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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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CHANGE OF DISTRIBUTION CENTRE at Monksfield Way, Britwell.

From JULY 22nd 2017 Slough Foodbank will operate out of Wexham Road Children’s Centre, Wexham Rd, Slough SL2 5JW on a Saturday between 10am – 11.30am. You will no longer be able to collect a food parcel from Monksfield Way Children’s Centre. This is because they are no longer able to open on a Saturday. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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‘Spot the Dragon’ cleans up at the Slough Foodbank Quiz Night

Slough Foodbank held their first ever quiz night on Saturday 20th May and raised a whopping £1,800 which will be used to cover the transport and operational costs of keeping  Slough Foodbank going.  ‘Spot the Dragon’, the team from Slough Homeless Our Concern (SHOC) came first, and scored 42 out of 50 in a list […]

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Trussell Trust Food bank network provides record level of support

The Trussell Trust food bank network provided almost 1.2 million batches of three-day food and basic supplies in the past year. Please see coverage from the BBC and Channel 4 News. People desperately need our and your help. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-39704993?utm_source=Foodbank+Weekly+Update&utm_campaign=38e5cd3286-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_24&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_74dcb2af0e-38e5cd3286-399121369   https://www.channel4.com/news/big-rise-in-food-bank-users?utm_source=Foodbank+Weekly+Update&utm_campaign=38e5cd3286-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_24&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_74dcb2af0e-38e5cd3286-399121369

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Eat Well Spend Less Course

Dear All Please see the dates and venue for our next Eat Well Spend Less (EWSL) course: Venue –  Yew Tree Children’s Centre Dates  –  Monday 5th June to Monday 10 July Time   –  10am to 12.30pm This is a six week course run on each Monday. The course is for anyone who would benefit and […]

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Slough Barrel Roll raised £1200 +

Slough Barrel Roll is an annual event that 4 town centre pubs organise to raise funds for local charities. This year the £1200 raised was donated to Slough Foodbank. Huge thanks to The Moon and Spoon, The Rising Sun, The Wheatsheaf and The Red Cow. Apparently they all had lots of fun in their fancy […]

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