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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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Foodbank feeds off community spirit as supplies come flooding in

Worcester Foodbank has hailed the extraordinary generosity of the local community which has left its warehouse bursting at the seams. The charity has been swamped with more than 30 tonnes of donations since the start of April after people rallied behind its efforts to support the growing number of households impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. […]

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Online giving just got easier with Banquet

Worcester Foodbank has teamed up with online app Banquet to make it even easier for you to support the fight against hunger while staying safe at home. The launch of the partnership means you can now donate a one-off or regular bundle to us packed with the essentials we urgently need in our warehouse. The […]

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UPDATED: 3 ways you can support food bank during coronavirus

The outbreak of coronavirus is having a huge impact on our community and all our day to day lives – and Worcester Foodbank is no exception. The spread of this virus has brought immense challenges including the need for us to quickly adapt the way we support our clients, while doing everything in our power to […]

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Building company steps in to ease pressure on food bank warehouse

Support for Worcester Foodbank is stacking up with the help of a generous donation from a local building company. A surge in donations from the community has helped the charity cope with a record rise in referrals in recent months, but left volunteers running short of space to store supplies. That was until Herefordshire and […]

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Community helps food bank survive busiest month since opening

A record number of people were forced to rely on Worcester Foodbank to avoid going hungry over Christmas. The charity ended the year by feeding 1,150 clients during December – the most referrals it has handled during a single month since opening its doors seven and a half years ago. It was able to cope […]

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Shoppers show festive goodwill by donating 5,000 meals to food bank

Generous shoppers gave Worcester Foodbank an early Christmas present by donating almost 5 tonnes of food during a three-day supermarket collection. Volunteers were able to fill up 400 crates with urgently needed food, toiletries and festive treats as customers at the Tesco stores in Warndon and St Peter’s donated items from the charity’s festive shopping […]

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Food bank moves to four-day opening during Christmas countdown

Worcester Foodbank is opening an extra day a week in an effort to fill a record number of empty stomachs and children’s stockings during the countdown to Christmas. The charity will open every Tuesday during December to ensure as few people as possible go hungry over the festive season, while giving supporters more time to […]

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Artist marks milestone birthday by launching food bank fund-raiser

A milestone birthday has inspired a city artist to help paint a brighter future for people going hungry across Worcester. Cherrie Mansfield has chosen 50 pieces of her artwork to sell during the countdown to her 50th birthday in December, with half the proceeds being split between Worcester Foodbank and international poverty charity Traidcraft Exchange. The […]

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Worcester Music Festival support food bank to the tune of more than £5,200

Over the course of three days, volunteers for the Worcester Music Festival raised a staggering total of £5,216.38 for Worcester Foodbank, a charity supporting vulnerable members of the local community. The total raised will provide at least 350 local residents with emergency food for 3 days, preventing those at risk from going hungry. The funds […]

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