We are delighted to announce that The Trussell Trust, to which the  Richmond Foodbank belongs as one of its members, won the Overall Award at the Charity Awards 2016 , as well as the Social Care and Welfare Award.

It is an honour that our work to tackle UK poverty and hunger has been recognised, with this achievement celebrating the incredible work of our staff and volunteers who change lives in communities across the UK and make what we do possible.

This prestigious award reflects the dedication and compassion shown by people who are serving their communities in foodbanks across the UK.

The Trust comments:  “We accepts this award on behalf of the 40,000 volunteers who give their time so we can provide the most effective service to people thrown into crisis every day.”

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