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Spring/Summer Newsletter 2020

The past few months have certainly been strange ones, and have taken Exeter Foodbank in directions we could never have envisaged at the beginning of 2020. We have probably made more changes to our services in the past 10 weeks than we have in the past 10 years – whilst simultaneously losing half our volunteer […]

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June priority list

Our donate food page is now updated with our current list of priority items. You can still donate at supermarkets and some local stores. Look out for the Exeter Foodbank collection bins. Thank you, as ever for your support.

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An important message from our Chair of Trustees

The Manager and Trustees of Exeter Foodbank are very upset about some misinformation which has been circulating recently. There have been various community groups who have set up projects during the current crisis to provide food provision. We fully support ventures like this and welcome the support. There is a global crisis and we all need to work together. […]

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Further support to help people through the Covid-19 crisis

Under ‘normal’ circumstances, spending time listening to people about the wider challenges they face (over a cup of tea) is an important part of what we do.  Although we cannot offer our regular signposting services while social distancing, we’re doing our best to continue guiding people towards further support. We’re also aware that due to the […]

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April food items needed

Thanks to very generous donations in previous months we had some good stock levels going into the Covid-19 pandemic. We are now running out of a few key items. Follow this link to our April priority list. https://exeter.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/ Thanks as always Exeter, you’re amazing!

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Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

Please note that Exeter Foodbank will be CLOSED on bank holidays Good Friday 10th April and Easter Monday 13th April. If you are in financial difficulty, with little or no money to buy food, please take this into account when speaking to the organisation that is referring you and ensure you have enough time to […]

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Community groups for deliveries

Just a reminder that our criteria for a foodbank voucher is someone with ‘little or no money to buy food’ and our delivery service is for these clients only. If you need a delivery of food and do not fall into that category there are other community groups which may be able to help. Find […]

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Beacon Heath sessions suspended

We are really sorry to say we have to suspend our sessions at the Beacon Heath Centre for the foreseeable future.  We ARE STILL OPEN at The Mint.  If you are unable to access the foodbank for any reason please contact your referral agency. We will be back at The Beacon Centre as soon as […]

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Emergency deliveries update

We can now arrange for food to be delivered to those in need of a foodbank parcel who must self-isolate* and should not go to the foodbank themselves. This needs to be arranged through a referral agency (the person who gave you a voucher).  Referrers should email [email protected] for details of how to access this […]

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Coronavirus update

Dear all, We are still open at our normal times, we still have plenty of food. We cant offer our usual level of hospitality but we can still give out 3 days worth of emergency food to people who  have been referred to us and have a voucher or e-voucher code.  For details of how […]

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