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Thank you to SCS for their Covid-19 support

Slough Foodbank has been touched by the generosity of individuals and companies within the Slough area who have reached out to offer their support during the Covid-19 crisis. We were delighted to hear from SCS (Sofa Carpet Specialist) who contacted the foodbanks that are part of the Trussell Trust network and which are closest to […]

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Referral agency Radian supports the Foodbank with Wellbeing van

  One of the Foodbank’s referral agencies, Radian has kindly loaned us their van for six months. Due to the impact of Covid-19, client numbers have increased significantly and clients needs have changed. The loan of the van means we can more easily move the extra supplies we need from the permanent collection points in […]

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Closed for Bank Holiday

Please note that Slough Foodbank will be closed on Monday 25th May, due to the Bank Holiday.

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Schools thankful for support

  We received some fabulous feedback from James, at a local school following the help Slough Foodbank has been providing to families in food poverty at the school. “Would just like to thank you and your staff for all the support you’ve given to families at our school. It’s been great to see familiar faces […]

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Monthly stats: 123% increase in food parcels during April versus last year

Today we’re releasing our figures for the number of food parcels provided by Slough Foodbank during 1 – 30 April 2020, compared with the same period in 2019. Total number of food parcels: 687 a 123% increase Number of adults: 417 a 98% increase Number of children: 270 a 178%

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Support from community Group Paving the way

Community group ‘Paving the way’ raised £720 for Slough Foodbank when they did a sponsored run/jog/walk of 10km whilst they were fasting during Ramadan – this means no food or water for 18 hours. A huge thank you to all involved. Twitter: @pavingtheway121

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Artistic support from Shailen and Nayan

Slough Foodbank are tremendously grateful to two brothers Shailen (age  5) and Nayan (age 10).  Who raised an amazing £620 for Slough Foodbank. The boys had initially drawn lots of pictures and were going to send them to NHS Nightingale as part of an online campaign which turned out not to be official.   The […]

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Increase in food poverty and demand for emergency food parcels, above Trussell Trust’s national figures

  Slough Foodbank reports increase in food poverty and demand for emergency food parcels, above the national figures released by The Trussell Trust today. Demand for our services has increased as more families are finding themselves in financial difficulties due to the effects of Covid-19. There is a real and imminent need in the Slough […]

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Generous donations helping to meet huge need

So many generous donation are helping to meet the huge need. Last week we provided 207 3-day food parcels. Normally 100 per week is a busy week. Thanks to all the donors, referral agencies and our wonderful volunteers who are making this possible Langley & Iver Rotary have donated £500 worth of food to Slough […]

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Sharing love this Easter

A huge thank you to Cliveden National Trust who donated the Easter eggs that would have been used on their Easter trail  which had to be cancelled. Slough Foodbank were able to give these to our clients over the Easter period as a little chocolatey treat in addition to their 3-day, nutritionally balanced food parcel. However, we […]

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