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WAITROSE COLLECTION, A HUGE SUCCESS

Thank you to all who donated food on Saturday 14th at Waitrose. It has helped greatly to restock our depleted shelves.

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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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spring fundraising hamper

Woking Foodbanks’ spring fundraising hamper. Please pop along to The Lighthouse and buy a raffle ticket for our Spring Hamper. All proceeds go towards the work of the Foodbank. Tickets £1. Thank you.  

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GallifordTry Work Day at Foodbank

Thank you to the great team from GallifordTry, who were here with us at The Lighthouse on Tuesday.  The team worked so hard, helping us sort stock following our generous harvest donations.  They had time for a lunch break in the Cosy Coffee Shop and did an amazing job creating Christmas hampers.  Thank you also […]

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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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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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