News – 01/09/21
Client numbers are up again, which may continue for the time being. We are going back to two sessions, Tuesdays as well as Fridays from Tuesday 14th September. See the Contact us page.
Today one of our lovely volunteers collected grapefruit, apples, cheese, eggs, cheese spread and oat milk from Fareshare in Honiton for this Friday. We have also had a Sainsbury delivery last Friday from GiveFood, a lovely charity that gives food to Food Banks. The Lidl supermarket will usually have fresh bread and pastries on a Friday for us to add to our fresh veg and fruit shopping. Our cup runneth over! We are happy to be able to give an increasing amount of fresh foods as well as the processed foods we get in the donation boxes. This makes for a healthier diet for our client families.
Coronavirus from 19th July
- Social distancing will continue, and those collecting food will be given appointment times, to avoid the risk of crowding.
- Food will still be delivered to homes for those unable to travel.
- Our volunteers will continue to wear masks while packing
The Foodbank will always help individuals and families, who are struggling financially, to meet the demands of daily living. We have our own community support team. Also, The Childrens Centre, East Devon District Council, Sid Valley Help, Gateway and many more agencies are available. No-one should be without the help needed to get through this present crisis, however young or old. Our More Help page has contact details for all these organisations.
We usually need regular dry stock essentials. Our Shopping List page shows the main goods we give to our clients, and includes a list of particular shortages. Our Donate Cash page shows ways you can give money if you prefer. As always, we thank you for your help, in whatever form it takes.
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