Thanks for the tonnes of food!

West Berkshire Foodbank is pleased to have received over 30 tonnes of food in the year to March 2017, and more than a tonne of that has come from Hungerford.

Thank you to everyone who has given, through the collection points in the Co-op, the Library, and the Churches, as well as 1st Hungerford Guides and other groups who have held collections. And that’s not counting the collections from Kintbury, Inkpen, Lambourn, My Apple Juice and others locally: Thank you.

The huge weights are due to most of the food being tinned, and its all carried by volunteers!

West Berkshire Foodbank gives out long life (tinned, dry or store-cupboard) food to local people in crisis. We supply food for 3 days, and people can come more than once if they need to.

Last year (April 2016 – March 2017), we supplied food for 2,159 people, including 795 children – that’s about 20,000 meals.

Clients may be referred to the Foodbank by agencies who are working with them, such as Citizens Advice, Sovereign Housing, Schools, or clients may contact the Foodbank directly on 01635 760560

If you would like to know more about the Foodbank and how you can get involved, please visit our website https://westberks.foodbank.org.uk/

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