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 […]
November 26, 2019

Patrick…This Christmas

Patrick is 45. He lost everything through alcohol. Lost his home, his friends, most of his family, his job, his car and all the material things […]
November 26, 2019

Lizzy Hall: Change Maker

This week Lizzy Hall, founder of The Hygiene Bank was featured in The Big Issue, as a notable Changemaker. The Changemakers series highlights individuals who are […]