News

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

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

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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