21 Dec 22
On Thursday 15th December we welcomed Ben Prater of Wiltshire Radio to the Distribution Centre in Malmesbury, to highlight the rise in clients asking for support. Whilst there, Ben talk to Matt Weihs, who is wearing an Elf’s costume for the whole of December to raise money for the Foodbank. He also talked to a […]
21 Dec 22
This year, with tremendous support from countless unknown donors, we have delivered 89 Christmas Hampers to clients across North Wiltshire who have visited one of our centres in recent months. We hope that these hampers will help to give clients a good Christmas.
1 Dec 22
The Malmesbury Centre has seen a big increase in clients this Autumn and to give greater flexibility, we have added a Tuesday evening session for those who find it difficult to visit during the day. The session will be on Tuesday evening from 18:30 – 19:30.
1 Dec 22
To cope with the increasing number of clients form the Purton area, we have opened a centre at the Purton Methodist Church on Friday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30. Clients will need to be referred to be able to receive a foodparcel. Please contact the Foodbank for further details.
11 Apr 22
The Malmesbury and District Foodbank opened in 2014 and we are most grateful for the support and encouragement that the United Reformed Church has given the Foodbank during this time, not least, as they gave the charity a ‘home’ in which to be based. We are now embarking on the next stage of developing the […]
23 Dec 21
The Malmesbury and District Foodbank is very grateful to everyone who has donated to the Foodbank this Christmas, whether it has been food or financial donations. We have had a really tremendous response to our appeal and every single donation is truly appreciated. With the generous donations that we have received we have been able […]
7 Nov 21
As usual we will be assembling Christmas Hampers for our clients, and we would welcome donations of the following items: Family size Christmas puddings Tins of salmon Small Christmas cakes or stollen Christmas chocolates and sweets – suitable for adults or children Family size packs of biscuits Shortbread Jars of Chutney Cheese biscuits/crackers Instant Hot […]
15 Sep 21
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 […]
31 Jul 21
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 […]
24 Jul 21
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 […]