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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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Foodbank Summer Food Collection at Tesco this weekend

Stratford’s Foodbank is asking residents to help them support local families in crisis by taking part in their summer food collection this weekend. They will be hosting a two-day food drive on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th of July at Stratford’s Birmingham Road Tesco. Over 30 volunteers are taking part in the food drive, handing out shopping […]

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What We Need This Week / 27th June 2018

Here is the latest update of items we need , in order of priority: Coffee Small jars Tined Ham Corn beef Spam Savoury snacks Tinned fruit Custard Rice Pudding Carrots Sweetcorn Powdered milk Instant Mash Biscuits UHT fruit Juice Rice Sponge puddings Angel Delight Instant noodles Sweet/Treats Washing powder/liquid Washing up liquid Shampoo/Conditioner Shaving foam […]

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Two Hours to help the Foodbank?

Could you spare two hours volunteering for Stratford Foodbank at our next Tesco food drive? When? On Friday July 6th and Saturday July 7th, Stratford Foodbank needs volunteers to help with a two-day food collection. Sessions run from 9-11am, 11am – 1pm, 1pm – 3pm, and 3pm – 5pm both days. Where? The food drive […]

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What we need this week 17th May

  Here is the latest update of items we need , in order of priority Long life fruit juice Coffee and Tea small sizes Rice pudding UHT whole milk Savoury snacks Instant Mash Dried milk Carrots Sweetcorn Tinned meat Ham/Spam/Corn beef Washing up liquid Washing powder/liquid small sizes Shampoo/conditioner FYI Items we have in abundance […]

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New Bin At Budgens in Bidford

On Saturday May 5th our volunteers will be at Bidford library for the launch of the new building, 9:00 – 12:30 (followed by Irish dancing!) We’ll be on hand to discuss the Foodbank in conjunction with the placing of a new collection bin in Budgens supermarket at Bidford.  This is a great opportunity for local people to see how we work […]

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What we need this week / 28th April

28th April, 2018 We are currently low on the following items: SMALL-SIZED WASHING POWDER/LIQUID WASHING UP LIQUID TINNED CARROTS/SWEETCORN TINNED FRUIT TINNED HAM/SPAM/CORNED BEEF LONG LIFE JUICES CUSTARD/ANGEL DELIGHT SPONGE PUDDING RICE SAVOURY SNACKS/CRACKERS/CRISPS PASTA SAUCES SHAMPOO/CONDITIONER   Download this list here FB Shortages as of 28.04.18 (word)   FB Shortages as of 28.04.18 (pdf)

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