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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 However, our “out of date” policy remains that we cannot accept or give out items past their BBE date.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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Ride for food 2017

Our 7th annual cycle ride of around 24 miles took place on Sunday 17th September 2017 and raised almost £2,000.  A huge thank you to all those who took part.  We hope to run another cycle ride later this year, so watch this space… For anyone who would still like to donate, please see link […]

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Community Matters Voting

Please make your vote count at John Lewis by putting a green token in the Slough Foodbank box to increase a percentage of £3000 available. At no extra cost to you.

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Thank you to the Maidenhead Advertiser

A huge thank you to the Louis Baylis (Maidenhead Advertiser) Charitable Trust for their support with their financial donation of £1500. http://www.whytheadvertiserisspecial.co.uk

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