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Donation Request for Suncream – particularly for Children

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Requests for specific items of food

We are running low on the following foods: Hot Chocolate Custard Rice Pudding Sponge Pudding Coffee Tinned Meat and Fish Thank you for your support

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Request

Please if anybody is thinking of donating to the food bank we don’t only need food stuffs. We would also be grateful for donations of toiletries. Soap, particularly deodorant, toothpaste, sanitary products and tooth brushes would all be welcome. We do at the moment also need some specific food stuffs. Tinned fish (sardines, tuna, salmon, […]

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A Huge Thank You

To all of you who donated food over the past year and especially over the Christmas season. Your donations have enabled us to provide food parcels for people who would have had little or no food over this festive time. It has also been lovely to be able to provide some festive treats including mince […]

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christmas

A huge thank you to Tadcaster Grammar School for designing, creating, filling and then donating lots of amazing hampers to the Foodbank

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Christmas

December is the Foodbank’s busiest month of the year due to the additional expense that Christmas generates.  In preparation there are certain foods we URGENTLY need. PLEASE can you help: Gravy Granules, Christmas Puddings, Stuffings, Cranberry Sauce, Sponge Puddings, Crisps & snacks, Coffee, Instant Mash, Fruit Juice, Pot Noodles, Tinned Carrots, Tomato Sauce.   Thank […]

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Harvest Appeal

Autumn means it’s time for the Wetherby and District Foodbank Harvest Appeal.  We are always blown away by the kind donations we receive, especially from schools and churches, who are always so generous in their support.  If you would like to make a donation to help people living in food poverty in your community by […]

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Joseph Kwallah raises money for Foodbank by mammoth run.

Joseph Kwallah has completed his massive 100K run to raise funds for our Foodbank, we would like to say a huge thank you to Joseph and his fellow runners who supported him. Thanks also to those who have sponsored Joseph, it is very much appreciated and will go a long way to helping those who […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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