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 […]
December 6, 2019

Meet Charity Partner – Little Village

Little Village is a baby bank – like a foodbank, but for clothes, toys and equipment for babies and children up to the age of five. […]
November 27, 2019

Sarah…This Christmas

Sarah is a mum of 2. She worked as a hairdresser when she left school and then switched to part-time work when she started a family. […]
November 26, 2019

Greg…This Christmas

Three years ago Greg’s wife died of breast cancer aged 42, leaving behind 4 daughters aged 4, 8, 11 and 13. Neither Greg nor his wife […]
November 26, 2019

Sally…This Christmas

Sally  lives in a young person supported housing unit. She has been in care from the age of 6, after her mum suffered a nervous breakdown and […]
November 26, 2019

The Johnsons…This Christmas

The Johnsons both work. Adam is a porter at the local hospital and Cheryl is a care assistant. Between them they juggle shifts to look after […]