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MONTHLY STATS: AUGUST 2021, 30% INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 August 2021, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2020. Total number of food parcels: 436, a 30% increase Number of adults: 280, a 20% increase Number of children: 156, a 54% increase It’s sad to see an increase in the […]

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Tea with HRH Earl of Wessex at Ascot

Berkshire Community Foundation hosted a tea  at Ascot Racecourse, to recognise those who worked right through the pandemic and lockdowns to support people in need. Two of our wonderful volunteers explain to an interested HRH Earl of Wessex, how Slough Foodbank works. They also had a stall displaying information and the contents of a single […]

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Bank Holiday Monday – 30 August 2021

Please note that Slough Foodbank will be closed on Monday 30th August, due to the Bank Holiday.  

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The Mayor of Slough visits Slough Foodbank

Slough Foodbank were delighted to welcome Cllr Mohammed Nazir, The Mayor of Slough, to our Distribution Centre in Slough and our warehouse in Slough. The Mayor is very supportive of Slough Foodbank and wanted an opportunity to see how the Foodbank works firsthand.     At our Distribution Centre he met with clients and observed […]

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Donations from Asda Permanent Collection point

We’re so thankful to the shoppers at Asda Slough and their Community Outreach Manager for supporting us week by week.    

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MONTHLY STATS: JULY 2021, 9% INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 July 2021, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2020. Total number of food parcels: 515, a 9% increase Number of adults: 334, a 7% increase Number of children: 181, a 12% increase

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Vote for Slough Foodbank via the Asda online green token scheme

Slough Foodbank are being supported by the ‘Asda Foundation Green Token Giving’ online vote through our local Asda store Slough. Please can we encourage you to vote by visiting www.asda.com/green-tokens and selecting Slough from the drop down box. Supporters will be able to vote once every 7 days, so please remember  to return and revote […]

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Huge thank you to NCS group

We would like to say a huge thanks to NCS group, who in just 6 days raised £900+ for us and then shopped for and delivered all the items we desperately needed. https://www.action4youth.org/national-citizen-service/ The photo below shows some of the donations with the NCS group team. The photo below shows the donations being dropped off […]

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Tesco Summer Food Collection for Slough Foodbank achieved 467Kg donations

This year, Tesco ran a summer food collection event from 15th – 17th July, 5 volunteers and Slough Foodbank Manager attended Tesco Slough and Tesco Taplow over the 2 days and were able to speak to staff and shoppers who wanted to engage. We were able to talk about the items that we desperately needed […]

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Foodbank update article in ‘The Link’ Datchet

Thank you to ‘The Link’ Datchet who regularly publish news and updates from Slough Foodbank. This update – see page 4 & 5 – includes news and statistics as well as information on how to support Slough Foodbank through donations of currently needed food and toiletry items. Read the article in The Link Datchet

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