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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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July Newsletter

Tesco Collection We held our summer Tesco collection on 2 July. We had a good turnout of volunteers and collected 1176kg food and £110.85 cash. We are very grateful to everyone who volunteered to help with the collection and also to the warehouse staff who came to help with loading and unloading the van and […]

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Food stock update

The latest stock situation is: Shortages: UHT Milk, UHT Fruit Juice Jam Sugar Small Tins of Ham, Pork etc We always need: Tinned Fruit Tinned Sardines Tinned Vegetables Sponge Puddings Savoury Treats Sweet Treats Instant Mashed Potatoes Snack Noodles / Pasta / Rice We are currently overstocked with: Tinned Soup Tinned Baked Beans Pasta & […]

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