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Harvest 2021

The foodbank has been very fortunate during the recent pandemic in that people have been very generous with food donations. We often get a surge in donations around Harvest celebration time, but this year we are pretty well stocked with most items. If you are planning a Harvest Food Collection, please could you send the […]

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Cricklade Foodbank Centre

We are pleased to announce that the Cricklade Foodbank Centre will be reopening on Friday August 6th at the Jenner Hall, Bath Road, Cricklade. This is another step on the road back to normal operations, and so the home deliveries that have been taking place during the lockdown conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic will come […]

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Summer Holiday Food Project

Today the Foodbank supplied Summer Holiday Food Parcels to families to help cover meals for children during the summer holiday. This year 81 families in the North Wilts area from Cricklade to Luckington came to our distribution points to collect their parcels. Summer holidays can be a difficult time for families when the regular support […]

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Malmesbury Foodbank Centre- June 28th

As of June 28th 2021, clients with vouchers can now visit the Malmesbury Foodbank Distribution Centre for the collection of food parcels without an appointment. One client at a time will be able to enter the foodbank at the United Reformed Church in West Street to collect their supplies during the opening times of Mondays […]

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Malmesbury Distribution Centre re-opening 3rd May 2021

After over a year of being closed, the Malmesbury Foodbank Distribution Centre will re-open on Monday May 3rd for the collection of food parcels. Over the last year, willing volunteers have been delivering food parcels to those in need, but with the easing of restrictions, we are now re-opening in a limited way. All Malmesbury […]

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Cricklade Scouts Sleep-Out 12th February 2021

It’s not been warm recently, but that didn’t stop more than 40 members of Cricklade Scouts, Explorers, Cubs and Beavers from sleeping rough to raise funds for three local charities, including Malmesbury and District Foodbank. Because they couldn’t meet up to do it all together, they used their own back gardens and built their own […]

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January 4th 2021

With the announcement this evening of another Lockdown, the Malmesbury & District Foodbank will still be providing food to those households in need. The Foodbank centres remain closed to visitors, but we will continue to deliver food parcels whenever and where-ever needed in our area. In the run up to Christmas we were wonderfully supported […]

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Support for families in school holidays

Despite the recent politics, the Malmesbury & District Food Bank is here & helping to feed many struggling local families every single week. Donations are always welcome, Money & Food gifts, but please check the website or glance at the signs on our Supermarket collection points for guidance on our preferences. So many families are […]

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Thank you for your support

The Malmesbury and District Foodbank is very grateful for the generosity of everyone who is currently supporting the Foodbank at this difficult time. Food has continued to be donated and funds have been raised to support the Foodbank. Here’s one little pop-up collection point that appeared in Common Road recently. Thank you so much.

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Triathlete completes Ironman in his back garden.

On Sunday April 19th, Triathlete Richard Groome swam 2.4 miles (tethered) in a paddling pool, rode 112 miles on a Wattbike and ran 26.2 miles around his garden in Lea to raise money for Malmesbury and District Foodbank. Richard started at 7am and completed the task at 9pm. Although it was a nice day for […]

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