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Could you arrange a food drive?

Rugby Foodbank is facing an unprecedented increase in demand for its services. People in our community are in need and we need your help to make a difference. One way you can help is by organising a food collection in your place of work, along your street or even hosting a coffee morning for family […]

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New Job Vacancy – Support Worker

***Applications for this position have now closed*** ____ New Job Vacancy – Advice and Information Worker Rugby foodbank – Financial Inclusion Posted 4th January 2023. Closing date 3rd February 2023. This role is a new and forward-thinking post made possible by the securing of funding as part of our financial inclusion work following a pilot […]

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Harvest Festival Appeal 2022

Harvest is an important time in the foodbank calendar as it helps us to restock the essential items. We are seeing more people coming to our foodbank due to the cost of living crisis and we need to prepare ourselves to be able to help. There are a few ways in which you can help […]

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10 Years of Rugby Foodbank!

March 19th 2022 marked the 10th year anniversary of the opening of the Rugby Foodbank, In its starting year 2012 Rugby Foodbank processed 639 foodbank vouchers which served to supply 1500 3 day emergency food parcels. The current figures for the last year show that in the year to date 2300+ vouchers have been redeemed, […]

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Rugby ASDA Foodbank collection weekend.

Many Thanks to all the people who donated and the willing gang of volunteers who helped collect over 2 tonnes of food for Rugby Foodbank at Rugby ASDA store. Rugby Foodbank are very much grateful for ASDA store Rugby for hosting us and for all who contributed. All the food donated goes straight to those […]

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12 days of Christmas

Rugby Foodbank’s Christmas Appeal this year celebrates the 12 days of Christmas. If you are planning on donating to support our Christmas Hampers collection please see our suggested donations. Donations would be appreciated before the 13th December to ensure we can include them in our Christmas Hampers given to all households in need of food […]

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Rugby Foodbank Harvest Appeal 2021

Rugby Foodbank want to thank all of you for your support in the last year in donating to Rugby Foodbank. We would be delighted if you would consider donating to our Harvest appeal again this year. Harvest is a particularly important time of year for the foodbank to stock it’s shelves ready for winter. We […]

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DHL E-Fulfilment Team HQ donate to Rugby Foodbank

Many Thanks to all the team at DHL Supply Chain, E-fulfilment HQ team at Danes Way Crick for their employee collection donation of ¬£1572 for Rugby Foodbank. Thanks to Abi, Thomas, and Dawood who facilitated the handover presentation this Friday 27th August. We are indebted to the generosity of all¬†those in the community who donate […]

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Rugby Foodbank and Harvest Festival 2020

We very much appreciate the tremendous support we receive from all who donate to the Foodbank in Rugby at Harvest Festival time. However, we are very aware that in the current Covid-19 situation many organisations such as Churches and Schools are not able to participate in donating to Foodbank as for previous years. We appreciate […]

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The Trussell Trust reports a 81% increase for emergency food parcels from food banks during the last two weeks of March 2020.

Food banks report record spike in need as coalition of anti-poverty charities call for strong lifeline to be thrown to anyone who needs it The Trussell Trust reports a soaring 81% increase for emergency food parcels from food banks in its network during the last two weeks of March 2020, compared to the same period […]

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