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CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES

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Visiting Foodbank Locations by Car

Below are instruction sheets for visiting the Lighthouse and the Warehouse (click ‘Read More’ to reveal links): Lighthouse Instructions Warehouse Instructions

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NEW FOODBANK WAREHOUSE

We have a new Foodbank Warehouse facility in Sheerwater. Your valued donations should be delivered to the warehouse at Titan Storage. (See Locations for address.) The warehouse is open for deliveries on Monday and Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00 and Wednesday evening between 18:30 and 20:30.  Small donations (1 or 2 carrier bags) can also […]

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New Warehouse Volunteers Wanted

The foodbank will soon be opening a new warehouse storage facility and we are looking for volunteers to help sort food deliveries. We are also looking for people able to help transport stock from the warehouse to our distribution centres, using our dedicated van.  If you are interested in helping, please get in touch with […]

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New foodbank site at Byfleet

We have opened a new satellite foodbank in Byfleet. It will operate every Wednesday from 1230 to 1430, at Byfleet Methodist Church, Rectory Lane, Byfleet, KT14 7LL

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Woking Foodbank 5 year anniversary

In January this year, Woking Foodbank marked its 5 year anniversary.  During this time, we have had over 5000 referrals to our project and provided enough food to feed over 11,500 adults and children.  We have collected and distributed over 130 tonnes of food.  Over 150 different agencies and charities have been given vouchers to […]

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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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