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 […]
11 Aug 17
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.
26 Jul 17
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 […]
19 Jul 17
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 […]
19 Jul 17
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 […]
9 Jun 16
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 […]
26 May 16
The Oswestry and Borders Foodbank AGM will be held on Wednesday 8th June at 3.00pm at Albert Road Evangelical Church, Oswestry, SY11 1NF Refreshments will follow at the foodbank in Beatrice Street, Oswestry.
23 Dec 15
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.