News

Food support due to the 5 week wait on Universal Credit

I’m forced to use the food bank because I don’t have enough funds to survive while I wait 5 weeks for my first Universal Credit payment. I’m currently sofa surfing and have contacted @SloughHomeless & @Shelter to assist me with finding housing. Because I’m a single male the council won’t accept my application. @Sloughfoodbank client […]

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Twilight Orienteering Challenge

Congratulations to Neline and Team ‘The Lunar Ticks’ who completed a 10 mile Twilight Orienteering Challenge in aid of Slough Foodbank, raising a fabulous £827.50. The team had great fun completing this challenge. Well done and thanks to all involved.

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Highly Commended Volunteer of the Year – Bev Kindred

We are very proud of Bev Kindred for achieving Highly Commended in the Slough Volunteer Awards ceremony. The gala evening at the Heathrow and Windsor Hilton on 15th November was well attended, possibly due to the chocolate fountain. Dinner and dancing as well as a chance to honour Slough’s finest volunteers made  for a very […]

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2019 Ride for Food

Thanks to all the cyclists who rode in the heat of Sunday 15th September to raise funds for Slough Foodbank. The amount will be notified soon. Thanks also to Seriously Fun Swimming Schools for donating bottled water and cereal bars for the goody bag packs each rider received….and needed in the hot sun!

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Ride For Food 2019

Support Slough Foodbank’s Annual Ride For Food 2019 Join us for our 9th Annual Ride for Food Please note change of starting point Sunday 15 September Bring your bicycle and meet for photos at 12.15pm at Herschel Park Nature Reserve car park, Slough SL3 7NR For more information about how to register or donate please contact Josie […]

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Client Story

As a single father of three children, time and energy have always been at a premium. A few years ago I started showing symptoms of having anxiety and depression, which gradually chipped away at my ability to perform well at work. I eventually lost my job due to this and have been struggling to cope […]

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Living off a 3-Day Emergency Food Parcel

Thank you to James Hockaday of Baylis Media’s Slough Express for a very enlightening feature at the end of December 2018. You can read the piece here and see how James, a vegan, managed to eat healthily on a 3-day food parcel and the issues it raised. Thanks to Baylis Media for more than covering […]

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Christmas Hampers

Thanks to our lovely volunteer, Cathy, who spent many months preparing 160 hampers  we were pleased to be able to give each client in December a Christmas Hamper.

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The annual Tesco Food Collection

The amazing amount of 3082.2 kgs, of food and basic household and toiletry items, was donated across the 3 day collection. Our warehouse team are working hard to sort it and turn it around to our distribution centres at this very busy time. 3 tonnes of food would supply 8806 meals. In addition we received £ 454.92 in […]

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We are unable to accept donations throughout January 2019.

Due to urgent restructuring work in our warehouse we are unable to accept donations throughout January 2019. Please defer your kind donations until February when we’ll be back to normal, open on Mondays 1-3pm, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-12noon. Our food provision service remains unchanged.

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