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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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Waitrose Collection 6th May

Thank you to Waitrose and their generous customers for a very productive food collection on Saturday. We filled 30 crates with much needed long life food stuffs and toiletries. Many of the items such as UHT milk we were completely out of. Thank you to everyone who donated and to our hard working volunteers who […]

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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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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

voluteer chatting to client over tea and biscuits

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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