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1st Brookwood Beavers

Lovely to host the Beavers at The Foodbank recently. We hope you enjoyed your tour. Thank you for bringing your food donations and for taking such a keen interest in the project.

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Autumn Hamper Raffle

Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket for our raffle during the Woking Food Festival. We will be drawing the raffle on Monday 2nd October so there is still time to pop into The Lighthouse and purchase a ticket. Tickets are available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

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Car Pre-registration

Do you deliver or collect food on behalf of Woking Foodbank? Later this month all vehicles accessing Woking High Street will need to be pre-registered. Please contact us at info@woking.foodbank.org.uk and let us have your registration number if you plan to visit us by car.

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Shortages – after a busy week

It’s still only Thursday and we have already seen a record number of visitors attending our Foodbank this week. We have helped 37 families, representing 53 adults and 37 children. You can help us by donating any of these items, which we are very short of.

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Kier Visit

A big thanks to our visitors from Kier, Guildford. Their team organised a marvelous collection of toiletries, baby goods and stationary.  So generous of them a great that they were able to drop it off personally.

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Rotary Woking District Cheque Donation

Thank you for your very generous donation

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Beavers, Cubs and Scouts Support Foodbank

Thank you to our local Beaver and Cub packs who have visited us during their meetings this term.  We have had visits from the 1st Old Woking Cubs, 1st Bisley Beavers, 1st Old Woking Beavers and 1st Goldsworth Park Scout Group. Thank you for bringing us your donations and taking such a keen interest in […]

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Breadstall Street Bakery – Market Walk

A big thank you to BREADSTALL for promoting Woking Foodbank by having a collection box on their stall.

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

Food sorting - pasta and tins boxes large

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?

warehouse volunteers chatting about tinned food

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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