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Bank Holiday 1st May 2017

We will be closed for collections on Monday due to Bank Holiday. In the circumstance of extreme need please ring the mobile telephone number and this will be answered. We will open as usual on Wednesday and Friday.

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Easter Opening Times 2017

Stamford Foodbank will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday – Friday 14th April and Monday 17th April. Emergency food can still be accessed by calling the Stamford Foodbank Phone: 07570 583799

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Neighbourhood Food Collection

From the 1st to 3rd December, we’re hosting a food collection with Tesco as part of the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection. You can donate food locally at Tesco Metro, Stamford – all food donated there will go straight to Stamford Foodbank. Christmas can be a difficult time for individuals and families who are already managing on […]

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Charity Gig

Local Stamford duo ‘Poor Boys’ are holding a Charity Gig for Stamford Foodbank on Monday 19th December at the Kings Head, Maiden Lane Stamford at 8pm. They have two great local support acts, The Waterboatmen and Sophie Hurst. It look set to be a great evening and all money raised will go to Stamford Foodbank. Do go […]

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Stamford Household Essentials Project

In April this year SHEP (Stamford Household Essentials Project) was set up as a separate department of the Stamford foodbank charity to provide essential household items to people in need. Since SHEP began we have supported 18 clients, individuals and families, with a range of needs. Sometimes providing one-off household items and at other times […]

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Tesco customers collected 26 banana boxes full of food for Stamford foodbank

At the beginning of July Tesco held their ‘Neighbourhood Food Collection’ for Foodbank. Customers at Stamford Tesco Metro were handed a shopping list of items needed for Stamford Foodbank, they then purchased one or often multiple items and donated them to the Foodbank. Nearly 400kg of food was donated over one weekend (that’s 26 Banana […]

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Stamford foodbank provided 805 three-day emergency food supplies last year

During April The Trussel Trust released their national figures which showed that Foodbank provided a record 1.1 million three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis last year. At Stamford Foodbank we supplied 805 three day emergency food supplies compared to 703 last year, showing that sadly there is still very much a need […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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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?

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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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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

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David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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