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Wivenhoe Foodbank Open

Thursday noon – 3pm 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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16.6% increase in emergency food supplies given to local people

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New figures show 16.6% increase in emergency food supplies given to local people by Colchester Foodbank charity in six months Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, a total of 2,874 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Colchester Foodbank, compared to 2,464 the same period in the previous year. Of this number, 1,005 went […]

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Urgent News

Please can you help us? The people of Colchester and the surrounding areas, urgently need… Small bags of rice Tinned potatoes Packets of chocolate treat snacks Long Life Milk Long life Juice/ squash Cereal Tea bags/ instant coffee Jam / Peanut Butter / Chocolate Spread Tinned Meat / Fish / Tomatoes Tinned Veg / Soup […]

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Urgent Needs – 5th June

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 potatoes Tinned puddings Custard Jam Peanut butter Deodorants Razors Shaving gel If you could help us with these items, it would be very much appreciated! Thank you!

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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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IMPORTANT – STOCK EVALUATION JAN ’17

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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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