Harrow Foodbank is a non-profit organization that assists local individuals and families in times of need by providing nutritious emergency food and other important services. They believe that nobody should have to suffer from hunger in their community. In an attempt to alleviate food poverty in the United Kingdom, the Trussell Trust sponsors and organizes this nationwide network of food banks. In addition to providing food to those in need, Harrow Foodbank also supports local charities and organizations by donating excess inventory to them.
The distribution process of the Harrow Foodbank involves receiving food donations from schools, churches, businesses, and individuals. Volunteers gather donated food, test it for spoilage, and then pack it into boxes for distribution to the underprivileged. Care professionals, including doctors, social workers, and police, identify low-income individuals and families in order to provide them with food vouchers from the food bank. These vouchers can be redeemed at the food bank center for three days’ worth of emergency food. The volunteers at the food bank center also provide support and signpost people to agencies that can help solve their long-term problems.
Harrow Foodbank was established in 2013 by local churches and community groups, with the aim of eradicating hunger in their local area. They offer a wide range of non-food items such as toiletries, cleaning products, baby supplies, and pet food in addition to emergency food supplies. They have distribution centers located at St. Paul’s Church (temporarily closed), Rayners Lane Baptist Church, and Holy Trinity Church, and their main warehouse is located at the Phoenix Business Center in Harrow.
Harrow Foodbank is a vital organization that provides much-needed support to the community. Their efforts help reduce crime, homelessness, family dissolution, and mental health issues, making the Harrow community a safer and more compassionate place to live.
Adress : Unit H2 Phoenix Business Centre, Harrow, Greater London HA1 2SP, UK
Phone: 020 8427 9477
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