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Colchester Foodbank opens on Saturdays

In 2018 Colchester Foodbank, the busiest Foodbank in Essex, provided three day emergency food supplies to over 7,000  local people in crisis, over a third of which went to children. The foodbank is to open on a sixth day a week with support from the Community Fund from Colchester Borough Homes and One Colchester Winter […]

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Be a Brick, Buy a Brick

Colchester Foodbank Food HQ premises fund has since May 2018 raised £42,829.65. We’ve asked individuals to buy a brick for £10. Please help us ask Organisations, Businesses, Churches, Councils & Philanthropists to donate by buying a #Window £500 or if they can afford a #Door £1,000. For more details Click Here  

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Foodbank Warehouse Supervisor Required

Job Title: Foodbank Warehouse Supervisor Part time:                20 hours per week Salary:                      £12,000 per annum gross, with 5% pension contribution. Funding currently secured                               […]

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In The News

Take a look at the recent articles below that have featured Colchester Foodbank: Grandslam tour teams up with Colchester Foodbank Help is here, but we need your support School holidays prompt big rise in demand at foodbanks Colchester Foodbank’s thanks to Muslim community ‘Buy a brick’ initiative to help raise funds for permanent foodbank   […]

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Colchester Foodbank Chief Officer

Colchester Foodbank is looking to employ a Chief officer to work for 25 hours per week. Management experience in the third sector essential, you will be expected to work with the trustee’s on a new three year strategy, develop the profile fo the Charity and secure further funding, support Lead volunteers in the managing of […]

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Wivenhoe Foodbank Open

Thursday 10am till Noon Congregational Church High St Wivenhoe CO7 9AB  

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Winter Shopping List

Please can you help local people in hardship in the community by buying an item from this list and donating it to the Foodbank Tinned meat Tinned fish Tinned tomatoes Small bags of rice Jam/peanut butter Long life fruit juice or squash Long life milk Pasta sauce Tinned potatoes or Smash Tinned vegetables Tinned fruit […]

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Christmas Opening Times

Friday 22nd Dec – OPEN 10am – 2pm Weekend CLOSED, as usual Monday 25th Dec – CLOSED Tuesday 26th Dec – CLOSED Wednesday 27th Dec – OPEN 10am – 2pm Thursday 28th Dec – OPEN 10am – 2pm Friday 29th Dec – OPEN 10am – 2pm Weekend CLOSED, as usual Monday 1st Jan – CLOSED […]

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CHRISTMAS APPEAL

Please help the Foodbank this Christmas. In the 3 weeks leading up to Christmas 2017, Colchester Foodbank is aiming to provide Festive Fayre parcels for local individuals and families in crisis and facing hardship over the festive season. Can you help us by donating an item or two from the list below? Tinned ham Box […]

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And then Christmas is just around the corner…

As last year’s Festive Parcels were so successful we will be repeating the scheme again this year.  Our clients were so grateful for those extra items that make Christmas that little bit special for them. We have already posted the idea of a reverse advent calendar on our Facebook page. If you would like to […]

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