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Foodbank closed on Bank Holiday Monday

Our doors will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday (3 May) as our volunteers take a well-earned break. Normal opening hours at our Lowesmoor warehouse will resume from Wednesday (11am to 2pm). You can continue to donate items to foodbank over the holiday weekend at all our usual collection points.  

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Easter opening hours

Our doors will remain open on Good Friday as we bid to ensure no-one goes hungry over the Easter holiday. We will be open during the usual hours of 11am to 2pm before our volunteers enjoy a well-deserved long weekend with our warehouse doors remaining shut on Easter Monday. Normal opening hours will resume on […]

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Worcester Foodbank makes last-ditch plea for Chancellor to retain benefit lifeline

Removing the Universal Credit uplift would have devastating consequences for hundreds of struggling families in Worcester, according to the city’s foodbank. Worcester Foodbank has sounded the warning ahead of Wednesday’s Budget when the Government is expected to reveal whether it plans to retain the £20 weekly uplift in Universal Credit. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has remained […]

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Foodbank feeds record number of people during December

More than 1,200 people were fed by Worcester Foodbank in the run up to Christmas as the charity dealt with a record number of referrals during December. Volunteers also provided over 400 toyshop gift cards and 67 toys to struggling families that were unable to afford presents for their children during the busiest month since […]

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Young footballers complete cycle challenge to help tackle hunger

A team of young footballers have been peddling for pounds to help Worcester Foodbank show hunger the red card this winter. Eleven youngsters from Nunnery Wood Colts Under 10s side raised £275 for the charity after racing past their goal of cycling and scootering 1,000 miles throughout November. The club pledged to donate 25p for […]

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Business community invited to fund-raising carol service

A festive feast of carols, light-hearted sketches and auction prizes will help businesses from across the county celebrate Christmas while raising vital support for Worcester Foodbank. This year’s Business Community Carol Service will take place online on Tuesday (15th December) at 6pm with guests set to be treated to a candle-lit evening of entertainment hosted […]

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December Opening Hours

Foodbank will be opening an extra day a week throughout December in a bid to make sure no-one goes hungry over the festive season. Our warehouse will be open every Tuesday from next month as we accelerate our preparations for what promises to be our busiest ever Christmas. Whether you’re a hungry family that has […]

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Foodbank launches Christmas gift card appeal

Hundreds of struggling families in our city will face an impossible choice between paying essential household bills or putting food on the table this Christmas –  with little hope of being able to provide presents for their children. We can’t bear the thought of any child waking up on 25 December to an empty stocking […]

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Businesses rally to support hungry children during half term

While many families are enjoying the half-term holiday, it can be a much more challenging time for cash-strapped households who rely on free school meals to keep their children fed. Worcester Foodbank will be working hard to support these families but a wave of businesses and other groups have also stepped up to the plate […]

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Signed Formula One shirt puts foodbank on track for funding boost

Motorsport fans can join the race to win a shirt signed by one of Formula One’s top stars – while helping to raise vital funds for Worcester Foodbank. The charity is in pole position to benefit from the prize draw organised by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, which will see the winner take home a shirt […]

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