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Tuesday Opening – starts next week

It’s here. Our Tuesday Opening Trial starts on 12 September and will run for an initial 6 months. The Foodbank Centre in Spring Lane South will be open from 1pm to 3pm every Tuesday for food distribution and food donations.

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Tuesday opening – coming soon

Starting on 12 September 2017, the Foodbank will open on every Tuesday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm. We hope this additional opening time will be helpful to clients who may find our Monday and Thursday morning sessions difficult to attend. This opening will be for a trial period of six months.

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We are open on 29 August

As Monday 28 August is a public holiday the foodbank will be closed but will be open on Tuesday 30 August from 10:15 to 12:45.

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We are open on 30 May

As Monday 29 May is a public holiday the foodbank will be closed and instead will open on Tuesday 30 May for clients and donations

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1456 Food Parcels

were distributed by Malvern Hills foodbank in 2016 to help 866 adults and 590 children in crisis. This was little changed from 2015, so we continue to need your donations of food and non-food items to help our fellow citizens put food on the table. Thank you for all you do for the foodbank.

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Tyler’s Advent Box

Tyler Willis, aged 9, decided that instead of enjoying her own Advent Calendar and opening a door each day, leading up to Christmas, she would do something to help those who might not be enjoying that time of year. Instead, she decorated a cardboard box with brightly coloured Christmas designs and started a collection of […]

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Reaching out to people in food poverty at Christmas time

Christmas can be a very difficult time for people on low incomes as budgets are stretched even tighter with present buying and festive goods and activities. Thanks to the generosity of the people of Malvern Hills District, including the recent influx of food from harvest festivals, Malvern Hills Foodbank is well stocked. We are keen […]

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Collection at Morrison’s exceeds records

On Saturday 23rd July a team from the foodbank collected over 700kg of food and non-food items from generous shoppers at Morrison’s, Malvern Retail Park. The collection was prompted by shortages in the warehouse of a number of items and the shopping list given to customers listed these in priority order. Previous collections at local […]

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Over 1500 Food Parcels Distributed in 2015/16

Picking Area and Warehouse 70%

1514 three day or more emergency food parcels were provided to local people by Malvern Hills Foodbank in the 2015/16 financial year; of this number 676 went to children. In 2014/15 we provided 1657 food parcels so this is a small but welcome drop in demand. Nationwide, Trussell Trust foodbanks provided over one million three-day […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

Food sorting - pasta and tins boxes large

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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