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Stratford shows overwhelming support to Foodbank

Stratford Foodbank has had its most successful food drive ever, taking an amazing 3.4 tonnes of food in three days. The collection took place at Tesco on the Birmingham Road from Thursday 29th Nov to Saturday Dec 1st, and food the donated is valued at over £5,800. The collection was a huge team effort and […]

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Stop Press 3.35 tonnes of Food Donated over 3 days!!

3. 35 tonnes of Food Donated over 3 days!! Thanks to all those who donated and our amazing team of volunteers who made this happen – these donations will really help during the winter months. We have achieved a brilliant  result breaking all previous records and a fantastic team effort much aided by support from NFU […]

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Badgers Pay Us A Visit

The recent visit of Stratford Upon Avon Badgers to the foodbank. Annette O’Hara and Jayne Caithness welcomed Becky Morris and helpers John and Liz, along with a small but enthusiastic group of Badgers. The badgers brought along some food donations and helped to start the food processing by writing the use by dates onto the […]

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Stratford Upon Avon Foodbank calls for community’s support to help local people in this winter’s Food Collection 2018

Local people are being invited to put a little something extra in their shopping basket to help local people facing hunger in the lead up to this Christmas From Thursday, November 29 to Saturday, December 1, Stratford’s Birmigham Road Tesco will be taking part in the annual National Food Collection, which encourages shoppers to donate […]

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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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