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Northamptonshire Food Poverty Network

The aims and objectives of the Network are to work together to tackle the ongoing issue of food poverty in Northamptonshire. The Network recognises the need for immediate short term solutions and the need to look at long term solutions to help people and communities not be at risk of food poverty.

Members: Re:Store Northampton, Springs Family Centre, Citizen's Advice Northampton and East Northamptonshire, Blackthorn Good Neighbours, Northamptonshire Breastfeeding Alliance, Daventry Citizens Advice Bureau, Hope Enterprises, Phoenix Resoruce Centre, East Northamptonshire Faith Group, Vineyard Church Daventry, Brackley Food Bank, Shine Development CIC, SAfIRE, Elsie's Junk Food Cafe

Established: 2012

How Northamptonshire Food Poverty Network is taking action to help tackle food poverty

Improving coordination and navigation of the local welfare safety net
Supporting services that provide financial crisis support and advice
Empowering experts by experience in the alliance’s strategic work
Developing and implementing a food poverty action plan
Supporting alternative retail, e.g. community shops, cooperatives
Promoting breastfeeding initiatives to boost the health of infants and mothers


Rachel McGrath

Deputy CEO
Northamptonshire Community Foundationn


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