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Foodbank demand still increasing

New figures show 5,536 emergency food packages were given to local people by Worcester Foodbank over the last year. 5,536 three-day emergency food supplies were given to local people in crisis by Worcester Foodbank in 2016/17 – a rise of 30% compared to the previous year. Latest statistics published by The Trussell Trust foodbank network show […]

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Can you help make Easter egg-stra special?

Can you help us to make this month eggs-tra special for one of the many children we help to feed by donating a chocolate egg to our Easter appeal? Every April we try and bless hundreds of youngsters from families that can barely afford to put a meal on the table, let alone treat their […]

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Job club offers fresh hope to long-term unemployed

People looking to escape long-term unemployment are being urged to join a new job club which is being launched by one of Worcester Foodbank’s partner organisations. Volunteers from All Saints Church in Worcester are preparing to host the city’s first Christians Against Poverty (CAP) job club on Thursday, January 26. The free course promises to […]

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Christmas opening hours

Over the Christmas and New Year period, our foodbank will be opening normal hours except on Bank Holidays, as below: Friday 23rd December – 11am – 2pm Monday 26th December – Closed for Bank Holiday Wednesday 28th December – 11am – 2pm Friday 30th December – 11am – 2pm Monday 2nd January – Closed for […]

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Tesco shoppers show festive spirit

Generous shoppers provided Worcester Foodbank with an early Christmas present by handing over more than 5 tonnes of food and festive goodies during a three-day supermarket collection. Volunteers at the Tesco stores in St Peter’s and Warndon were swamped with donations of urgently needed food and toiletries, as well as some festive favourites like mince […]

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Worcester Foodbank moving into new home.

WORCESTER Foodbank is on the move after successfully ending its two year search for a new home. Rising demand for emergency food has forced the foodbank to swap its increasingly cramped premises on Carden Close for a much larger warehouse in Lowesmoor Wharf. The move will also allow the charity to house a job club, […]

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