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Summer Holiday Lunches

The absence of a free school meal during the six-week school holiday can be a very difficult time for some families. Once again we have, in conjunction with the schools in our area, provided food to enable children to be fed a meal to replace that normally provided by the school. The food was sufficient […]

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Christmas Food Donations 2018

  What Amazing Support We Have Received! Schools, clubs, organisations, businesses and individuals have been responding to our requests for particular items of food, especially Christmas-related items. Your generosity has blown us away. In a small way we try and make Christmas special for those in crisis, and our thanks go to the following for their […]

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Annual Tesco Collection

The annual Tesco Collection resulted in 742kgs of food – so a massive thank you to all who gave, to the Tesco staff for amazing support, and to all those who gave up their time to hand out food lists, transport and process the collected food.

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School Summer Holiday Lunch Boxes

The long school holiday is a difficult time for some families with the absence of school dinners usually provided. Following on from the success of the trial we operated last Summer, where we were able to provide food for families who find the long summer holiday with no ‘free school meals’ a particular challenge, we […]

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Whitchurch Party in the Park 2018

Here is a picture of the Whitchurch Food Bank stand at the 2018 Party in the Park on June 9th in Jubilee Park.

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Thank you so much for the amazing number of food donations

Thank you so much for the amazing number of food donations received in the lead-up to Christmas your generosity is an inspiration to us all. A special thank you too for the Christmas items and toys which help those in crisis to enjoy the spirit of Christmas. The 3 day Tesco Collection resulted in a […]

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Thank you for the School Lunch provision

School Holiday ‘Lunch Box’ Initiative             Thank you so much Thank you to everyone who supported us with this trial initiative in providing the specific items requested. We had 21 families indicating they would value this assistance during the six weeks of the Summer School Holidays when free lunches were no longer available. With […]

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Aviagen Turkeys donate £1375 to Whitchurch Foodbank

Aviagen Turkeys donate £1375 to Whitchurch Foodbank Each year the staff of Aviagen Turkeys of Tattenhall undertake a sponsored event to raise money in support of local charities.  In 2017 they decided that one of their charities would be the Whitchurch Foodbank. A team of 20 people from Aviagen Turkeys along with friends and families completed […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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