16 May 19
As of May 2019 the Foodbank is need of the following food items: Biscuits Sugar Coffee Tea bags Cereals Drinking chocolate Juice Tomato sauce Mayonnaise Brown sauce Tinned meat Porridge If you are intending to donate food to the Foodbank please consider donating items from the above list.
30 Apr 19
The Trussell Trust said a record number of packages were handed out nationally. Benefits which are insufficient to cover living costs and payment delays for Universal Credit were among the reasons given. Between April 2018 and March 2019, the charity handed out 6,000 emergency three-day food packages at food banks in Shropshire – 38 per […]
25 Apr 19
The Oswestry and Borders Foodbank was featured in the Shropshire Star on April 23rd 2019. Click on this link to read the full story. View the Trussell Trust Foodbank statistics for the year 2018/2019.
18 Feb 19
Click on the link below to read the February 2019 newsletter (PDF file). Oswestry and Borders Foodbank newsletter February 2019
7 Feb 19
Currently (February 2019) Oswestry & Borders Foodbank is experiencing a shortage of tinned meat. Liz Jermy , the foodbank manager and Job coach says: ” we desperately need items such as stew, mince, chilli, hot dogs and ravioli”. Donations are needed. To see how and where to donate visit the foodbank’s donations page.
3 Jan 19
by Jack Butler (Oswestry and Border Counties Advertizer) An Oswestry based food bank has given its thanks to the community for their generosity over the past year. The Oswestry and Borders Foodbank has been inundated with donations from residents and businesses in Oswestry and its surrounding areas, meaning this year they have been able to […]
22 Mar 18
Foodbank A.G.M. Wednesday 6th June 2018 @ 7.30 p.m. Albert Road Evangelical Church Albert Road Oswestry SY11 1NF
10 Nov 17
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.
10 Nov 17
A presentation given to the Rotary Club of Oswestry on Mon 16th October 2017 at 12.30 – 14.00
7 Nov 17
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 […]