Urgent Needs – 24 March

Thank you all for your continuing generosity in supporting the Foodbank!  Despite this, we still find ourselves in desperate need of the following donations : Tinned tomatoes Tinned potatoes Tinned puddings Pasta sauces Small packets of rice Jam Toilet rolls Shaving products Kitchen essentials (i.e. washing up liquid, washing powder, etc.) If you could help us with […]

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First, we’d like to wish you all a very Happy New Year and the best wishes for 2017! We are currently undertaking a complete stock evaluation for the coming year and as such, we are unable to accept any more donations until this is concluded. However, we are in desperate need of the following exceptions which we are […]

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A HUGE Thank You and Merry Christmas!

Well, it’s been another amazing year here at Colchester Foodbank, and we couldn’t have done it without you! We’d like to say a massive THANK YOU   to all our staff, volunteers, donors and supporters of all kinds, and to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Here’s to 2017 being […]

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Donations over the Christmas Period

As our hard-working staff will be on holiday from 24th December 2016 to the 3rd of January 2017, we will be unable to accept donations over this period; however we will be open once again for donations on Friday January 4th 2017. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at the Foodbank!

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

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Quality Assurance Report September 2016


We’re thrilled to be able to share with you all how well we did on our recent Trussell Trust Quality Assurance Report! You can find the full report hosted on our blog!

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Introducing Pound£Aid – Could you spare £1 a month?


We’re proud to announce that as of 24th September we have officially launched our Pound£Aid appeal! Could you give just £1 a month to support the work of Colchester Foodbank? Watch our video to find out what £1 can provide. Please share the news with your friends, families, colleagues and anybody else you can think of!

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Colchester Foodbank Annual General Meeting 2016

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We are delighted to say that the AGM was very well attended and extremely informative for all. We’d like to thank everyone who was able to take part in this important decision-making process. A full report of the meeting will be posted within 4 weeks.

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Food Parcel Recipe Challenge


Could you take the Colchester Foodbank Food Parcel Recipe Challenge? ‘A recipe is a story that ends in a good meal’ – Pat Conroy Sponsored by The Old Siege House Top Colchester Chef, Darren Lisney, co-owner of The Old Siege House, will judge the recipes and announce the winner at ‘The Colchester Free Fun Festival’, Castle […]

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Annual General Meeting 2016

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We are hosting our AGM 2016 at St. Anne’s Church, Compton Road, Colchester at 6.30pm on Saturday 24th of September, and we’d love to see you all there!  For more details please check our Facebook Event page

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