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We are ready to help this summer

Wetherby and District Foodbank is ready to support families and help stop them from going hungry during the summer holidays. No one plans to be unable to feed themselves and their family and as a nation nobody is expected to go hungry. But illness, disability, family breakdown or the loss of a job can happen […]

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How Universal Credit can cause unnecessary emotional strain

Emma (not her real name) visited Wetherby Foodbank Centre a couple of weeks ago when she found herself needing help after applying for Universal Credit. A single working mum with two young children. Due to a low income, Emma was receiving help through working tax credit. When, however, she was told that she would be better off […]

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Donation Request

Latest items we’re running short of: Jam Custard Rice Pudding  Rice Biscuits Crisps Snacks Tinned Fish Vegetarian products Toilet Rolls Hand Wash When you are next at the supermarket if you could include a few bits to help us out we would be really grateful Thank you

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Help is here but …

‘Help is here but we need your support’ say Wetherby and District Foodbank, as new stats reveal the rise in food for children is behind increased foodbank need during holidays.  Wetherby and District Foodbank has asked local people to check what donations are most needed in the area this summer, following the figures revealed today by anti-poverty […]

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Requests for specific items

Items we are running low on:- Sponge Puddings Custard Rice Pudding Rice Pot Noodles Fruit Juice Squash Milk Meat Pies Fish Tomatoes Deodorant Shampoo Kitchen Rolls Toilet Rolls & Nappies Thank you for your support.

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For any football fanatics out there

How many items can you donate following World Cup Bingo? Click here to download the full poster

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Urgent request

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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