News

Thank YOU for your Harvest Donations

Thank You Stroud District, to date we have had collections from over 60 Churches, 40 Schools and some other collections too. A massive thank you from all of us, it will really help over the winter months.

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Christmas Preparations

We are making plans for the Christmas Season.  Please visit our page which has all sorts of information about Christmas, ways you can help and opening hours. Including a link to our popular Reverse Advent Calendar.

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Help us create the longest table in the Stroud District this October

We (with our friends at The Long Table) want to build the longest meal table across the Stroud District this October. We’d love you to get on board by hosting a meal – large or small. Use surplus or donated food Create community and space for conversation Raise funds for fighting food poverty. If you’d […]

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Stroud District Foodbank provides extra food for neighbouring Foodbanks.

Stroud District Foodbank has responded to stock shortages in neighbouring Foodbanks by donating over 1 tonne of excess stock. Basic food provisions have been collected by Gloucester, Tewkesbury, North Cotswolds, Malmesbury, Forest of Dean and Worcester Foodbanks so far and further discussions with Foodbanks in other areas of the country are ongoing. The Stroud District […]

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Update on the Stroud District Foodbank Team

Sue Beattie will be stepping down from her role as Operations Manager in late July, having been on staff since January 2016. The Foodbank in the Stroud District wouldn’t be where it is today without her servant-hearted, practical and compassionate leadership. It’s difficult to quantify the impact she’s had whilst in post, she’s consistently gone […]

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Lent 2019 #40for40 & #AdLentCalender

Lent is fast approaching, why not consider taking part in one of our Lent challenges. You could save 40 pence per day for 40 days and raise enough to help support a local family this Easter. All you have to do is find an old jam jar and start collecting! Donate your collection through our […]

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Warehouse Open Day – Saturday March 2nd, 10:00-12:00

We are throwing open the doors of the Stroud District Foodbank warehouse for a morning and warmly invite you to pop down and see what we get up to. The warehouse forms the hub of all our activity across the district, and gives a real flavour of the work that we do. We’ll be giving […]

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We are feeling quite full

After a very successful Harvest and Christmas collection period our Warehouse is at capacity. This is a very enviable position to be in, but also causes some operational challenges. We are asking our very generous public to consider giving financially rather than in food for the next few months as we use what we have […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

Please take note of our office and drop-in opening  during the Christmas and New-Year period.  Between Christmas and New Year our office will only be open to serve the drop-ins, the warehouse will be closed so please keep any food donations or non-emergency calls until after the New Year. Our volunteers will be taking a […]

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reverse advent calendar 2018

We love seeing Christmas items come into the warehouse for us to pack up into hampers that reach over 1000 local people. If you would like to take part in the popular Reverse Advent Calendar, we’ve produced a poster with some key dates, suggested items and our contact details for delivery. It would be a […]

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