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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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We need tinned soup!

Once upon a time we had over a year’s supply of tinned soup (and baked beans) but suddenly stocks are down to just a few weeks. Please help us to replenish our stock of this basic food item. (But please note that we do still have plenty of beans). Thank you.

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We have a new telephone number

The Foodbank Centre at Spring Lane South now has a land line. The telephone number is: 01684 564491 There is an answering machine for out of hours use. The previous mobile number will remain in use for a limited period.

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Over 30% increase in demand

We are shocked to report that the Foodbank provided 1963 food parcels to local people in the year ending 31 March 2019. This is an increase of 31% over the 1498 food parcels provided in the previous year. Over 700 went to children. We are however pleased to report that donations in food and in […]

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Bank Holidays 2019

As in previous years the Foodbank Centre will be closed on all Bank Holiday Mondays: Easter, May Day, Spring, Late Summer, and will be open all day on the following Tuesday, i.e. from 10:15 to 15:30

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Change to Tuesday Closing Time

With immediate effect, the Foodbank Centre closing time on Tuesday afternoons will be 15:30 (3:30pm) instead of 16:00 (4:00pm).

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Big Increase in People Helped

The last quarter of 2018 saw a big, 30%, increase in the number of 3-day food parcels distributed to Malvern Hills Foodbank clients. From October to December 2018 we provided 599 parcels, whereas in the same period in 2017 we provided 458 parcels. Thankfully this was matched by increased donations from the ever generous people […]

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Christmas & New Year Opening

The foodbank will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day. We will be open as usual on the mornings of Monday 24 Dec (Christmas Eve), Thursday 27 Dec, Monday 31 Dec (New Years Eve) and Thursday 3 Jan.

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Over 70 Christmas Boxes..

.. have been packed by a team of volunteers at the foodbank.  They will go to local families in need, as recommended by our referral agencies.  Each box contains basic foods and Christmas treats and will hopefully give some seasonal cheer to parents and children who are facing a crisis.  A big thank you to […]

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