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National Food Collection 2019

Godmanchester Foodbank will be taking part in the national Food collection at Tesco Sapley on Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd of November 2019. Please support our work by making a donation when shopping at Tesco Sapley! Your donations allow us to support local people in food crisis – thank you!

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Christmas and New Year 2019 – Opening Times

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Tesco Collection June 2019

A huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who supported Godmanchester Foodbank’s June collection by making a donation at Tesco Extra, Sapley. Generous local people donated over 1700kg of food in total – this equates to 400 meals for 4 people. The Foodbank supports people across the whole county of Huntingdonshire and this donation by local people […]

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Christmas and New Year 2018 – Emergency Service

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Christmas Hampers 2018

Can you help make up the hampers? We would like to invite YOU to join us this year and give some time as a volunteer to help with this important event. You may have volunteered before or you may be new to the idea but it is people like you who make this project happen and […]

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Urgent call for volunteers

Update 24th November – we now have sufficient numbers – thank you to all our volunteers. Volunteers needed urgently on December 1st – 9.00 am to 5.00 pm to help with our Christmas collection. Please email [email protected] if you can help.

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Godmanchester FoodBank School Summer Scheme

Working with local schools we helped 45 families through the school summer holiday. The volunteer team worked really hard to keep the parcels flowing. “Thank you – it was lovely knowing that our families were being taken care of.  I don’t think people realise that some of our families rely on school dinners as part […]

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2018 FoodBank Collection

Godmanchester FoodBank will be collecting food donations from shoppers at Tesco Extra, Sapley on Thursday 28th June and Friday 29th June. Working in partnership with volunteers from local companies we will be collecting food donations to help local people in crisis. In the last 9 months the FoodBank has distributed over 16 tonnes of food […]

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Volunteers are heroes!!

When I talk to schools, WI, anywhere, the people who are my heroes are the volunteers who each week chat with people in need of help from the foodbank. They listen, they make cups of tea, they sort hampers, they offer tissues sometimes – they make the foodbank happen. They get involved…. My  2 other […]

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2016 statistics are in!

Thought some facts and figures for the past 2 years would help explain the work we do…. 2015 29000 kg IN 23000 kg OUT. 682 Hampers. 2016 33500 kg IN 36100 kg OUT 926 Hampers. KG refers to weight of food in and food out as it something we can measure year on year. 159 […]

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