Winter 2017 Newsletter

10th December 2017

Our Winter 2017 Newsletter is now out!

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In this edition, alongside our latest news and statistics, you’ll find a number of articles around the theme of ‘foodbanks; myths and reality’.   Reflecting on his first year as foodbank manager, Mark Richardson compares public perceptions of foodbanks with what he has learnt about life ‘behind the scenes’ at EFB.  In the latest in our ‘Poverty Watch’ series, we unpack the overly-simplistic distinctions that are frequently drawn, when talking about foodbank use, between benefit recipients and tax-payers.  And we explore the more far-reaching effects of poverty as we consider ways of expressing generosity within our communities this advent.

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