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State of Hunger

This week the Trussell Trust has launched State of Hunger, the largest ever piece of research into hunger and food bank use in the UK. The research shows that households who have been referred to a food bank have an average weekly income after housing costs of just £50. They’re struggling to afford to buy […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2019

The start of November brings the first day of our Reverse Advent Calendar. We are encouraging you to do this during November to ensure we have everything in the warehouse in time for Christmas, deliveries made during December may not be processed in time to be given out before Christmas. This is ESPECIALLY important this […]

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Rugby Foodbank – needs a new home. View Now!

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SOS – Stock Our Shelves

Currently the shelves of the foodbank are looking bare! We continued to have increased demand for the service provided by Rugby Foodbanks around the town. Please help by donating if you can. Our shortages list for donations can be accessed at this website by the below link: https://rugby.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/ Many Thanks if you can help.   […]

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Pride of Rugby – Rugby Foodbank

Rugby Foodbank has won the  “Community Impact Award”  at the Pride of Rugby awards for 2019.Well done to all our volunteers especially our amazing team of warehouse volunteers headed up by the wonderful Ellie Bird.

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Happy 8th Birthday Rugby Foodbank

This year Rugby Foodbank is in it’s 8th year of serving Rugby’s community. During 2018-19 Rugby Foodbank distributed 58 tonnes of food (53 tonnes in previous 2017-18) to 4246 clients in the Rugby area. (This was a 1.5% increase in numbers of clients from the previous year). 38% of the number of people fed this […]

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Happy 5th Birthday to Rugby foodbank!

Rugby foodbank will be 5 years old on 19th March!  Over the last 5 years we have helped over 14,500 individuals and families in crisis living in the local area.  We have given out an incredible 184 tonnes of food! We’d like to say a huge thank you to all those who have supported us […]

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Take part in our 40 for 40 challenge this lent

With people struggling to afford food living locally, it is important that we can continue to support families in crisis throughout the Easter period. We provide essential emergency food, emotional support and practical advice to families who live near you and really need us. The challenge We are asking people to join us in taking […]

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Rugby Foodbank Opening Times over Christmas and New Year …

Please note that our warehouse is also closed on Wednesday 28th December. christmas-opening-dates-2016 Wishing all of our supporters a very happy Christmas.  Thank you so much for your donations throughout the year, we could not help our clients without you.  Thank you!

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Can you help us by donating items for our Christmas Hampers?

Please can you help us by donating Christmassy items for us to include in hampers to be distributed to our clients. We have attached a poster detailing items needed and would be very grateful if you would be able to support us by collecting some of these items.  Perhaps you could group together with your […]

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