March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update

As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds in the UK, our main priority is ensuring the safety of our volunteers and network partners. Following the Prime Minister’s announcement […]
March 11, 2020

Coronavirus: Our Plea

Coronavirus represents an unprecedented challenge for the UK and those who are affected by the spread, could be pushed into poverty – especially self-employed workers, those […]
March 3, 2020

Language Matters

Our work has grown from a simple belief that feeling clean is not a privilege and that everyone deserves a dignified life. Global recession and the […]
March 3, 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: THB Luton

Every quarter we’ll be talking to our network of volunteers up and down the country, turning the spotlight on their local projects and finding out what […]
February 21, 2020

Around 11,000 young people leave care aged 16, 17 or 18 each year

The Hygiene  Bank works with many services and organisations that support care leavers. These young people are particularly vulnerable, often financially struggle and find themselves having […]
February 11, 2020

Children have had the highest poverty rates in the UK over the last 20 years

According to a new report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, children have had the highest poverty rate in the UK in the last 20 years.  Commenting […]
January 30, 2020

Meet Young Ambassador Jo-Jo

Here at The Hygiene Bank we believe in the power of young voices. Our Young Ambassadors play a vital role in advocacy, collecting donations, fundraising and much more. This month […]
January 24, 2020

18.7 million live below the Minimum Income Standard

By: Matt Padley AND Juliette Stone – Joseph Rowntree Foundation We all want to live in a society where everyone can thrive and contribute; it’s not […]
January 10, 2020

Thoughts from a Trustee

Tom Poynter: CEO of creative agency Southpaw and Trustee of The Hygiene Bank It felt like 2018 was the year of the side hustle.  People genuinely […]