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January Stats: 8% increase in number of food parcels but a 20% increase in adults as more single people in need

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 January 2024, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2023 Total number of food parcels: 1,132, an increase of 8% Number of adults: 765, an increase of 20% Number of children: 467, a decrease of 11% January continued to be a […]

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Food poverty crisis at its highest as Slough Foodbank publishes full year statistics for January – December 2023

Food poverty crisis is at its highest as Slough Foodbank publishes statistics showing that more emergency food parcels were given out during 2023 than any previous year, with a 21% increase in the number of food parcels distributed versus same period in 2022. Full year stats released – 01 January 2023 to 31 December 2023 […]

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December STATS: 1,159 FOOD PARCELS and 370+ Christmas hampers

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 DECEMBER 2023, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2022 Total number of food parcels: 1,159, a decrease of 5% Number of adults: 727, an increase of 1% Number of children: 432, a decrease of 13% December was a busy month, […]

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November stats: 31% increase in number of food parcels

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 30 NOVEMBER 2023, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2022 Total number of food parcels:1008, an increase of 31% Number of adults: 639, an increase of 35% Number of children: 369, an increase of 26% It’s really sad to see such […]

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Happy Christmas and closures over the festive period

We would like to thank you for your support this year helping those facing food poverty crisis in Slough and the surrounding areas. We wish you a Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. Our Christmas closures are as follows: Monday 25th December Tuesday 26th December Wednesday 27th December Friday 29th December Monday 1st January […]

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Thank you for your support during our Winter Collection at Tesco

A huge thank you to our volunteers who helped out on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Tesco Extra Slough and Tesco Taplow during the winter collection. Thanks to the generosity of Tesco customers we had 3000 KGs of food and toiletry items donated. Approximately 10kg of essential food items and 1kg of toiletry items provide […]

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Support our community this winter by donating to Slough Foodbank at Tesco Extra Slough and Tesco Taplow

As food banks brace themselves for their toughest winter yet, with over a million emergency food parcels expected to be distributed nationally between December and February, Slough Foodbank is urging shoppers to donate to this year’s Tesco Winter Food Collection. From Thursday 30 November to Saturday 2 December, customers at Tesco Extra Slough and Tesco […]

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OCTOBER FIGURES SHOW INCREASE IN NUMBER OF SINGLE PEOPLE

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 October 2023, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2022 Total number of food parcels: 893, an increase of 1% Number of adults: 611, an increase of 5% Number of children: 282, a decrease of 7% During October, 893 people in […]

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Christmas Appeal 2023

Christmas at Slough Foodbank and how you can support us Slough Foodbank is asking local people to help bring festive cheer to families struggling to eat this Christmas by donating festive food items to the food bank. For some families, the Christmas hampers given out alongside standard food parcels will be their only treat this […]

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CAEB and Slough Foodbank launch joint project

Launch of advice sessions service at Slough Foodbank Citizens Advice East Berkshire runs confidential sessions for foodbank clients right at the distribution centres. Two key charities are launching an important, new service in Slough to further help people in crisis. Citizens Advice workers will run confidential sessions at the Foodbank’s Distribution Centres. Many people who […]

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