Real Stories

September 9, 2022

The Hygiene Bank are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

  The Board, Head Office team and Volunteer community at The Hygiene Bank are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and […]
October 11, 2019

Taylor’s Story

Taylor was 16 years old when the relationship with his Mum totally broke down and she threw him out. Prior to this he’d lived at his […]
October 11, 2019

Becky’s Story

I volunteer for The Hygiene Bank because I understand first-hand how needed it is. I am 29, work part time and a mother of two. My […]
October 11, 2019

Jason’s Story

Jason was involved in a car accident just over 18 months ago. He ended up losing his job, got into debt, got behind in his rent […]
October 11, 2019

Kelly’s Story

I met 14 year old Kelly at the local foodbank when I was making a Hygiene Bank delivery during the Christmas holidays. Kelly is the oldest […]
October 11, 2019

J’s Story – a foodbank user

The family mentioned below have given their permission for us to tell their story but have asked not to be identified and so we are calling […]
October 11, 2019

Christine’s Story

Things were getting more and more volatile. I was walking on eggshells and holding my breath so often I couldn’t breathe. Evenings and weekends were often […]