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Make your voice heard and call for a change to end the need for foodbanks

It’s time for change We’re calling on candidates standing in the elections on 6 May 2021 to commit to working towards ending the need for food banks. These elections are a vital opportunity to make clear that no one should be forced to turn to charity because they can’t afford the basics. Since the Covid-19 […]

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Closed Monday 3rd May – Bank holiday

Please note that Slough Foodbank will be closed on Monday 3rd May, due to the Bank Holiday.

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MONTHLY STATS: MAR 2021, 9% DECREASE IN NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 MARCH 2021, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2020. Total number of food parcels: 654, a 9% decrease Number of adults: 397, a 32% increase Number of children: 257, a 38% decrease

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Easter Closure

PLEASE NOTE SLOUGH FOODBANK WILL BE CLOSED ON GOOD FRIDAY (2 April) AND EASTER MONDAY (5 April) at our office, warehouse and distribution centre.

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Nominated for High Sheriff Award

Slough Foodbank was nominated for a High Sheriff Award. The High Sheriff of the Royal County of Berkshire wrote to us and said: Throughout the last very difficult year Berkshire residents and organisations have stepped up to support their communities in incredible, life changing ways. These have included both the big groups who had fed […]

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MONTHLY STATS: FEB 2021, 35% INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 28 FEBRUARY 2021, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2020. Total number of food parcels: 579, a 25% increase Number of adults: 396, a 35% increase Number of children: 183, a 8% increase

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Wanted: Strong carrier bags

We are completely out of carrier bags to pack our food parcels into. Can you donate any please? You can see our other current shopping list needs. If you are collecting a food parcel from a Distribution Centre, please bring your own bags!

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Slough Foodbank to open 5th Distribution Centre, based in Iver, in March 2021

Slough Foodbank has been providing emergency food parcels to people in food poverty for the past 10 years and the area we support covers from Taplow in the West to Colnbrook in the East, and from Gerrards Cross, The Farnhams and Iver, to Datchet and parts of Windsor. We currently operate out of 4 Distribution […]

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MONTHLY STATS: JAN 2021, 40% INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 JANUARY 2021, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2020. Total number of food parcels: 652, a 40% increase Number of adults: 426, a 39% increase Number of children: 226, a 41% increase

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A huge thank you to our donors over the past months

We would like to thank everyone who has made donations over the past few months either at our warehouse or at supermarket collection points. We hope you will understand that we are unable to send out individual thank you letters at the moment. We are no longer gathering information on donors as we are not […]

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