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COVID-19 UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2020

Although Lockdown has ended nationally Covid-19 is still a risk to clients, staff, volunteers and donors. We also share the building with 2 other organisations. Therefore, we are continuing with our ‘Delivery Only’ model. If you need help please visit the Get Help pages on this website. If you wish to help please visit the […]

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Covid-19 Update 20 May 2020

While there are measures in place to slow down the rate of infection of Covid-19 we will continue to support people who lack the funds to buy food differently than previous to the outbreak. Instead of seeing people face to face we will continue to do deliveries only. Instead of 3-day parcels providing 10 meals […]

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Covid-19 Update 24-04-2020

While the Covid-19 crisis lasts we will be delivering emergency food parcels only for people who lack the funds to buy food and need our support. We will not be giving emergency parcels directly to clients from The George Whitefield Centre. The referral agencies will let us know when someone needs our help and will […]

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Easter Covid-19 Update

We will be open tomorrow Friday 10 April from 12 noon until 3pm for people who lack funds to buy food and needing our support. If you need our support and are unable to come to the Foodbank because you are unwell or need to self-isolate we may be able to offer delivery but we […]

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 25 MARCH 2020

Following recent announcements by the UK government we can confirm that we are still open normal hours and you can find these on the Locations page of this website. However, we are offering a reduced service as we are no longer able to give fuel vouchers. Basic food & toiletry parcels will only be offered. […]

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Coronavirus

At present we are open normal hours and you can find these times on this website. However due to the Covid-19 crisis, our service is reduced. We will not be offering refreshments to our visitors/clients, parcels will be pre-made and handed to clients from the reception door. We are still applying for fuel vouchers on […]

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Gloucester Foodbank AGM 2020

Our AGM this year will be held on 10th February at 7:30pm in Mariner’s Hall on Llanthony Road, Gloucester GL2 5QT

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Tesco Neighbourhood Collection

This year we took part again in the annual 3 day Tesco Neighbourhood Collection. We were supported by volunteers from Lloyds; Red Cross; The Town Planners; EDF Energy; Riverside Housing; The Air Cadets & Sea Cadets; staff from Tesco Quedgeley and volunteers from the Foodbank to help us collect the donations. Once again we were […]

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Harvest 2019

Harvest Festival is an important time for us to build our reserves and this year we received more than in previous years at just over 9.6 tonnes of donations from Schools, Churches & other organisations. Thank you to everyone that donated.

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I WANTED TO GIVE SOMETHING BACK

Last week we received an email from someone who wished to ask for donations for Gloucester Foodbank instead of gifts for a significant birthday. The reason was that the daughter and grandchildren needed our support last year and in the words of the parent ‘I felt I wanted to give something back for the kindness […]

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