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Thank you to ALL our Volunteers and Supporters in 2021 – Merry Christmas

A huge THANK YOU to All our volunteers and supporters who have helped ensure we have been able to continue to serve the City and our communities. Thank you to ALL our Foodbank distribution centre volunteers who have served those who have been referred to us to ensure that they have the food they need […]

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Christmas Arrangements

From 3pm on Friday 24th December,  All Coventry Foodbank distribution Centres will be closed until 4th January 2022. If you are in absolute food crisis and need an emergency food parcel. Please visit one of the following Fire Stations in the City at any time who are holding emergency food while we are closed. Coventry […]

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Become a Coventry Foodbank Life Giver

It may come as a shock to know that in some parts of Coventry today, over 45% of our children are living in income deprived households*. We know that many parents struggle to regularly put food on the table. Since 2011, Coventry Foodbank has been actively supporting many thousands of families to overcome food crisis […]

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Shortages At Foodbank

We are short of the following items. Tinned Vegetables Hot Chocolate Tinned Meat Tinned Potatoes Packets of Instant Mashed Potato Tinned Fruit Tinned Puddings Jam/marmalade/chocolate spread/ Peanut Butter Instant Noodles

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CORONAVIRUS Coventry Council Helpline 08085 834 333

As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds in the UK, our main priority is ensuring the safety of everyone who comes to our food bank – whether it’s someone needing help, someone volunteering their time, or someone making a donation. Things are changing quickly, so we’ll keep this page updated regularly with information about what’s happening at […]

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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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Volunteers needed

  We are in need of volunteers at the following foodbank centres Willenhall at the Haggard Community Centre Lower Precinct Wednesdays from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm. St Oswalds C of E Jardine Crescent Tile Hill Wednesday from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm. Foleshill Foodbank Broad Lane Wednesdays from 12.00 noon until 2.00 pm. please call […]

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The Trussell Trust see a record number of foodbank users.

24 Apr 18 “Benefit levels must keep pace with rising cost of essentials” as record increase in foodbank figures is revealed Share this: Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, The Trussell Trust’s foodbank network distributed 1,332,952 three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis, a 13% increase on the previous year. 484,026 of these […]

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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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