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three-day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis last year
the year that our foodbank opened
of the UK population live below the poverty line
Find out how to get help from our foodbank.
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GIVING BY TEXT
We have a new text giving facility. Text lewishamfood5 to 70085 to donate £5. This costs £5 plus your standard rate message charge. You can give any whole amount up to £20.
Need a food parcel?
To get a referral, please contact an organisation that you are in contact with like a school, housing association, Citizens Advice, GP or faith organisation.
If you do not have a support organisation, you can call the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureau. Their foodbank referral helpline is 080 8208 2138.
All other enquiries should be made to Lewisham Foodbank on 07938 071854.
Need to refer?
If you are an organisation wanting to refer someone for support with food, please email us at [email protected]