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Foodbank Referral Partner Workshop

Stratford Foodbank is holding a lunchtime training session for referral agency partners on Friday 4th May 12.30pm at Foundation House, Masons Road in Stratford.  A warm welcome is extended to any Stratford based organisation supporting those in crisis who would like to know more about accessing emergency food parcels from the Foodbank. The session will […]

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A Little Behind The Scenes Film

  Ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes at the Foodbank? Last weekend we have some much needed remodelling of the inside of our distribution centre. This work was funded by local property developers, Rosconn, a long time supporter of the foodbank. Check here to see our video.  

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New Collection Bin At Stratford Hospital

March saw the installation of a new collection bin in Stratford Hospital. Situated in their Cafe (Cafe Lomas), the new collection point is a welcome addition to the town’s network of donation baskets. Anne Docherty, Hospital Collections Team Leader, Cathryn Ravenhall-Essex, Café Lomas Health and Wellbeing Centre organiser and Jude Halperin, Collections Co-ordinator at the […]

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Everyman Cinema Bunny Raffle Results

As we’ve mentioned in a previous post throughout the month of March the Everyman Cinema in Bell Court has been running a raffle to coincide with the new Peter Rabbit film. Well the raffle winner was drawn earlier today and you can see the results on the Everyman Facebook Page. Winners will be contacted. The Everyman […]

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Town’s Foodbank coping well with growth in demand

Over 40 people attended Stratford Foodbank’s AGM on Thursday March 15th.  The event was attended by the Mayor, councillor Victoria Alcock, who thanked the Foodbank Trustees, Manager and volunteers for all that they do to make the service available to those in need in the town. Trevor Lloyd Adams, the Foodbank’s Treasurer, shared details of […]

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Peter Rabbit Foodbank Promotion at The Everyman Cinema

One of our volunteers, Philip Coldicott, spotted a perfect opportunity to raise funds for the Foodbank when he saw that The Peter Rabbit movie was coming to the Everyman Cinema this month. Phil happened to have a giant fluffy Peter Rabbit teddy in pristine condition at home and donated it to the Everyman so that […]

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Foodbank AGM – 6pm Thursday 15th March

  Foodbank Trustees extend a warm welcome to attend their AGM. They will be  providing refreshments as a gesture of recognition to all donors and volunteers who have kept the Foodbank operational since it opened its doors in January 2013. The AGM takes place 6pm Thursday 15th March in the Community Room, Alveston Primary School, […]

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Thanks to Sims Metal Management

Big shout out to the staff at Sims Metal Management who donated several boxes of foods into our warehouse today.  We get so much support from local businesses and donations are always greatly received. Thanks very much!      

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Annual Pride of Stratford Awards on Friday 9th Feb 2018

Great news – we were awarded the Community Impact Award at the annual Pride of Stratford Awards on Friday 9th Feb 2018.  A few of our volunteers were at the ceremony and received the award on behalf of *all* the volunteers and donors who are the life blood of Stratford Foodbank.  We were also fortunate […]

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Big Thanks To The Rosconn Group

We’ve been fighting a recurring leak on the warehouse since late Autumn. Every time we think we’ve sorted it out, the heavens open and water finds a way in. It’s been very frustrating! So last week the people at Rosconn, a local property development firm, very kindly paid for a company to professionally seal the […]

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