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Can you spare 2 hours before Christmas to help Rotherham Foodbank?

We are holding food collections at two Tesco Extra stores and are looking for volunteers to help. Tesco Extra in Wath Upon Dearne on Thursday 30 November Friday 1 December Saturday 2 December   Tesco Extra in Rotherham on Saturday 2 December     We will be giving out shopping lists to customers asking them […]

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1.6 tonnes donated at supermarket collections

Thankyou to everyone who helped with or donated to our food collections at Tescos in Wath upon Dearne and Rotherham in July. We had a fantastic and generous response from the local community with over 1.6 tonnes donated. Thankyou to all the volunteers old and new and also to staff from the Royal Bank of […]

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Harvest Festival Thank you

A big thank you to the following schools and churches who have also given their Harvest Festival gifts to Rotherham Foodbank: Herringthorpe Junior, Just for Kidz Nursery, Listerdale Primary, Rockingham Junior and Infants, Sandhill Primary, Sitwell Infants, St Albans CofE Primary, Whiston Worrygoose Junior and Infants, Wickersley Northfield Primary, Herringthorpe United Reform Church, St Albans […]

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The community helping the community

Rotherham Foodbank would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has donated food over the past few weeks: the people of Rotherham, the Department for Work and Pensions at the Dearne Valley, Eurovia, Gap at Doncaster outlet, Keep Moat,  the New York Bagel Company, Northern Powergrid,  Rotherham and Barnsley Junior Chamber of […]

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From Rio to Rotherham

Between 5 and 20 August while the Olympic Games were taking place in Rio, Rotherham Foodbank issued 50 emergency food parcels to help 67 adults and 37 children. Many thanks to everyone who has donated to the Foodbank so far this summer. We are so proud of and touched by the generosity of the local community.

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Thank you to Badsley Moor Lane One Stop Store

Many thanks to the Badsley Moor Lane One Stop Store staff and customers who held a food collection during the Olympics. An amazing donation which will help us continue providing emergency food to people in crisis in Rotherham.

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Tesco Food Collection Thank you

We had very successful food collections at Tesco Extra stores in Rotherham and Wath between 30 June and 2 July. Many thanks to all customers, volunteers and Tesco staff who donated to or helped with the collections. The food will go to help people in crisis in the Rotherham area. We couldn’t have done it without you.

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

Food sorting - pasta and tins boxes large

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?

warehouse volunteers chatting about tinned food

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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