• Andy Dickens


    After spending 30 years working in both business and faith sectors, Andy took over running the charity in March 2023

    Andy is part of Reading Family Church.

  • Malcolm Peirce

    Communications Officer

    Malcolm been involved with Faith since the early 90’s as a volunteer then trustee.  He was Director of the Charity from 2005 to 2023.

    His background is in Education and a variety of office and administrative roles.  Malcolm is part of LifeSpring Church.

  • Alison Peyton

    Foodbank Manager

    Alison joined us in 2011 and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the ReadiFood warehouse; parcel deliveries; volunteers and corporate teams.

    Alison is part of St. John’s and St Stephen’s Church.

  • Sarah Mawby

    Office Coordinator

    Sarah is responsible for the administration of the charity. This includes general office duties, HR as well as project support. She is also our safe guarding officer.

    Sarah is part of St Lawrence Church.

  • Wendy Harris

    ReadiStreet Coordinator

    Wendy is responsible for our Soup Runs and Tea Bar. As the ReadiStreet co-ordinator, Wendy looks after our food handouts for the homeless and those in need.

    Wendy is a part of All Nations Church.

  • Sanjiv Raheja

    Finance Manager

    Sanjiv brings many years of experience to the charity and is responsible for anything related to our finances.

    Sanjiv is part of Greyfriars Church.

  • Sarah Pedlow

    Readifood Volunteer and J2W Project Coordinator

    Sarah runs our journey to work project and is a Readifood volunteer and J2W Project Coordinator.

    Sarah is part of Greyfirars Church.

  • James Mawby

    Support Worker

    James joined us in 2021. James supports some of our clients one to one as well as offering general support across the charity and maintenance at our offices.

    James is part of St Laurence Church.

  • Alison Pomeroy

    Reading Pantries Coordinator

    Alison started with us in 2023 as we began Coley Park Pantry, which she leads. She also oversees and is responsible across our pantry network.

    Alison is part of Coley Park Baptist Church.

  • Louise Cross

    Readifood Administrator

    After leading our night shelter project, Louise has now our Readifood administrator. She is the point of contact when we are contacted for a food parcel.

    Louise is part of LifeSpring Church.

  • Margaret McDowell

    Reading Pantries Worker

    Margaret leads the Norcot Pantry, managing food stocks and volunteers as well as giving support to our other pantries. She began work with us in March 2022.

    Margaret is part of Carey Baptist Church.

  • Karen Loizou

    Reading Pantries Support Worker

    Karen helps with the support of running our Pantry Network, assisting the Coordinator in their development.

    Karen is part of Reading Family Church.