This April, Richard Rule,57, is running his 3rd London Marathon. We are delighted that he has chosen to fundraise for BDCA to support our work in helping people in need across Newham. We catch up with him for a short interview.Read more “London Marathon Runner fundraising for BDCA”
An interview with Angie Allgood, Poverty Response Project Co-ordinator
Did you realise what you were in for when lockdown was announced?
No! It all happened so quickly. I felt like we were moving into this strange, parallel universe and I had no idea how long it would last and how busy we would be – we were just concentrating on getting everything set up.Read more “Poverty and the pandemic”
In the words of our Volunteers!
When the Coronavirus struck in Newham, we knew that demand for our foodbank, which has been running weekly since 2013, would rise. We also realised that the most vulnerable in our community were going to need extra help. So we quickly set up a hub to enable us to get emergency relief packs of food and essentials to people stuck at home through illness or shielding.Read more “Our Crisis Response Story”