families in need
FIND is a Suffolk charity which supports all those in need, regardless of faith or circumstance.
For 30 years, Families in Need (FIND) Ipswich has offered a lifeline to people in Ipswich and the surrounding areas who are experiencing poverty and despair.
We provide free food parcels and personal care items to help people get through a crisis, as well as furniture, bedding and other household items where the person or family has none.
An army of over 80 volunteers regularly give their time freely to check and sort the donated food, collect items from local stores, make up the food parcels and deliver them. It’s a six-day a week operation.
The demand for food parcels has risen year on year and FIND now distributes an average of 100 parcels every week and even more at Christmas - more than 6,000 every year.
We are working with the community and Ipswich Borough Council to bring food packs to the most vulnerable people in Ipswich during the coronavirus crisis.
If you can afford to donate it will help us continue our work at this difficult time and beyond.