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Please remember the Foodbank this harvest

In August we received 2,300 kg of food donations from generous people. In the same time we distributed over 3,300 kg of food. Similarly we provided 244 emergency supplies to people in crisis in August this year compared to 164  last year – an increase of almost 50%. In the past few years the Foodbank has really appreciated […]

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Are you able to donate a little more than usual?

The raw facts are these: In the last two weeks we have received just over 1,000 kgs (one tonne) of food donations from generous people. In the same time we have distributed over 2,200 kgs of food. Similarly the numbers of people attending in August this year are up from last year. Harvest time is […]

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CHRISTMAS 2018

Our Foodbank Centres will be CLOSED between Friday 21st December until Thursday 3rd January. However, if you are in URGENT need of food please telephone 07721 711669 and speak to Duty Manager. 

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Co-Op Local Community Fund

Great news – we’ve raised £1203 through the Local Community Fund so far for Truro Foodbank, and Co-op members are adding to our total every time they buy selected Co-op brand products from stores and funeral homes. We’ve still got a few weeks to spread the word and get more members to back our cause. Members who […]

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Thankyou from Truro Foodbank

A huge thank you from Truro Foodbank for the support from our Cornwall community. 2016 saw 27.34 tonnes of food donated, and 30.7 tonnes of food distributed to a huge 2,121 people in crisis. This amounts to massive 25 per cent increase in demand on last year. With foodbanks like ours sadly more in demand […]

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Christmas at the Foodbank

Christmas at Truro Foodbank written by Jac Smith for Secret Truro December 2016 My children are a bit old to count the sleeps to Christmas, or at least admit to it, but I remember it well. The excitement of seeing Christmas through their eyes, the planning, happy secrets, thrill of parcels arriving in the post […]

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THANK YOU TRURO for your generosity

We would like to say a BIG thank you to ALL who donated during our three days at TESCO’s – We are pleased to say a total of 2,278kg of donations were received and this will feed those who are in a CRISIS in the weeks ahead.   THANK YOU ALL

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Priority ITEMS required as at June 2016

If you wish to donate your items in one of our Collection points in Tesco, Sainsbury and Co op we require the following items as priority as we are in low stock of these items at present:- UHT MILK       LONG LIFE JUICE      TOMATOES(tinned) COFFEE           Small […]

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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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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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