News

Food shortage list – June

The list has now been updated for June.  Use the link below to find out which items we are particularly in need of. Donate food   Thanks to everyone for all donations, we are helping around 150 local people a week, one third of them are children……thank you!

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Recruiting for a new trustee

Are you a dynamic person who is motivated to help those in need? Are you able to volunteer a few hours of your time every month? Then look no further… Exeter Foodbank is seeking to recruit a new trustee to join our current board of five. Exeter Foodbank (EFB) is a small, volunteer-centered Christian charity […]

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Ikea, Nationwide, Exeter Foodbank

Exeter Foodbank is proud to join companies such as IKEA and Nationwide in becoming an accredited Living Wage* employer. The Real Living Wage – in contrast to the National Living Wage, which by law must be paid to all employees aged 25 or over – is the only wage rate determined by what people actually […]

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Sponsored Walk June 29th – We Need You!!

We are holding our second Exeter Foodbank Sponsored Walk on June 29th. Last year this event was great fun and raised valuable funds for the charity as we continued to meet local demand. June 29th gives a choice of TWO walks! There is a 13 mile walk around the City Boundary for the more serious […]

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May Priority list

Its that time again! The list is growing as we start to get to the end of our stock from very generous Christmas donations.  Keep an eye out for shelf labels in local supermarkets which also indicate items we are short of.  Thanks as ever for your ongoing support.  See the full list here –  […]

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‘People Power’: EFB Spring / Summer 2019 Newsletter

It has now been just over 10 years since Exeter Foodbank first opened its doors.   Since the very start, our long-term vision has always been to put ourselves ‘out of business’ by helping to create a world where foodbanks are no longer needed.  Today that goal seems further away than ever. In 2018/19, we provided 3 days’ […]

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Easter and May bank holiday opening hours

The Foodbank will be open at the Beacon Community Centre on Good Friday (19th April, 10am – 12 noon) as usual – it’s just Easter Monday (22nd) we’ll be closed.  We’ll be open as usual on Tuesday 23rd.   We’ll also be closed on the two May bank holidays (6th & 27th).

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April priority list – now available

Priority list now updated for April.  Stocks starting to run down a bit and two items have made it back onto the High Priority list – Potatoes and Noodle/Pasta snacks.  Have a look at the full list here: Donate food

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March Priority list now updated

Our store manager is delighted to report the store is still looking healthy.  However there are a few items that do need topping up. Click here for the latest list and where to donate:  https://bit.ly/2HugFsT Thank you so much for your amazing support!

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February priority list – it’s a short one!

Thanks to the ongoing generosity of our donors, our store is looking really healthy right now. Our current priorities for donations are now available on the Donate Food page.  Thanks as ever for all your efforts.

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