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2019 AGM – Foodbank to search for new premises

Over 50 people attended Stratford foodbank’s recent AGM where Chairman Nick Barter announced the charity’s intention to find a new premises. When it opened in January 2013 the foodbank was distributing an average 86 food parcels a month, in the first three months of 2019 that figure had risen to over 300. Foodbank Manager Marion […]

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Universal credit and low incomes trigger Foodbank use rise

http://www.stratford-herald.com/97715-universal-credit-low-incomes-trigger-foodbank-use-rise.html via @HeraldNewspaper 14th April 2018

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Foodbank volunteer Jayne Caithness reports on the Foodbank’s attendance at ‘Streets Apart’

Local playwright Jackie Lines is passionate about the plight of homeless people on our streets and on the 6th and 7th April, her play “Streets Apart” was performed at Stratford Playhouse with the aim of raising awareness about the issue. She also had the brilliant idea of inviting various charities and agencies to have a […]

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Foodbank AGM

Stratford upon Avon Foodbank held its Fifth AGM on April 3rd 2019 at Foundation house, Stratford. The meeting was chaired by the Foodbank Chairman, Mr Nick Barter. Foodbank manager, Marion Homer, presented an overview of the charity’s activities and key stats. In all there were 50 attendees representing a broad mix of those involved in […]

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What we need – April 2019

ITEMS WE HAVE URGENT NEED OF: TINNED FISH TINNED FRUIT TINNED CUSTARD RICE PUDDING SAVORY SNACKS UHT JUICE CEREAL TINNED HAM SPAM CORN BEEF INSTANT MASH POWDERED MILK SMALL SIZE WASHING POWDER/LIQUID WASHING UP LIQUID ITEMS WE HAVE PLENTY OF: PASTA BEANS SOUP TEA UHT MILK List to print: 7th April

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STRATFORD FOODBANK 2019 AGM – Report

2019 AGM Photographs link

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Food Drive in Bidford on Saturday 6th April

On Saturday 6th April the Foodbank team will be undertaking our second Food Drive at Budgens in Bidford. Running from nine until five our team of volunteers will be handing out lists of items we most need for shoppers who would like to contribute.  We’ll also have a team of drivers ferrying donations back to the warehouse […]

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What we need – March / April 2019

We urgently need the following items: PASTA SAUCES UHT JUICE BISCUIT SMALL PACKETS CEREAL TINNED HAM OR SPAM TINNED CORN BEEF INSTANT MASH POWDERED MILK SMALL PACKETS OF TEA TINNED VEG PEAS/CARROTS TINNED POTATOES SMALL SIZE WASHING POWDER/LIQUID WASHING UP LIQUID SHAMPOO Copy to print link Thank you for supporting us. 29/03/2019

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Stratford Foodbank Announce AGM Date – Wednesday April 3rd

Stratford upon Avon Foodbank will hold their Annual General Meeting at 6pm on Wednesday 3rd April at Foundation House, Mason’s Road, Stratford upon Avon CV37 9NF, and invite anyone with an interest to attend. Almost entirely reliant on volunteer support, plus the generosity of local residents, in the last calendar year the town’s foodbank distributed […]

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Newsflash : Stratford Leisure Centre now a drop off point

The Foodbank has recently concluded an arrangement with Stratford Leisure to become a drop off point for food donations.  Marion Homer, the Foodbank Manager, concluded the arrangement today with Nick Stowey, the General Manager of the Leisure Centre.     The leisure centre is a major community hub with a footfall of about 50,000 people per […]

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