6 Jun 18
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.
6 Jun 18
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 […]
8 May 18
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 […]
8 May 18
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 […]
11 Mar 18
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 […]
11 Mar 18
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 […]
24 Jan 18
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!
1 Jan 18
A date for the diary. Please come along and support our quiz night on Friday February 16th. More details in due course.
20 Dec 17
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 […]
6 Sep 17
We are delighted to announce that we have secured a grant from the Big Lottery Fund. This will allow us to purchase equipment for the warehouse which will increase our efficiency and take us closer to being able to set up distribution of food parcels from the St James Church site. This is dependent on […]