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New Store: The Orange Elephant

2nd March 2017

store2 Over two days in February the Foodbank store moved from its childhood home at Rebecca Springs to The Orange Elephant Farm at Kennford. The move was a massive organisational task masterminded by EFB trustee Pete Scott, involving many hours of planning and logistical head-scratching –  not least how to maintain the ongoing re-stocking process so that food continued to be available to clients at our two distribution centres.

So huge thanks, not just to Pete, but to John and Margaret Robertson for hosting us for so many years; to Rob and Helen Taverner for generously offering us new premises at The Orange Elephant in our hour of need and for making us so welcome; Royal Mail for kindly loaning us a lorry, trolleys and keen staff to assist with the move; and our energetic ‘A-team’ of strong volunteers who shifted a whopping 13+ tonnes of food.DSC_1111

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