News

Foodbank closed on 19 September

The Lighthouse centre and the Foodbank warehouse will both be closed on Monday 19 September, due to the funeral of Her Majesty The Queen and the associated bank holiday. Usual opening times will resume from Tuesday 20th.  

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Byfleet centre closed Wednesday 15 June

Our Byfleet centre will be closed on Wednesday this week (15 June). We hope to be open again for the Wednesday session next week. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Please help us fund a new van

Please help us fund a new Foodbank van so we can support even more people in need More people than ever in Woking are struggling to afford food, and this situation will only become worse as the current cost of living crisis intensifies. We want to provide an even more flexible and inclusive service. We […]

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Jubilee weekend holiday closures

We will be closed on Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June for the Jubilee bank holiday weekend. This will affect the Lighthouse centre on Thursday, and the Sythwood centre on Friday. The warehouse will also be closed to donations. We will be back to normal on Monday 6 June.

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Extended Sythwood opening times

Our foodbank in Sythwood has extended its opening hours on Tuesdays. It is now open from 12.30-2.30. Friday opening times remain the same (10.00-12.00).

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Donations: Warehouse closed for the holidays

Our warehouse on the Lansbury estate will be closed from Thursday 23 December. It will reopen on Thursday 6 January 2022. As a reminder, the warehouse is only open to accept food donations. It is not a centre which is used to serve our clients directly. Thank you, as always, for your support!

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Sheerwater centre CLOSED 22 December

We are very sorry to have to close our Sheerwater centre on Wednesday, 22 December due to some of our volunteers falling ill with Covid. The Byfleet centre will remain open on that day for an extra half hour, until 3pm. Unfortunately, due to the situation with Covid, all our centres are likely to be […]

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Christmas opening times

The foodbank centres will be open as normal through Wednesday 22 December. During the Christmas season, the following opening times will operate: Thursday 23 December – Open at The Lighthouse only, 10.30-12.30 and 2-4 24-28 December – Closed at all centres Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 December – Open at The Lighthouse only, 10.30-12.30 Friday […]

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Christmas shopping list and reverse advent calendar 2021

We are pleased to share our Christmas shopping list and reverse advent calendar for 2021. Christmas items are kindly requested by 13 December if possible, in order to give us time to distribute these to our foodbank visitors. The Christmas list also includes an additional list of items we will need in the New Year. […]

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Harvest Festival – thank you!

Thank you to the 23 schools and churches who made such generous donations as part of Harvest Festival!┬áThe Foodbank receives about ten percent of its total annual donations via Harvest Festival; it represents a very significant part of our support and we are extremely grateful! We were also invited to attend services at Send Church […]

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