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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Colchester Foodbank

  • Income

    £36.8K

  • Spending

    £36.1K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1152387

Contact details

Public address

  • 9 Blackwater Avenue, Colchester, CO4 3UY

Aims & activities

The Foodbank exists to prevent or relieve poverty in Colchester and the surrounding area, in particular but not exclusively, by providing emergency food supplies to individuals with assessed short-term need and/or to charities or other organisations working towards the same aims.

What the charity does

  • The prevention or relief of poverty

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY (‘THE OBJECTS’) ARE: THE PREVENTION OR RELIEF OF POVERTY IN COLCHESTER AND THE SURROUNDING AREA, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY PROVIDING EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLIES TO INDIVIDUALS IN NEED AND/OR CHARITIES OR OTHER ORGANISATIONS WORKING TO PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTY.

Governing document

DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED 10/06/2013

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

None

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Essex