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Oswestry and Borders Foodbank AGM 2018

Foodbank A.G.M. Wednesday 6th June 2018 @ 7.30 p.m. Albert Road Evangelical Church Albert Road Oswestry SY11 1NF

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A Huge ‘Thank You’ to the community from Oswestry and Borders foodbank for an Abundant Harvest

The harvest is over and all is gathered in… Oswestry and Borders Foodbank would like to say a well deserved thank you to the community who have given so generously over the 6 week harvest period.

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Rotary Club of Oswestry Lunchtime Meeting – Speaker Liz Jermy

A presentation given to the Rotary Club of Oswestry on Mon 16th October 2017 at 12.30 – 14.00

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New figures show 516 emergency food supplies given to local people by Oswestry and Borders Foodbank in six months

Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 516 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Oswestry and Borders Foodbank, compared to the same period in the previous year. Of this number, 363 went to children. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today reported an […]

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Oswestry Oysteers help out Foodbank Client

A huge thank you to the Oswestry Osyteers who cut the grass for a client this week. It took 5 of them 12 man hours. We really appreciate their amazing effort!  Osyteers is an Oswestry Cambrian Rotary Club Community Project.

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Homebuilder Supports Local Foodbank

David Wilson Homes Mercia has donated items to the Trussell Trust Oswestry and Borders Foodbank to help them boost their ongoing food stock challenges. The leading homebuilder, which is building homes in Oswestry at Montgomery Place on Morda Road, recently ran a collection at the development’s sales centre. Staff and residents at the development clubbed […]

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Food Donations for the Summer Months are Welcome

The number of people fed in 2016 by our food bank was 1614 – an average of 31 people a week. At our food Bank: —  18,160.34kg (approximately 18 tonnes) of food was donated by the public and 21,101.43kg (approximately 20 tonnes) of food was given out to those in need. We are currently low […]

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New Opening Hours for Ellesmere Foodbank

The Ellesmere Food Bank is open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 09.00 am-10.15 am including through the holidays. It is situated in the Ellesmere Methodist church on Trimpley street. There is a sign outside when open. You will always receive a warm welcome. Food Bank vouchers are available at Ellesmere Primary School and Criftins Primary […]

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New Manager

Liz Jermy is the new Manager of the Oswestry and Borders Foodbank. At yesterday’s AGM Phil Simpson officially stepped down as manager because he is moving away to live in Middlesbrough. Liz is no stranger to the foodbank as she has been working as a family support worker in a primary school for the past […]

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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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