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Slough Foodbank receives thank you in parliament

We were pleased to see that ‘in-work poverty’ was the subject of a parliamentary debate yesterday led by Tan Dhesi, the MP for Slough. Many valuable points about poverty in the UK were raised by Tan and colleagues across political parties in this hour long debate and we hope positive change comes from these issues being heard […]

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Trussell Trust publishes ‘Hunger in the UK’ report

The ‘Hunger in the UK’ report was published today, delivered in partnership with the research agency Ipsos and Trussell Trust food banks, this research comes at a time when Slough Foodbank – along with other UK foodbanks, is seeing record levels of need. The research found: Food bank use is just the tip of a […]

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Over 1.1 tonnes from Tesco in-store collection

We want to say a huge thank you to the Community Champions at Tesco Slough and Tesco Taplow and Slough Foodbank Volunteers, for enabling us to do an in-store collection on Friday 16th June. Over 1.1 tonnes of food and basic toiletries were collected through the generosity of Tesco customers. Thank you to the Mayor, […]

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Food Collection at Tesco Taplow and Tesco Extra Slough 16th June

Tomorrow, Friday 16th June, we’ll be collecting food donations at Tesco Taplow and Tesco Extra Slough. If you are shopping in store do please support us and donate an item from our shopping list. Every item makes a huge difference to people facing food poverty crisis. Our most needed items are: Tinned Fruit Tinned Fish […]

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May stats: decrease on previous year

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 MAY 2023, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2022 Total number of food parcels: 742 down 13% Number of adults: 445 down 13% Number of children: 297 down 12% These figures are the first decrease we’ve seen on 2022 figures […]

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Thanking our Volunteers – Volunteer week

We want to thank our amazing volunteers who work tirelessly – week- in, week-out – to help alleviate food poverty in Slough and the surrounding areas. Last year, together we provided 9,322 food parcels which contained 3-days of nutritious food, basic toiletries and everyday essentials. The provision of one food parcel happens because of a […]

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Bank Holiday Closure

We will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2023.

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We’re on BankTheFood App

We’ve introduced an easy way for you to support us through Food donations, meeting our urgent needs at that moment. We are registered with BankTheFood App – you can download this here: https://www.bankthefood.org/downloadapp/ Once downloaded, follow Slough Foodbank, the app will send you a helpful ‘ping’ with a reminder of our needs when you are […]

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Thank you to our volunteers

Today the British public were encouraged to take part in the ‘Big Help Out’ to give back to their community. At Slough Foodbank, a team of our regular volunteers opened our distribution centre in Slough on the Coronation Bank Holiday Monday. We want extend a huge thank you to all our volunteers – who help […]

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Big Help Out – Organise a food collection

Are you looking for a way to join The Big Help Out to mark His Majesty The King’s coronation? Why not join in and show your support for your local community by organising a food collection in your street? Our foodbank depends on food donations. If you’re short on time and can’t commit to a […]

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