• Temporary closure May 20, 2024 - We are experiencing technical issues with our bank, which means we are unable to make any payments. Until our bank has resolved this issue, they assure us they have escalated the problem for urgent review, there is absolutely nothing we can do. We thank you for your patience. Continue Reading
  • Technical Issues May 14, 2024 - Due to a technical issue with our bank, which they are investigating, we are currently unable to make any bank transfers, so unable to make any payments until this is resolved. We thank you for your patience. We are as frustrated as you no doubt are, but this is beyond our control, unfortunately. Continue Reading
  • Still here! April 27, 2024 - Our website went down temporarily this week, with no expectation, no explanation, nothing. One minute it was there, then it wasn't. Happily, it sorted itself out and is now back again. Referrals are accepted on Mondays and Tuesdays only, with some payments being made on Wednesdays, but for now, we are closed to referrals on… Continue Reading
  • Woohoo, I think we might have been the real winners! February 10, 2024 - Today we received a hefty donation of £7,500, following a very successful raffle that was held on Twitter/X by one of our regular supporters to win a one-off signed book, made possible by Lyras Books and the wonderful Neil Gaiman. This is such a help as our available funds are getting extremely tight, so thank… Continue Reading
  • ‘Manning the lifeboats’ January 31, 2024 - When the Biscuit Fund first started, it was just a small affair, a group of friends with a wish to help others in dire circumstances. Word began to get out about the work we were doing, and we were approached to see if we could help people they were advising. I remember when a busy… Continue Reading
  • A word of thanks January 24, 2024 - You guys really make a difference - To have £40-£50 may not sound like a lot to some people but I see the genuine relief it brings to my clients - knowing that they will have food/heating/hot water to tide them over a difficult time, it really changes things, so thank you. We are busier… Continue Reading
  • Happy New Year to you all January 12, 2024 - We closed over the Christmas break to allow us all to have a rest and for our donations to build back up again. We reopened on Monday the 8th, to a lot of email requests that had come in anyhow. So we have spent most of this week trying to play catch up. We are… Continue Reading
  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year December 22, 2023 - From all of us here in the Biscuit Fund, we send warm wishes to you and your families. Wishing you all the best for Christmas and the New Year. The 'Biscuits' are now taking a well-earned break and will be back again in the New Year for referrals. Open again for business on the 8th… Continue Reading
  • Banging the drum for funding December 8, 2023 - It feels that we are always asking for the same thing, for funding. It is so important though in the work that we do. We are seeing a massive increase in the number of cases that are brought to us each day. As people begin to struggle (haven't they been struggling for a long time… Continue Reading
  • Some nice feedback November 6, 2023 - Some lovely feedback we just received. This is great news! Thank you so much - I feel like this support at a time of need really helps emphasise all the good in the world at a time when this lady is struggling. And it will make a difference to the kids too.Thanks again to all… Continue Reading