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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours – Warehouse and Drop-ins

WAREHOUSE & OFFICE CLOSED 25th December—1st January (open 2nd January) STROUD drop-in CLOSED Monday 25th December : OPEN 29th December : CLOSED Monday 1st January STONEHOUSE drop-in CLOSED Tuesday 26th December : OPEN Friday 29th December DURSLEY drop-in CLOSED Tuesday 26th December : OPEN Thursday 28th December FARMHILL drop-in CLOSED  Wednesday 27th December WOTTON drop-in CLOSED […]

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Tesco Food Collection, 30th November-2nd December

We are running our annual Christmas food collection at the Cam and Stroud Tesco’s – come along and help us provide Christmas treats for local families and individuals.

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Christmas Campaign 2017

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Half Term Holiday Club – Paganhill

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Seasons of Sustenance Cookbook

Transition Stroud has produced a beautiful cookbook full of seasonal, nutritional healthy recipes to raise funds and awareness of the work of Stroud District Foodbank. An attractive book, full of inspiration and peppered with Foodbank Facts. Easy to use and guaranteed to become a household favourite. Copies can be purchased from the following venues: Vestry […]

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Universal Credit Roll Out – please do not struggle

The Trussel Trust has called on the Government to pause the roll out of Universal Credit, recognising that the 6 week delay in processing the new benefits will place extra burden on claimants. If you are experiencing or know someone struggling with benefit payment delays due to the transition to Universal Credit, help is available. […]

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Summer Holiday Club!!

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Come and join the fun at a free holiday club at Farmhill Baptist church from 10.30 am to 2 pm  each Tuesday of the holidays.   There will be activities, crafts and a free, wonderful freshly-cooked hot meal.   Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Christmas Hamper Joy

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From time to time we receive lovely emails, letters and texts from customers expressing their thanks. We thought we would share this one as an encouragement to all those who donated at Christmas.   I just want to thank you for your kind food donations at Christmas for helping my family get through that Christmas […]

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Marcella’s Story

For nine years, Marcella, 32, a trained veterinary nurse from Chelmsford, has suffered from a chronic spinal condition. Unfortunately, when her health deteriorated, she was forced to stop working to undergo a spinal operation and it was then that she began to notice herself struggling. She explained: “Sometimes it’s very difficult to manage, even budget, especially […]

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

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With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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