Helping to spread some festive cheer, social enterprise Places for People hosted a fabulous Christmas event at The Engine Yard in Edinburgh last week to continue its support of the NE Edinburgh Food Bank run by the Trussell Trust.
New figures released today reveal food banks in the Trussell Trust’s network in Scotland provided more than 197,000 food parcels to people facing financial hardship across Scotland from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.
A new strategy has been published to make homes safer, warmer and cheaper to heat and meet the Scottish Government’s commitment to eradicate it as far as reasonably possible by 2040. The Fuel Poverty Strategy 2021 sets out a range of comprehensive actions that will be taken to tackle the drive
Bellway Homes Ltd (Scotland East) is continuing its work supporting the communities in which it builds with a donation of £1000 to help families in crisis. The housebuilder has given £200 each to foodbanks in West Lothian, Perth and Kinross, East Lothian, Edinburgh North East and Dunferm
hub South West, the construction and infrastructure-focused partnership which works with local authorities and private sector enterprises in Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway, has donated funds to The Trussell Trust to help bring some much-needed aid to disadvantaged households in its
Employees from Cruden Building are lending a helping hand to those most in need this winter by donating thousands of items to foodbanks across Scotland.
Construction and infrastructure-focused partnership hub South West is leading a financial support package for The Trussell Trust to help bring some Christmas cheer to disadvantaged households in Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, and Dumfries & Galloway.
Life insurance and pension fund manager Phoenix Group is increasing its support to charities in Scotland by donating £20,000 to both Cyrenians and Social Bite, each of whom works with people who are in vulnerable situations and either on the edge of or already experiencing homelessness.
More community food projects will receive funding to provide emergency free meals to those most in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has converted its Edinburgh headquarters in Gogarburn into a distribution centre to supply food and hygiene products to the Trussell Trust food banks and Social Bite. The Scotsman and Royal Bank of Scotland are issuing a call for businesses to donate any non-perishable foo
More than 1,000 emergency food parcels were handed out on average every day in Scotland over an 18 month period, new figures have shown.
The number of foodbank parcels handed out in Scotland rose by almost 80% in five years, according to shocking new statistics provided by the Trussell Trust.
As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities, Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has donated cash and essential food items worth over £800 to four local Trussell Trust foodbanks situated across its west of Scotland operating area.
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today called upon the British Government to end the current five-week wait for Universal Credit. CAS has claimed that this wait is pushing many Scots into poverty.
Foodbank provider Trussell Trust has issued a stark warning to MSPs that Universal Credit could drive in-work poverty and foodbank use. In a written submission to the Scottish Parliament’s social security committee, the charity said that its analysis showed “an increase in demand for foodbanks i