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What we need – November 2018

We are currently low on the following items: Christmas treats eg mince pies, biscuits, Christmas crackers, chocolates, yule logs, savoury treats – crackers, crisps, nuts Tinned Ham UHT juices Tinned fruit Sweet treats – chocolate, sweets, energy/breakfast bars Peanut butter Small jars of coffee Razors and shaving foam Shampoo and conditioner Washing up liquid Small […]

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What We Need – October 2018

  As we move into the most busy period of the year people often ask us what they should donate. Here is a list of the items we most need at the moment:   UHT JUICE  UHT MILK  PEANUT BUTTER  MEAT PIES  TINNED HAM – CORN BEEF- SPAM  PASTA SAUCES  FISH SAVORY SNACKS  CUSTARD  RICE […]

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New Volunteer Warehouse Role

Stratford foodbank are looking for a volunteer to assist their (volunteer) warehouse manager to monitor and manage stock levels in the warehouse in the role of ‘Food Share Coordinator’. Food donations to the Foodbank are largely made by the public, either individually or through schools, churches, businesses and local groups and organisations. The warehouse needs […]

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NFU Mutual Employee volunteering program

Watch the NFU talk about there employee volunteering program and how they helped our foodbank. Thank you. “We’re so thankful to every member of our team who volunteer for local causes” We’re so thankful to every member of our team who volunteer for local causes. This is one such tale, thanks for having us @SOAFoodbank! pic.twitter.com/LB7gy3G3y4 […]

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Bidford Budgens Mini Food Drive

At very short notice Jude Halperin (Stratford FB) decided to join Susan Kinnersley (Arden FB) to run a joint mini food drive at Budgens in Bidford on Avon (link)  on Saturday 25th August 2018 to help raise awareness of the work that the foodbank does in the local community. At the end of a very busy […]

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What we need this week – 20th August

Here is the latest update of items we need , in order of priority: UHT Milk UHT Juice  Coffee  Tinned meat Ham/corn beef/spam Washing power/liquid small sizes Savoury snacks – crackers – nuts – crisps Tinned veg – Carrots – Sweetcorn- Mixed veg Sponge puddings Instant mash Tinned fruit Custard Rice pudding Tin Tomatoes Vegetarian […]

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Foodbank plea for Monday evening volunteers

Foodbank plea for Monday evening volunteers Stratford Foodbank is appealing for more volunteers. The town’s foodbank will open a fourth distribution session in November on a Monday evening and needs additional help to extend their service.  Foodbank Manager Marion Homer said, “It’s a very sad fact that the numbers using our Foodbank continues to grow […]

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What we need this week / 20th July 2018

Here is the latest update of items we need , in order of priority: Coffee small sizes Savoury snacks – crackers – nuts – crisps UHT Milk UHT Juice Tinned veg – Carrots – Sweetcorn- Mixed veg Sponge puddings Instant mash Tinned meat -Ham-Spam- Corn beef Tinned fruit Custard Rice pudding Tin Tomatoes Vegetarian tinned […]

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Variety Performance

Shout out to Stratford six Cluster Schools, whose joint schools’ council arranged and performed at a “Variety Performance” held at Stratford High School, for donating two trolleys of food to the Foodbank. Conceived by the students, they wanted the event to support a National (Young Minds) and a local charity, which was the Foodbank. The event […]

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Warehouse Volunteer Appeal

Stratford Foodbank are looking for extra warehouse volunteers, offers from new and existing volunteers are welcome- full training will be provided. These roles will be as ‘Box Packers’ and ‘Warehouse Volunteers’: We have some specific gaps we need to fill (dates below).     Box Packers: We urgently need volunteers for the role of Box Packer, […]

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