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June 2019 Foodbank Newsletter is available

The June 2019 Foodbank newsletter has information about: New Volunteers New Trustees New Referral Agencies New Donors The New Foodbank Sign New Data from the Trussell Trust Newly Employed Project Manager New Ways to Give CAP Job Club and Debt Centre Download a copy (PDF) from here.

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Foodstuffs wanted in May 2019

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.

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Demand soars for food banks in Shropshire

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 […]

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Oswestry and Borders Foodbank featured in the Shropshire Star

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.  

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February 2019 Foodbank Newsletter

Click on the link below to read the February 2019 newsletter (PDF file). Oswestry and Borders Foodbank newsletter February 2019

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Foodbank Tinned Meat Shortage

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.  

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Foodbank fills 180 festive hampers for townspeople

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 […]

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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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