March 14th Europa League Game

Great to meet Cat Smith the new head of Supporter Services, who came along to see the work ISF does on matchday  outside the ground.

16th March Clothes and Easter Egg Donations
A pleasure to support the Scope 3ce Charity event in Silvertown where we delivered brand new clothing. Then onto Ambition, Aspire Achieve to drop off Easter eggs for the children over Easter. 

Celebrating Pie Mash Week 
As it was national pie mash week- we stopped off at EastEnders Pie Mash shop in Poplar where we met boss Brian and the team to discuss our work- we are providing much needed support now to All Saints Church foodbank. Brian has offered to display our QR code for donations, and he has a few of our button badges for whoever wants one.

Easter Egg Treats!
Over 2,200 Easter Chocolates distributed to foodbanks, community groups and emergency services staff.

13th January

Irons supporting foodbanks heads out to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco to support aid workers who are still rebuilding the communities hit by last year’s earthquake. Thanks @WestHam and businesses who have donated items to take across including kits, work gloves and warm clothes…

7th February 2024
Delivered a huge pallet of food to Ambition Aspire Achieves community foodbank for disadvantage children and their families! #togetherwecan #makingadifference

20th February
Approx £7k worth of new clothes loaded and ready for distribution to foodbanks and rough sleepers across East London. Thank you as always to oursuppliers for providing these FOC, and for your trust.

21st February
UAL contacted us to see if we could find a home for their common room chairs which were being replaced. A few phone calls later these were supplied to the Carpenters Estate Warm Haven for local distribution. Power of Networking!

23rd February
Big thanks to the @WestHam players who this week organised a food collection for @newhamfoodbank1 Top People #righttofood

26th February
Our latest food pallet safely received this morning from @h15church.

This will be split up and delivered for us by the Newham Food Alliance this week to 4 foodbanks in Newham.

Thanks to @WestHam fans for your ongoing support!

6th December
We donated money to @NewhamBookshop to supply books for children with none of their own at home at Christmas

8th December
Another few 100 chocolate selection boxes loaded up for distribution to local foodbanks. Big thanks to Indra @Tesco Gallions Reach for all the support

12th December
West Ham Under 21s helped Irons Supporting Food banks to drop off food and chocolates at the Church of the Ascension- Victoria Docks –To be met with so many young West Ham Fans!

15th December
A pleasure to return to Rainbow Ward @Rainbowcyp at Newham General Hospital today with our donations of @Lindt Chocolates for nurses and sick children in the ward over Christmas

15th December
A pleasure to return to Rainbow Ward @Rainbowcyp at Newham General Hospital today with our donations of @Lindt Chocolates for nurses and sick children in the ward over Christmas

November 19th 2023

@magpieprojectuk Needed Sanitary items for wellbeing and dignity of mums in need. Irons supporting Food banks supplied much needed items.

November 20th 2023

@Newhamchamber Business awards 2023 Shortlisted and chairman’s choice of charity for the night! Thank you to all the local businesses and guests who supported us in the fight against poverty.

November 21st 2023
Many thanks to #AnyOldIrons- Who raised £1,000 for our local food banks

#West Ham United players and #UmbroUK provided new kit and clothing donations for the Morocco disaster appeal. These were delivered over the weekend into the Atlas Mountains, the most affected region, by aid coordinator and volunteer Ella Williams who was making a short visit back to the UK.

We received a large amount of new sports clothing from our friends at Umbro. This was distributed to a number of our partners including #TheAAAZone and #Hammers4Work

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It was a pleasure to link up with Tracy Tombides of DT38 to distribute their awareness leaflets to the various homeless groups that we supply. Tracy kindly offered some surplus new clothing for our distribution.

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Following the earthquake on 8th September in the Atlas Mountains, we’ve been in daily contact with the British Moroccan Society’s Ella Williams who is out in the affected area offering local support. This is where she’s been sleeping whilst out there. All monies collected at the #WHIMCI game will go towards their fundraising appeal. We raised £2,500 for the appeal. We supplied a further £5,000-worth of new clothes to the relief mission.

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It was a pleasure to link up with Tracy Tombides of DT38 to distribute their awareness leaflets to the various homeless groups that we supply. Tracy kindly offered some surplus new clothing for our distribution.

Umbro donated several £1,000s-worth of new leisurewear, footwear and sports bags to us. These are presently being distributed to children’s and family centres.

We moved to our temporary new location near the Aquatics Centre for the Chelsea game. It was a pleasure to meet Paul Hay from Chelsea Supporters Trust Foodbank Team before the game, with their foodbank donation.

We received close season messages of support from West Ham, with videos from Kevin Nolan and Divin Mubama.

During West Ham’s memorable week out in Prague, we put out a local appeal for QR code donations.

Following Neil Taylor’s half marathon fundraiser for hammers4work, the generous donation received allowed us to buy a £2,000 food pallet for local foodbanks.

BBC News spoke with our John Ratomski during the live victory parade in Stratford, to discuss the local atmosphere in Prague, and our foodbank activities in the community.

The matchday regulars attending the Moore’d boats donated over £5,800 over the last 18 months, providing £29,000-worth of food (7 tonnes) for local foodbanks.

Organised by our good friends the West Ham Network, we launched the #bringaquid campaign until the end of the season, with a 24-hour live stream fundraiser. By the end of the month the campaign had provided over £26,000-worth of food to local foodbanks.

We were able to supply our food supplier HIS Church with a quantity of new clothes in support of their Kahramanmaras Crisis Relief appeal following the recent earthquake.

We began our annual Easter chocolates appeal, and with the help of fans delivered several 1,000 to local foodbanks and community groups.

During the month we delivered approx. £46k-worth of new clothes, first aid kits, mobile phones and rucksacks to a number of homeless projects, including relief supply following the Turkey/Syria earthquake.

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Catch22 donated a number of new mobile phones, rucksacks and first aid kits which we were able to supply to Cool2BeKind in Chelmsford and other homeless groups.

We were able to supply a quantity of winter clothing to UK-AID for their regular deliveries to Ukraine.

We took along a foodbank donation to the Derby County FC Community Foodbank for our cup game. We were the first visiting team to ever bring them a donation.