UNISON supports food bank collection at Solent University

To help underline the increase with in-work poverty, UNISON at Solent University organised a food bank collection as part of the Grovember recruitment drive. The goal was simple – to do a good thing and provide help to those who need it whilst underlining that so many of those who were supported by food banks […]

Hampshire Health branch giving back to the community

UNISON’s Hampshire Health branch recently raised money for two local charities: Testlands – who help provide sporting opportunities for young people, and Southampton City Mission – a clothes and food bank. Winter brings in to sharp focus the divisions in society. It’s a season when families try to make the most of Christmas and struggle to […]

Support your local food bank this Christmas

As Britain succumbs to a poverty crisis, food banks are calling on people’s support to help those less fortunate, including children, who are facing hunger. Between April and September this year the Trussell Trust distributed more than 500,000 emergency food parcels to people in crisis –  over 188,500 of them to children. That means that for the […]