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ANNOUNCING THE STRATFORD FOODBANK ADLENT CALENDAR

From 6th March to 18th April it’s Lent. But rather than give up something, this year the Foodbank are asking our supporters to donate something. Each day of lent ask your friends and family to donate the items outlined on our ‘Adlent’ Calendar. If you want to take part you can download a copy and […]

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SUPPORT JOSEPH & MIKE WHO ARE TACKLING THE SHAKESPEARE HALF MARATHON IN APRIL

Sporty types amongst you may know that the Stratford upon Avon Rotary Shakespeare Marathon takes place on 28th April (for more info on the event click here), and this year Joseph Lightfoot (son of Denise Lightfoot, one of our lovely front line volunteers) and Mike Willis are donning their trainers and doing it in aid of […]

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What we need – February 2019

We urgently need the following items: UHT FRUIT JUICE UHT MILK RICE SMALL JARS COFFEE POWDERED MILK TINNED POTATOES INSTANT MASH SMALL SIZES LAUNDRY POWDER/LIQUID WASHING UP LIQUID CEREAL TEA TINNED HAM TINNED VEG DRIED MILK Items we have in abundance: PASTA SOUP BEANS NAPPIES FEMININE HYGEINE POT NOODLES PULSES pdf version link Thank you […]

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Stratford Foodbank plea for UHT Milk and UHT Juice

Currently we are experiencing an unexpectedly high demand for our food parcels. This has put pressure on our food stocks, specifically lines with the shortest shelf life such as UHT Milk and UHT Juice. Supplies of rice are also running low. These items are essential as they enable us to provide nutritionally balanced emergency food […]

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What we need – January 2019

Happy New Year We can usefully use in order of need:- UHT FRUIT JUICE LOO ROLL SMALL JARS COFFEE POWDERED MILK SMALL SIZES LAUNDRY POWDER/LIQUID WASHING UP LIQUID MENS TOILETRIES -SHAVING GEL -RAZORS Items we have in abundance :- PASTA RICE BISCUITS CRISPS CEREAL RICE BEANS NAPPIES BABY FOOD FEMININE HYGIENE PET FOOD POT NOODLES […]

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WHAT WE NEED – DECEMBER 2018

We have all we need now re Christmas items. Thank you. We can usefully use in order of need:- UHT fruit juice Small jars coffee Sponge puddings Tinned ham -spam- corn beef Tinned fish Tinned veg Tinned fruit Cheese  biscuits / nuts Custard Rice pudding Powdered milk Small sizes laundry powder/liquid Washing up liquid Men’s toiletries […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

We are only closed on Christmas day, which this year is a Tuesday. Our distribution times are as follows: Monday 5 – 6.30pm Tuesday 12 – 2pm ***Closed on Christmas day*** Thursday 5 – 6.30pm, Friday 12 – 2pm, Our email account info@stratforduponavon.org.uk  will be checked at least once a day during the Christmas period as […]

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One thing that always bowls us over this time of year …

One thing that always bowls us over this time of year is the generosity of local business. …. On Friday 7th Decemver Lesley Siemonek swung by the warehouse to drop off boxes of food donated by the staff of Robert Lunn & Lowth, a long-established local firm of solicitors based on Sheep Street. Thanks to […]

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Season’s Greetings from Listers

Lesley Franklin of Listers in Stratford delivered five trolleys full of donations to Marina Dunn and Wendy Ward of the Stratford Foodbank.  Staff at Listers Head Office and their four branches in town have been collecting donations for the past two weeks and we are astounded at their kindness and generosity!  These items will help […]

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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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