February 25, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: BOOTS UK PARTNERS WITH THE HYGIENE BANK TO HELP TACKLE HYGIENE POVERTY

Boots UK has partnered with The Hygiene Bank to help end hygiene poverty in the UK.  The Hygiene Bank collection bins will initially be placed in […]
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 […]
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 […]