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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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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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