

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Diversity X S6 Foodbank!

Huge thanks to Diversity for supporting us at their show in Sheffield at the weekend.    

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