News

Easter

We are very grateful for all offers for donations of Easter Eggs to bring enjoyment to those in need. However, we ask that they shoiuld be given before Saturday 9 April so we have time to put them in food parcels By the way, we will be closed over the Easter holiday, from Good Friday […]

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Donation from Earth Breeze

This week we received £1500 worth of laundry detergent sheets which we will give out to our clients. We would like to give a huge thank you to Earth Breeze for this generous donation. “At Earth Breeze, we believe that clean clothes and laundry should not be a privilege, but something that everyone has access […]

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International Womens Day

Happy International WOMENS Day! Here, at Wokingham Foodbanks we feel really strongly about acknowledging and empowering women. To celebrate, we will be sending out gifts along with our food parcels this week. International Women’s Day takes place on the 8th March annually to celebrate the achievements of women, to raise awareness against bias and to […]

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Partnership with the Cowshed

We have recently become a community partner of The Cowshed, who are now part of The Hygiene Bank Project. We were incredibly grateful to collect our first items from the Cowshed last week, a donation of razors from ‘Harry’s Grooming’.

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Help from SHARE

We have been short of washing powder/liquid for a while now. Massive thank you to our friends from SHARE Wokingham for dropping some off today.

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Waterford House open

Our new foodbank centre for the collection of parcels is set up and ready to go from Monday 7th February. Please visit us if you have a referral at: The Charity and Community Hub Waterford House Erfstadt Court Wokingham RG40 2YF This is located in the same building as Citizens Advice, just off Denmark Street […]

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Change of Address

Exciting News!  We are moving from Broad Street Walk to Waterford House.  The move will take a week,from 31 January 2022 until 6 February.  During that time we won’t be open for food parcel collections, instead we will be delivering to clients’ homes. Our new base in Frederick House, on the Reading Road, is used […]

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Alfie sells toys to support the Foodbank

Last year a local child called Alfie sold some of his toys to raise money for the Foodbank and purchased a large volume of food for us just before Christmas. He has done the same again this year and raised a tremendous amount. Our sincere thanks go to Alfie for his kindness and generousity

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Donation from Intersurgical

Massive thank you to Intersurgical Complete Respiratory Systems for dropping off a huge donation to our new premises this morning.

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Christmas Presence

Wokingham Foodbank have teamed up with First Day Children’s Charity and SHARE Wokingham, with support from Wokingham Borough Council and other local charities, to open the Christmas Presence shop overlooking Elms Field. Families can, by appointment, come and choose Christmas gifts and food hampers, allowing parents and carers to choose gifts their children really want, […]

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