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September Food Shortages list

The new list is now available to view  https://exeter.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/.  We have items which are now urgently in need of topping up (less than 2 weeks stock).  Drop a tin of meat or a sponge pudding in the basket at your nearest supermarket, if you can.  Thanks as ever to all our supporters.

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August food shortages – ‘holiday hunger’

The updated list is now available, click below.  With many families struggling due to children being on summer holiday and not receiving free school meals, its a busy time of year here at foodbank.  Every donation really does count, thanks to everyone who donates. Donate food    

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July priority list now online – coffee anyone?

Thank you for all your donations they are feeding over 130 Exeter people a week.  Our latest priority list is longer than usual, nothing ‘in the red’ yet though.  Hopefully we can keep it that way with the help of all our wonderful supporters.  See the list here https://exeter.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/

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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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