News

Christmas and New Year Opening

 Our Distribution Centres will be open as usual over the Christmas / New Year period except:  New Life Church Distribution Centre will be closed on  Christmas Day and New Years Day  The Way will be closed on Boxing Day – Tuesday 26th December.

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Food Stock Update

Thank you to everyone for a good response to this update. Our stock situation is now resolved.   We are VERY short of: Sponge Puddings (Long Life or Tinned) Jam / Marmalade Sugar 500 g (small packages) We are short of: Tinned Peas Tinned Carrots Tinned Sweetcorn Chocolate Biscuit Bars We always need: Fruit Juice […]

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Newsletter September 2017

Tesco Collection Trussell Trust have sent me the dates for our winter collection at Tesco. As usual we will be collecting from the Tesco Extra store Skimpot Road Dunstable LU5 4JU. We are responsible for providing volunteers from 9 am to 5 pm on Thursday 30th November, Friday 1st December and Saturday 2nd December. Fortunately, […]

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New Voucher Issuing Centre

We have a new voucher issuing centre in Houghton Regis, at Jewels in Bedford Square. The opening times are: 1st and 3rd Saturdays 10-3 Mondays 9:30 – 4 Tuesdays 9:30 – 12 Fridays 9:30 – 4 The phone number for Jewels (which can be used to check if we are open for foodbank business) is […]

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Closed for Easter and Bank Holidays

The Way will be closed on Good Friday (14 April) and New Life will be closed on Easter Monday (17 April). New Life will also be closed on the bank holidays in May i.e. 1st and 29th.

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Newsletter February 2017

young family at foodbank entrance

UPDATE FEBRUARY 2017 Following the Tesco collection at the beginning of December and some very generous pre-Christmas donations we have good stock levels. We have recently heard that Trussell Trust have changed some of the details in their relationship with Tesco. One of the main results is that we will not have a national summer […]

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Returning to the Way

smiling client at foodbank centre

The last session at the Square will be on Friday 30th December The following session will be Tuesday 3rd January 2017 at the Way.

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December / January Foodbank News

client with cup of tea in foodbank centre

Tesco Collection We held a very successful two-day collection at Tesco last Friday and Saturday. I am very grateful to everyone who volunteered. We do collect much more food when we have volunteers handing out leaflets than when there is just a collection point. We collected 991kg food on Friday and 1163kg food on Saturday […]

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Food Stock Update

Dangerously Low stock: Rice Puddings Tinned Tomatoes Low Stock: Sardines Tinned Peas Tea (80 & 160 bag size) Instant Mashed Potato (packets) Sweet & Savoury Treats Rice (1kg & 500g size) Tinned Vegetables Long Life Sponge Puddings (or tinned) Instant Coffee (small) We regularly need: UHT Milk UHT Fruit Juice Tinned Vegetables Pasta Sauce Jam […]

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Food Stock Update

Shortages: Sponge Puddings, Sweet Treats and Chocolate, UHT Fruit Juice   We Always Need: Tinned Fruit, Tinned Sardines, Tinned Vegetables, Savoury Treats, Instant Mashed Potatoes, Snack Noodles / Pasta / Rice, Jam, Sugar, Small Tins of Ham, Pork, etc.   We are Currently Overstocked with: Tinned Soup, Tinned Baked Beans, UHT Milk, Pasta and Spaghetti, Breakfast Cereals

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