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Demand Doubles in Two Years

In the year ending 30th September 2020 Malvern Hills Foodbank provided a record 3,420 food parcels to local people in crisis. This is almost 900 more than in the previous year and more than double the amount distributed in 2017 – 2018. We also distributed over 8,000kg of food to local charities, including Maggs Day […]

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Foodbank Centre is now Delivery Only

From 3 August 2020 the FOODBANK CENTRE in Spring Lane South will operate as “DELIVERY ONLY”. Deliveries will be made on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Clients who wish to collect their food parcels may go to LYTTELTON WELL in Church Street which is operating as “COLLECTION ONLY” or to UPTON UPON SEVERN BAPTIST CHURCH in […]

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Welcome Community Action…

…and thank you British Gas. This week Community Action Malvern & District took over the Foodbank deliveries from Spring Court. They have replaced the British Gas engineers who have been called back to their proper jobs. We are hugely grateful to the engineers who delivered most of the 169 emergency food parcels issued to clients […]

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Lyttelton Well is Open

Lyttelton Well in Church St Malvern is open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm for donations of food and for the distribution of food parcels. As with the foodbank centre, they can accept and process voucher requests sent by email, including code-only vouchers from Fortis Living. Donors and clients are asked to knock on the […]

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We Can Deliver

Malvern Hills Foodbank is pleased to announce that, from Monday 27 April, we will deliver food parcels to clients instead of requiring collection from the foodbank centre. This is the result of a national agreement between Trussell Trust and British Gas, whereby British Gas engineers, in their vans, will collect food parcels from the foodbank […]

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Upton Upon Severn

As the school is closing because of coronavirus restrictions, the foodbank distribution centre is moving from Riverboats to the Baptist Church in Old Street. This centre will be open Mon – Fri, 10am – 3pm.

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CORONAVIRUS

We are introducing some special measures at the foodbank centre to help deal with the coronavirus restictions: No more than two clients in reception, Please wait outside if possible, Food and hygiene parcels will be pre-packed with standard items and handed over at the door, We will not provide freezer or fridge items: fresh milk, […]

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Easter Eggs

Last year we received lots of Easter eggs but many came too late to be distributed. So if you are planning to donate Easter treats, PLEASE put them in a collection box or bring them to the foodbank centre before 2nd April and earlier if possible. THANK YOU.

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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OPENING

The foodbank centre in Spring Lane South will be open on Monday 23rd December as usual, but will be closed on Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) and Thursday 26th December (Boxing Day). The foodbank centre will be open on Monday 30th December and on Thursday 2nd January as usual, but will be closed on Tuesday […]

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SHOCKING 65% INCREASE IN PEOPLE NEEDING HELP FROM THE FOODBANK

Malvern Hills Foodbank has seen a massive, 65%, increase in emergency food distribution in its operating year ending 30 September 2019. In this period the foodbank distributed 2,545 food parcels, through vouchers issued by local referral agencies, in comparison with 1,542 in the year ending 30 September 2018. This averages to almost 50 parcels per […]

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