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Townswomen’s Guild are Great!

Stratford Foodbank is very blessed to be supported by such wonderful people, businesses and organisations in and around the local area. We have featured some of them in our recent web stories, and now we would like to thank another group of people who have been in the town for many years. The Townswomen’s Guild […]

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A new Foodbank Chaplain

At a recent meeting of Stratford Churches Together, Stratford’s Church leadership agreed to provide the Foodbank with a chaplain. A chaplain is a person of faith, or philosophical belief, who provides guidance and counselling to those in need in secular organisations. Stratford’s Chaplaincy will be a rotating one year role and started as of September […]

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NFU Mutual Harvest Generous Collection

Once again, NFU Mutual have come up trumps for Stratford on Avon Foodbank. Kieron Thompson from the Finance department said, “We were upset by hearing of stories in the press about the demand for foodbanks increasing during the summer holidays.  This prompted us to quickly arrange a collection across our finance division. Whilst there were […]

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Harvest most needed items – September 2019

Harvest most needed items: SOUP JAM/PEANUT BUTTER TINNED PIES SAVORY SNACKS UHT MILK/JUICE TINED TOMATOES PASTA SAUCES TINNED VEG COFFEE TINNED MEAT MEALS TOILETRIES LAUNDY PRODUCTS Thank you for supporting us. Copy to print link

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Stratford Foodbank reveals plans for new home

Stratford Foodbank has announced its intention to move to the Fred Winters Centre as a key partner in Stratford’s new Housing Plus Project. With year on year increases in demands for their services the Foodbank had already made known their desire to find a new home to provide better facilities for both clients and volunteers. […]

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Tribute to Nigel Boorman

It is with great sadness and sorrow that we have to inform Foodbank volunteers and supporters of the passing of Nigel Boorman. Nigel, 62, leaves his partner, Tracy, his mother and sister. A warm- hearted, kind man who felt extremely fortunate and always wanted to give something back, Nigel was a keen supporter of Stratford […]

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A Huge Thank You to the Municipal Charities of Stratford upon Avon

We all know how fast time disappears, and it hardly seems 9 months ago that we received a very generous donation of £3,000 from the Municipal Charities of Stratford upon Avon. We are so grateful to have received this grant which has enabled us to help more members of the community in which we live. […]

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Most needed items – August 2019

Most Needed items: PASTA SAUCE SHAMPOO UHT MILK SMALL SIZE WASHING POWDER/LIQUID TIN TOMATOES MEAT SOUP CUSTARD WASHING UP LIQUID DOG FOOD SMALL JARS OF COFFEE DEODORANT TINNED HAM/SPAM SHAVING FOAM DISPOSABLE RAZORS Printable Copy link 19/8/2019

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Triathlon Competitor Wins for Stratford Foodbank

Ian Ford, husband of foodbank volunteer and trustee, Kim, kindly offered to raise much-needed funds for Stratford Foodbank in a very energetic way on Sunday 21st July. He took part in the Droitwich Triathlon, which covered a 400m pool swim, a 20km cycle ride and a 5km run, and completed the event in 1 hour […]

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A Yummy Way to Help Us!

School Council representatives Ed and Esme from Snitterfield School were given an extra warm welcome when they visited us recently, for a tour of the Foodbank with Jayne Caithness. After Ed and Esme’s visit they, and Annette O’Hara one of our volunteers, spoke to the whole school in an Assembly about the work of the […]

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