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Bracknell Walk Together

We had a great morning at the Bracknell Walk Together event at South Hill Park. Massive thank you to Easthampstead Rotary Club for hosting such a lovely event, we all had a fantastic time! The sunshine even came out for us to have a cuppa at the end of the walk. Thanks also to our […]

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Food collection at ALDI

  Massive thank you to this fantastic NCS group who organised a food collection outside Aldi this week. They collected a whopping 439.85kg of donations. Our thanks to their team and also Aldi customers who donated so generously.

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Fuelbank Scheme

In addition to providing food parcels we also run a fuelbank scheme for households who are struggling with energy costs. During July we provided 40 emergency energy support vouchers for households across Wokingham Borough. Our scheme is financially supported by Cotswold Fayre Ltd and we are incredibly grateful for their support. Click HERE to read […]

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Hunger Free Future poetry competition

In May we asked kids to get creative and help us say ‘Bye Bye Hunger’ in our Hunger Free Future poetry competition. ‘Russell the Robin’ written by Teddy, age 7, was the winning entry, with the judges noting his creativity of language and understanding of what it means to end hunger. A huge thanks to […]

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Community Support during Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation

We are working hard with Wokingham Borough Council and local charities to ensure that we can continue to support people in crisis. Please see the following link for the latest advice for community support. https://www.wokingham.gov.uk/health/public-health-campaigns/community-support-for-coronavirus-covid-19/

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#EveryCanHelps!

Thank you so much!! We’ve had a fantastic weekend at Tesco Finchampstead Road, being part of Tesco’s national food collection, collecting your wonderful donations of food, Christmas goodies and money to help us help our friends and neighbours in need this winter. Thank You, everybody who donated, we had some amazing donations, but large or […]

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We are now a Registered Charity!

  We are delighted to announce that we are now a Registered Charity and have been granted Charitable Incorporated Organisation status by the Charity Commission. This means that donations t the Foodbank can now be gift aided and we will be able to reclaim some of the taxes that we pay on purchases and services. […]

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We have new Premises!

We can now share some fantastic news!  We have found new premises for the Wokingham Foodbank!! As some of you may know the lease on the building which we currently rent runs out at the end of this year and so we have had to look for new premises.  We are very grateful to Steven […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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