Articles from Word in Time

Greenford Cafe: Faith in Foodbanks

Over the past few years, the number of foodbanks in the UK has increased dramatically. Ealing Foodbank in West London recently launched Greenford Cafe, which runs out of Greenford Methodist Church once a week. Media Officer Karen Burke visited Greenford Cafe to talk to volunteers about the difference their project is making to the community.

Foodbanks: Sarah and Simon's Story

Simon and Sarah are tenant farmers living in Warwickshire. Due to ill health, they have been in financial trouble for the past few years. Last Christmas, the couple were given a voucher to collect food from a foodbank in their area. In a telephone interview with media officer Karen Burke, Simon and Sarah explained how they ended up using a local foodbank and what impact it has had on their lives.