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Volunteers needed for food collection at ASDA

We will be holding a food collection at ASDA on Aldwarke Lane in Rotherham on Friday 19 July between 9am and 4pm.  We are looking for volunteers to help for an hour or two.  These food collections are one of the main ways that we boost our food stocks during the year.  If you would […]

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Record food parcels and donations in 2018-19

Between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019, Rotherham Foodbank provided 2,162 food parcels helping 4,451 people including 1,533 children.  This was a 20% increase compared to the previous year.  The main reasons for referrals were low income,benefit delays and benefit changes. We could only continue to meet the rising number of referrals for food […]

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Northern Powergrid Priority Services Register

The Northern Powergrid Priority Services Register is for customers who feel that they need a little extra support during a power cut. This could be for many reasons, for example if you have a medical condition, if you’re elderly or disabled, if you have young children or if you rely on electricity for medical equipment. […]

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Over 4,000 people helped in 2018

In 2018, Rotherham Foodbank issued 2,016 food parcels from our centres at Hope Centre and Full Life Church Maltby.  This helped 4,076 people including 1,401 children and was a 23% increase compared to 2017.  The main reasons for referrals to the Foodbank were low income, benefit delays and benefit changes.  We could only meet this […]

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Thankyou

A huge thankyou to the people of the borough of Rotherham and beyond for their incredible generosity.  In December 2018, you donated 10.7 tonnes of food and other items to Rotherham Foodbank.  This was over 2 tonnes more than had been given in one month before.  It includes 4.7 tonnes which was donated at the […]

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Tesco National Collection 2018 – 29/11/2018 – 01/12/2018

Thank you to those who have signed up to help with the National Collection at Tesco at the end of this month. We still have the following slots available for which we require people urgently: Rotherham: Saturday 11:00-17:00 Wath: Thursday 09:00-10:00, 15:00-17:00 Friday 09:00-10:00, 15:00-17:00 Saturday 09:00-17:00 Please get in touch if you are able […]

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Stock shortages

Thank you for everything you donate to the Rotherham Foodbank. At the moment we really need more stocks of – tinned meat – tinned fish – rice – tinned mixed vegetables – tinned carrots – long life milk if you can donate any of these items it would really help us to feed more local families […]

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ASDA Collection thankyou

Our collection at ASDA on 27 July yielded an amazing 600kg of food. Thank you once again to Sam and the team at ASDA for their amazing support, to all of those who volunteered to hand out leaflets and to every person who donated on the day. This collection was critical to our ability to […]

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Record food donations

A huge thankyou to everyone who has donated to Rotherham Foodbank.  Donations reached a record level last year.  

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3,704 food parcels given in 2017/18

Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, Rotherham Foodbank provided 3,704 food parcels helping more  people in crisis than ever before. This is a 26% increase compared to the previous year.  1,351 of these food parcels went to help children.  This was only possible because of the incredible generosity of the local community: individuals, […]

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