News

ASDA collaboration with Trussell Trust & Fairshare

At this years National Foodbank Conference, held on May 17th in Dudley, more details of the ASDA collaboration were announced. In monetary terms this equates to £9 million pounds over 3 years to ensure sustainability of Foodbanks as the demand for food and other support increases. All Foodbanks will be eligible to apply for grants […]

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Welcome to our first employee! Sally Ellinson

After several months of deliberation and juggling of finances the Trustees of Wrexham Foodbank are delighted to be able to employ a paid Project Manager! It is with also with pleasure that we welcome Sally Ellinson into the role, a position she has been undertaking in a volunteer capacity for many months.

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Volunteers Afternoon Tea

It was a pleasure to host an afternoon tea for our volunteers on June 4th 2018. Here is a message from Sally Ellinson after the event: Dear Volunteers Thank you to all who came to the Afternoon Tea on Monday, I hope you had a great time. For those of you who couldn’t make it […]

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News on our supermarket collections and collaborations: Sainsburys and ASDA

Once again the customers of Tesco Wrexham Extra store have shown their support for Wrexham Foodbank. At our in store collection on Friday April 27th a fantastic 635.5 kilos of food was donated to us and we received much needed supplies of UHT milk, tinned meat, tinned rice pudding and coffee! On Saturday May 5th […]

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A busy year 2017-18: an update on our activity

Wrexham Foodbank … More Than Food!   This week Wrexham Foodbank and The Trussell Trust released their end of year statistics. During 2017-18 2013 three-day food parcels were given out by Wrexham Foodbank feeding 4252 people, including 1292 children. The Foodbank is run entirely by volunteers and all the food (over 33,000kg) was donated by […]

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Core funding secured for 6 months: Community Foundation in Wales

  We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in a bid to Comic Relief / The Community Foundation in Wales  (www.cfiw.org.uk) for core funding towards the costs incurred by our warehouse operations. This is in addition to the funding already received from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme which paid for the […]

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Succesful Quiz Night

Our first Wrexham Foodbank Quiz night was held on February 23rd in Wrexham Lager Social Club. With nearly ninety people attending a great night was had with enormous thanks to Pete our wonderful quizmaster who kept the brain cells working and to the social club for hosting the event. Thanks too to everyone who donated […]

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FOODBANK QUIZ NIGHT: new date February 23rd 2018 at 8.30pm

Sorry about any confusion but we are now holding our quiz night in Wrexham Lager Club on Friday February 23rd. £1 entry per person ideally teams of 6 people maximum. Raffle also being held. Come along and support us and have some fun!

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NEW EVENT: QUIZ NIGHT Friday, February 16th 2018

A date for the diary. Please come along and support our quiz night on Friday February 16th. More details in due course.

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Amazing generosity and hard work!

A huge thank you to everyone who has donated food and monies to Wrexham Foodbank over the past few weeks. We have had an unprecedented response to our Christmas appeal from individuals; supermarket customers; local businesses and other organisations. Our dedicated team of volunteers have somehow managed to keep going, not just keeping up with […]

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