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BBC C&W Saturday 13th July around 8.10am

BBC C&W Saturday 13th July around 8.10am Listen to Marion and Julie Hemming from Baby Bank being interviewed by Lorna Bailey. About Stratford’s Baby Bank Stratford’s Baby Bank supports families in Stratford upon Avon and surrounding areas providing essential & non-essential items for baby, child and Mum to be,  which are 80% donated. These items […]

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Holiday ‘Meal Club’ launches in Stratford

‘Make Lunch’ Club The Make Lunch club will run every Monday and Thursday during the school holidays, from 11.30am – 1.15pm. Volunteers at the United Reformed Church on Rother Street CV37 6LU will provide a free hot meal and fun-filled activities for families finding it difficult to manage when their children are home from school […]

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Demand for children’s food parcels at shocking levels

Demand for children’s food parcels at shocking levels Families seeking the support Stratford upon Avon’s Foodbank have reached shocking levels. The average number emergency food parcels distributed to children by the charity each month has risen to 117, compared to 64 for the same period last year. The Foodbank is so concerned about the many […]

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What we need – July 2019

What we need – July 2019 Most Needed Items TOILET ROL TINNED CUSTARD/RICE PUD TINNED POTATOES TINNED FISH RICE UHT JUICE TINNED PEAS/CARROTS SMALL JARS OF COFFEE BARS OF CHOCOLATE TINNED HAM/SPAM TINNED RAVIOLI MENS TOILETRIES SMALL SIZE WASHING POWDER/LIQUID Printable Copy link 8/7/2019

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Another Successful Tesco Food Drive

Thank you to everyone who supported our recent Food Drive at Tesco. Despite the rain and the distraction of a new supermarket opening in town we are proud to report that we collected 1027kg of food which is valued at an amazing £1,795. Foodbank Manager Marion Homer said, “Our heartfelt thanks go out to the […]

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Stratford-upon-Avon Foodbank Tesco Summer Food Drive – Thursday 13th & Friday 14th June

In the wake of some shocking figures, showing a 63% increase in demand for their services, Stratford Foodbank are inviting residents to put a little extra in their shopping basket to help local people facing hunger during the summer months. Over the two days at the end of next week – Thursday June 13th and […]

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Increase in demand means Foodbank needs new home

During the first four months of 2019 Stratford upon Avon Foodbank distributed 1,190 emergency food parcels to local people in need. That’s an average of 297 parcels month, 99 of which went to children, and represents a 63% year on year increase. These shocking figures from the Foodbank feed into a larger national picture, where […]

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What we need – June 2019

TOP 5 ITEMS WE HAVE URGENT NEED OF  TINNED FRUIT TINNED CUSTARD RICE PUDDING SMALL JARS COFFEE UHT JUICE JAM TINNED HAM TINNED PIES TINNED POTATOES BREAKFAST BARS TINNED VEG MENS TOILETRIES/SHAVING SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER SMALL SIZE WASHING POWDER/LIQUID DEODORANT List to print   list

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Co-op Hosts New Food Collection Point

We are very pleased to announce that the Co-op, at Wordsworth Avenue on Trinity Mead, is now hosting a collection point for us. Please feel free to drop your donations of tinned or packet items in there any time they are open (7am to 10pm). Currently we are particularly in need of: – Tinned potatoes […]

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What we need – May 2019

TOP 5 ITEMS WE HAVE URGENT NEED OF  UHT JUICE TINNED FRUIT CUSTARD RICE PUDDING SAVORY SNACKS TOP  5 ITEMS WE HAVE PLENTY OF  PASTA BEANS SOUP TEA MILK List to print MOST WANTED 05_05_2019

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