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Christmas Opening Hours

Download our opening hours pdf here.

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Urgent Urgent Warehouse Full

“Our Foodbank has seen an amazing and unprecedented volume of donations during the last few weeks.  Following harvest gifts, the Brookwood Campaign, our annual Tesco collection and The Foodbank Challenge, our warehouse will need to close its doors until next year. If you have already arranged a collection with us, please do still bring that […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar

Click to open the calendar Reverse Advent Calendar 2018

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Visiting the Lighthouse Foodbank by Car?

Cars accessing the High Street and stopping at the Foodbank will need to supply one of our volunteers with their car registration number and the time of their visit. We will then make the necessary arrangements to ensure they do not receive a penalty notice for accessing the High Street in their vehicle.

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canned meat and vegetable shortage

Woking Foodbank is short of long life canned meat, carrots and peas. Please consider donating some if you are able. We have permanent drop boxes available for your donations at Tesco Brooklands, Waitrose Goldsworth Park and Waitrose West Byfleet. Items can be purchased in store and left in the boxes for us to collect. See […]

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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

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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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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