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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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Stratford Upon Avon Foodbank is now registered with easyfundraising

We’ve registered with easyfundraising and we need your help! easyfundraising is a great website where you can help Stratford Upon Avon Foodbank raise funds simply by doing your everyday online shopping with over 3,600 big name retailers like Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, eBay, Boden, and M&S.  Every time you shop, we receive a […]

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Stratford Life TV – Episode 7

Watch and Listen to Marion explain the work done at the Foodbank and how demand has grown since it started. The interview starts 3m 14s into video at https://www.facebook.com/stratfordlifeTV/videos/478647652887672/ 

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Caterpillar Café – supporting families in Stratford with preschool children

Stratford Foodbank is also proud to support community initiative the ‘Caterpillar Café’ which is open every Friday from 10am – 2pm at the Tyler House Hub, Tyler Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6TY. As well as providing a valuable space for parents and carers to relax whilst pre-school children are entertained with toys, crafts and snacks, the […]

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Stratford’s Uniform Bank – helping families prepare for the new school year

Stratford Uniform Bank Another essential support service available for hard pressed Stratford families is the Uniform Bank. Set up entirely as a volunteer run organisation the Uniform Bank is a non means tested organisation providing new and preloved uniform for families living in and around Stratford upon Avon. The Uniform Bank works to ensure all […]

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