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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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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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Do you have any spare carrier bags please?

   

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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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