News

New distribution centre opening: Friday January 24th 2020

Our new distribution centre at Hightown Community Resource Centre opens this week. The list of our satellites is now: Distribution Satellites: Monday           1.30-3pm         Bradley Road Baptist Church, 104 Bradley Road, LL13 7TP Tuesday           2-3.30pm         St Mark’s Church, Bryn Eglwys, Caia Park, LL13 9LA Wednesday     10-12               Gwersyllt Congregational Church, Hope Street, Gwersyllt, LL11 4NT Wednesday     3-4.15pm         […]

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CHRISTMAS FOOD BOXES: news

Just a small sample of the nearly 600 Christmas Food boxes we have prepared and are distributing to local people in need in the Wrexham area. A huge thanks to everyone who has donated items to us and also to our wonderful volunteers who have wrapped and filled the boxes and transported them too Thanks […]

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FESTIVE PERIOD OPENING HOURS

WAREHOUSE WILL BE OPEN THIS FRIDAY DECEMBER 20TH BETWEEN 10am and 3pm TO RECEIVE DONATIONS. IT WILL THEN BE CLOSED UNTIL FIRDAY JANUARY 3RD . IT IS NOT  OPEN ON EITHER CHRISTMAS EVE or NEW YEARS EVE AFTER THIS FRIDAY ALL OUR DISTRIBUTION SITES WILL ALSO BE CLOSED UNTIL FRIDAY JANUARY 3RD. These closures reflect a […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar donations: Warehouse opening times update

We are aware that many folk have intimated their interest in supporting Wrexham Foodbank through collecting for us using a Reverse Advent Calendar. We are also aware that it may be difficult for people to bring these donations to us due to their work commitments. We are therefore opening the warehouse THIS Saturday November 30th […]

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Wrexham FC supporters: a draw on the pitch but winners off it

Although the fans of Wrexham FC didn’t see their team win against Yeovil on November 23rd ( a 3-3 draw) they certainly showed their support for Wrexham foodbank. Fans were asked to bring donations before the match and a total of 389 kilograms was donated together with a substantial cash donation. So a BIG thank […]

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Tesco Christmas collection 2019: another wonderful response from the public

On Thursday November 21st until Saturday November 23rd we held our annual pre-Christmas collection in Tesco Extra Wrexham and Tesco Cefn Mawr. Ably supported by Ali and Sian the in-store Community Champions our wonderful team of volunteers engaged with the customers in both locations and gathered in over 3000kgs of donated food! In Wrexham 2070 […]

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COMMUNITY | FOODBANK COLLECTION VS YEOVIL TOWN ON 23RD NOVEMBER

Wrexham AFC have teamed up with Wrexham Foodbank to hold their annual ‘bring a tin’ collection before the home game against Yeovil Town on 23rd November, 3pm kick off. There will be two collection points around the ground -: club shop in front of the bkoncepts stand and outside the Hays Travel Stand from 1:30pm […]

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Stark statistics from the Trussell Trust

Steepest increase in people needing food banks for past five years as number of food parcels given out soars 23% As the General Election nears, the Trussell Trust is calling for politicians of all parties to pledge to protect people from hunger by ensuring everyone has enough money for the basics. The charity reports more […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2019: November please not December!!

It’s that time of year again as we pass through Harvest time towards Christmas. We would be delighted if folk want to do a reverse Advent Calendar for us again but remember we prefer if this is done in NOVEMBER and donations brought to us in early December so we can get our Christmas Food […]

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What’s happening this week? Tesco Cefn Mawr and change to opening time

This weekend we have a 2 day food collection in Tesco Cefn Mawr. This is an ad hoc collection but still allows us to collect food and toiletry donations over and above the in store collection bin that is always there. Our team will be there Friday 09.30 till 16.00 and Saturday 09.30 till 17.00. […]

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