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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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An award for Trussell Trust

On the 18th October The Trussell Trust won the Charity Times 2012 Charity of the Year.  An extremely well deserved award as there are now thousands of people who are being helped by Foodbanks seeded by the Trussell Trust

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Job Vacancy: Van Driver and Warehouse Support Worker

Hours: 7 hours per week, Monday and Wednesday 9:45-1:15 Salary: £7.85 per hour Fixed Term contract for 12 months (subject to funding) Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank is looking for a pleasant and friendly van driver who is able to move and handle heavy crates and boxes. Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank provides three-day emergency food parcels for people in crisis […]

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Job Vacancy: Finance Officer

Hours: 7 hours per week Salary: 16,000 per year, pro rata Fixed Term contract for 10 months (subject to funding)   Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank is looking for a skilled and efficient Finance Officer to provide finance administration. The successful post holder will be working supportively within our Team. S-o-T Foodbank has received funding from the Big […]

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Our latest stats

In our first 11 weeks we have helped almost 500 people. We have had over 9 tonnes of food donated by the wonderful people of Stoke-on-Trent so far.  Our warehouse is being kept very busy re-stocking the distribution centres.

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Job Vacancy: Health Coordinator

Hours: 12 hours per week (subject to funding) Salary: £18,400 per annum, pro rata 12 month fixed-term contract (subject to funding) Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank is looking for a self-motivated, well organised and friendly-natured person to co-ordinate and to evaluate our health projects. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to plan effectively and have […]

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Foodbank in The Sentinel

Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank featured in The Sentinel this week #localandproud

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Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank launch online funding campaign

We’ve launched Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank’s Van Project on Crowdfunder. Both our part-time Warehouse Assistants and our Volunteers drive the van across the City to our 17 distribution centres in order to re-stock each centre and collect donations. The van is also integral in supermarket food drives, as without it we would struggle to transport the generous […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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