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Our volunteer Tamas Gaspar wins an award for excellence in archery

Tamas Gaspar wins the Phyllis James Cup for excellence in archery. Tamas is on a GB Pathway and definitely one to watch for the Tokyo 2020 Games!

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Slough Foodbank Newsletter – Winter 2017/18

Please read our latest newsletter and feel free to share it widely. Winter 2018 Newsletter

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Many thanks to Radian

Thank you to Radian who on the 15th January 2018 gave us £1500 towards our fuelbank project which will benefit many people in the coming months.

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Slough Food Bank Reacts to Latest Figures

The Trussel Trust’s bi-annual figures show a sharp rise in food bank use in Slough https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5ABeE_ZzaA&t=1s

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Slough Foodbank goes international

Tom Cheung a UK based reporter for the Hong Kong newspaper the Oriental Daily News wrote a wonderful piece on Slough foodbank sending Slough foodbank international. Article Video

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Annual Food Collection at Tesco Extra

The Annual Food Collection at Tesco Extra, Slough saw around 60 volunteers help to collect, sort, pack and transport 108 crates of food to our warehouse. The collection weighed a massive 2167 kgs. In addition we collected £452 in our collection tins. Huge thanks to all who helped and especially to James Lingard (Tesco Store […]

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Co-op best before scheme

We’re very pleased to hear that Co-op plan to limit food waste by selling ambient foods for 10p after the Best Before Date. We hope this will be of extreme value to many people. However, our “out of date” policy remains that we cannot accept or give out items past their BBE date. We want […]

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Tan Dhesi MP visited and helped at Slough Foodbank.

Tan Dhesi MP visited and helped at Slough Foodbank’s distribution centre at Slough Baptist Church on Thursday 9th November. 22 vouchers were presented supplying 46 x 3-day emergency food parcels that day!

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Tesco – Food Collection

Help us support people facing hunger this winter by joining us for the UK’s biggest food collection.   From the 30th November to 2ndDecember, we’re hosting a food collection with Tesco as part of the tenth Food Collection.   The Tesco Food Collection is manned by Trussell Trust volunteers who will hand out shopping lists of […]

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Garfield Weston have given us a grant of £5000 for general running costs.

Huge thanks to Garfield Weston for grant funding of £5000 which will be used for general running costs. It’s estimated that it takes about £100 per day to keep the Slough foodbank operation going. Each can/packet donated to us goes through up to 10 stages of handling before reaching the person in need. Naturally there […]

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