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New Van for Slough Foodbank thanks to generous support from Segro and Asda via the Trussell Trust

Slough Foodbank is the proud owner of a new van, complete with logo. The purchase of the van was made possible through the generous support of Segro who donated £10,000 towards it and funding made available by Asda to the Trussell Trust. Along with the proceeds from the sale of the old van all of the […]

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41% increase in food parcels in the last 6 months versus same period last year

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING the 6 months from 1 April – 30 SEPTEMBER 2020, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2019. Total number of food parcels: 3120, a 41% increase Number of adults: 2018, a 46% increase Number of children: 1102, a 32% increase

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MONTHLY STATS: Sept 2020, 44% INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 30 SEPTEMBER 2020, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2019. Total number of food parcels: 514, a 44% increase Number of adults: 311, a 43% increase Number of children: 203, a 47% increase

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Slough Foodbank opens Distribution Centre in Britwell

Slough Foodbank opens Distribution Centre in Britwell in response to unprecedented demand for help for those in crisis with food poverty across Slough.   Slough Foodbank has opened Britwell Distribution Centre, on Saturdays 10am to 12 noon at Britwell Parish Community Hall, Long Furlong Drive, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 2PH. Everyone attending the Distribution Centre must […]

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Slough Spoke Riders raise £1,600

A huge thank you to ‘Slough Spoke Riders’ who completed a sponsored bike ride in aid of Slough Foodbank. Two teams took part on 1st August, one team riding 50 miles (6 people) and the other 20 miles (5 people). They set-up a just giving website and raised over £1,600.     Their efforts were […]

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Bank Holiday Closure

Please note that Slough Foodbank offices, warehouse and distribution centre will be closed on Monday 31st August for the Bank Holiday. Back to normal opening hours on Tuesday 1st September.

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Slough Foodbank publishes figures for full year 2019/20  

Slough Foodbank is today publishing stats for the full year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 in line with the Trussell Trust’s reporting schedule. It is incredibly upsetting to see that during the period there has been a 27% increase in the number of food parcels distributed compared to the same period last year. […]

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MONTHLY STATS: JULY 2020 18% INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 JULY 2020, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2019. Total number of food parcels: 474, a 18% increase Number of adults: 313, a 30% increase Number of children: 161, flat

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Certificate of recognition

Slough Foodbank has been awarded a Certificate of Recognition by the Mayor of Slough, Preston Brooker. The certificate recognises the incredible work Slough Foodbank has done to save lives, keep people safe, and stop the spread of COVID-19. The certificate was presented to Slough Foodbank Manager Sue and colleague Bev who accepted it on behalf […]

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Visit from The High Sheriff of Royal County of Berkshire

Slough Foodbank was very honoured to host the lovely Mary Riall, The High Sheriff of Royal County of Berkshire, on a visit to our warehouses and a distribution centre. Thank you for your interest in our work and our volunteers, who all appreciated you hearing from them.

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