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All services back to normal following the Christmas and New Year break

All our services have resumed as normal from today (3rd January 2017). Please see web site https://stokeontrent.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ or the back of the Red Vouchers for details of Distribution Centre Locations and Opening Times.

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Christmas 2016 Distribution Centres – Opening Times

Thurs 22nd December 10.30am – 12.30pm – Temple Street Methodist Church, Temple Street, Fenton ST4 4NW 2.30pm – 4.30pm – St Albans Centre, Finstock Avenue, Blurton ST3 3JU 4.30pm – 6.30pm – New Testament Church of God, 48 Union Street, Hanley ST1 5AS 6.00pm – 8.00pm – English Martyrs RC Church, St John’s Road, Biddulph […]

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Stoke-on-Trent foodbank Office & Warehouse Christmas Hours

Please note that the office and warehouse will close at 2pm Thursday 22nd December and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

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Stoke- on-Trent foodbank thanks people of Stoke-on-Trent for their generosity during the Neighbourhood Food Collection

Stoke- on-Trent foodbank thanks people of Stoke-on-Trent for their generosity during the Neighbourhood Food Collection This December, local people donated enough food for an incredible 18300 meals at Tesco stores during the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection dec-2016.  The collection took place between 1st and 3rd December 2016, in partnership with Tesco, foodbank charity The Trussell Trust, […]

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Job Vacancy for Warehouse Assistant and Volunteer Co-ordinator

Based at:     Stoke-on-Trent foodbank Main Warehouse, Magdalen Road, Blurton, ST3 3HS Salary:     £7.90 per hour Contract:       12 month fixed term contract (subject to funding) Hours:         25 hours per week.  Usual  working hours will be 9:45 am until 4pm Monday to Thursday. Some flexibility essential, with very occasional weekend working required […]

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Thank you for an 89% increase in donations at the Neighbourhood Collection

Customers of Tesco Longton and Tesco Longton have again demonstrated sacrificial giving by donating a massive 6.4 tonnes of food at the Neighbourhood Collection. This 89% increase in donations will help to sustain our stock levels over the winter months when the demand increases, thereby enabling us to continue feeding local people in crisis this winter. All […]

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We are running low on…

We’re grateful for all donations but we are really in need of some specific items – Tinned fish Fruit juice (long life) Pasta sauces Biscuits Jam Tea Bags Chocolate/sweets Please help local people in crisis by buying items from this list and return to the Stoke-on-Trent foodbank collection points at Tesco Longton and Tesco Hanley from […]

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Thank you to Sentinel Charity Golf for £850 donation

Stoke-on-Trent foodbank Trustees Sue Simcoe and Keith Stubbs attended the Sentinel Charity Golf awards evening where Sue was presented with a cheque for £850. The money will be used to support the work of the foodbank which has seen a 10% increase in people receiving 3 days supply of food in the past 6 months. Thank you Sentinel […]

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Can you help Stoke-on-Trent foodbank to feed the hungry this Christmas?

We would love for you to come and get involved with our Christmas food collection, at Tesco Longton or Tesco Hanley. We will be handing out shopping lists to Tesco customers from 9am – 6pm on Thursday 1st December, Friday 2nd December and Saturday 3rd December , if you would like to get involved please […]

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New figures show a 10% rise in the number of emergency food parcels given to local people by Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank in six months

• Over 5,302 three day emergency food supplies have been given to local people in crisis by Stoke-on-Trent foodbank in the first half of the year – 2,021 of these went to children • Latest statistics published by The Trussell Trust foodbank network as a whole show UK-wide foodbank figures are still not decreasing • […]

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