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Latest shortages

Once again a big thank you to everyone who has donated over the last few weeks. The bags for life that have come in have been great – please keep them coming ? Our shortages are currently- Tinned carrots Tinned potatoes Small bags of sugar Dried potato Sponge puddings Non Bio washing tablets ( for […]

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A Huge Thank You

Thank you so much for your huge response to our request for donations for our Christmas Hampers. The response was amazing and these will be going out this week. With so much goodwill and support we have a fairly full warehouse at the moment, though we are in our busiest time of the year. The […]

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Christmas Hamper appeal

The people of Rutland have been very generous to the Rutland Foodbank during the Harvest Thanksgiving season. Thank you! We would like to ask for your help to enable us to provide Christmas Hampers to those in need to help them celebrate the Christmas period. Each year we provide more than 240 of these hampers […]

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Collection

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Low stocks

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Rutland Foodbank AGM Report 2018/19

Rutland Foodbank AGM was held on Tuesday, 4th June 2019. The report presented can be viewed here:  Foodbank AGM 2019  

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End of Year Stats 2018/19

Rutland Foodbank provided 1113 three day emergency food parcels to local people between April 2018 to March 2019. Of this number, 484 went to children.  The figures from Rutland Foodbank are a 31% increase on the same period last year. The local increase is primarily due to people struggling on low income, benefit delays and […]

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Thank You

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Spread the word this winter

It may only be early November, but the icy-chills of winter are already creeping their way in. The crisp air and icing-sugar like dusting on the leaves may be beautiful, but the reality of this time of year is sinister. For thousands of people in the UK, the end of summer marks the point where […]

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HARVEST 2018

Once again the food bank has benefited from bountiful harvest donations. Many thanks to all who contributed. As a result of this our shopping list is fairly small at present. The warehouse is full but realise there are still people who are in food poverty and perhaps don’t know of us or how to access […]

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