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Open Again

Following a short break in October, North Plymouth Foodbank is now fully open subject to Covid-Safe Procedures. Tuesdays 10am – 12noon and Fridays 1.30pm – 4pm Some of our current Covid-Safe procredures are detailed below, but please follow any instructions given by our volunteers. If you are showing any symptoms of Covid19, or if you […]

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Provision of food parcels from Tue 4 Aug to Tue 1 Sep (inc)

  IMPORTANT NOTICE  From Tue 4 Aug to Tue 1 Sep (inc)  We are available for collection of food parcels, on behalf of clients, by Support Agencies only. We will not be open between 1000-1200 on a Tue or Thu during this period. Collection is by appointment, please call 07759 258889 to arrange. Telephone line is open between 11am-4pm […]

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Newsletter – Jul 2020

Hi everyone. Welcome to our first Newsletter. We aim to be able to publish it on a regular basis with news of all things ‘North Plymouth Foodbank’ – that regular basis yet to be decided. If you would like to go on our Newsletter mailing list.  Please email us with ‘Add to Newsletter Mailing List’ […]

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We Are Open – Thank you for your Support

All of our team would like to say a massive thank you to everyone for your kind wishes, support, food donations (via Asda and Tesco Roborough) and money donations over the past couple of weeks whilst we have been temporily closed. Our opening hours are as before:- Tue and Thu between 1000-1200. We do have […]

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We are temporarily closed until Tue 21 Apr.

Hello everyone We hope we find you well. Unfortunately, we have had to temporarily close.  This is effective immediately until Tue 21 Apr. We have taken this very difficult decision to enable us to reassess our operating procedures during the ongoing Covid-19 situation.  This will give us the opportunity to be able to plan and […]

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Latest Update to our Operating Procedures and Precautions due to Co-vid19

Hi everyone, We thought we ought to give you a bit of an update from us here at North Plymouth Foodbank, in Estover, on how we are operating and what measures we are putting in place during this almost daily, if not hourly change in guidance in relation to Covid19. The Trussell Trust are continually […]

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Food banks in 2017: Change is Possible

Read the new report Emergency Use Only II  Three years ago, CPAG and the Trussell Trust were among the organisations who published Emergency Use Only, one of the first pieces of research to shed light on the drivers of the enormous increases in food bank use that we have seen this decade. We found that the […]

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UK foodbank use continues to rise

UK foodbank use continues to rise as new report highlights growing impact of Universal Credit rollout on foodbanks. Over 1,182,000 three day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis in past year – 436,000 to children New report on Universal Credit reveals adverse side effects on people claiming and foodbanks providing help The Trussell […]

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Almost half of people referred to foodbanks at risk of going cold as well as hungry this winter

New data from charity’s Fuel Bank scheme suggests families on pre-payment meters face cold and hunger this winter Foodbanks face busiest winter as new data suggests half of all people needing support from foodbanks are on pre-pay meters Schemes like Fuel Banks getting immediate help to people in crisis However, survey of 410+ foodbanks suggests […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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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