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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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Avon Valley School Supports Rugby Foodbank

Avon Valley School pupils have generously donated hundreds of items of non perishable food to support Rugby foodbank’s harvest collection this autumn http://news.warwickshire.gov.uk/blog/2016/10/17/warwickshire-school-news-avon-valley-students-collect-food-for-local-food-bank/

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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

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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