Stock Shortages for May 2016
Our Warehouse Team advises that we would appreciate your help with
Fruit Juice (Long Life), Instant Mash & Deodorant please.
More Volunteers now needed
If you'd like to help us meet the needs in your community, we’d love you to join our team.
Vodafone : "Charity at Christmas" event
The CCT Team at Vodafone contributed donations weighing 172.8kg, the equivalent of 156 meals for those in crisis need. We were able to distribute extras, and give some Christmas treats which our clients much appreciated.
"My Apple Juice" donation of juice pouches
"My Apple Juice" brought 55 pouches to West Berks Food Bank - this is the equivalent of 220 glass bottles (750 ml) of apple juice ...
Park House School
We are grateful to Park House School, for having collected a splendid 105.7kgs of food for our warehouse.
More Harvest donations - from Castle School
The Castle School (Donnington) have donated to the Foodbank, two trolley loads of food in beautifully crafted, painted and decorated boxes, together with a photo of the class.
Well done Castle School!
Thank you for your support.
Harvest Festival donations
Many local churches, schools and community groups have generously given their Harvest collections to West Berks Foodbank again.
Charity Cake Bake-Off at Adobe
Adobe employees in Maidenhead, led by Dani Durrant, baked delicious cakes, cheesecakes and muffins and sold them to their colleagues ...
A grateful recipient of food recently gave us this letter of thanks
A big thank you to all the generous Tesco shoppers at the Superstore and Extra Store in Newbury who donated a fantastic amount of food last week.
Many thanks also to the excellent teams of volunteers ...
Lambourn Valley joins West Berks Foodbank
We are delighted to report that Lambourn Valley Foodbank Centre has now joined with West Berks Foodbank. See centre panel for details of location and times of opening.
Tesco shoppers respond generously
A fantastic 2258.7kg of food was donated by generous shoppers from 4 Tesco stores during the recent 3 day National Tesco collection.
Triteq supports the West Berks Foodbank
Food stocks were recently supplemented by Hungerford company, Triteq, after they had organised a companywide promotion of West Berks Foodbank.
Recipe Cards : A new initiative
We are pleased to be launcing a new initiative, Recipe Cards.
It is hoped that these will enable our recipients of emergency food parcels to make the best use of the items given.
Warehouse expands into another unit!
As the need for food supplies at our foodbank centres increases, we need more space for our stocks.
New racking is being filled with boxes of sorted & date-checked food items.
Daphne with our "Collections" and "Distributions" Van
We have been given a van by Swift Couriers. It's working hard collecting donated food, and making vital deliveries to our Foodbank Centres in Hungerford, Newbury and Thatcham.
The new Foodbank App for smartphones
West Berks Foodbank is pleased to announce that the Foodbank App is now live. Available from your App Store right now! Our latest Shopping List included.
Volunteer Training in Thatcham
Our West Berks Foodbank depends upon many willing volunteers to carry out the essential tasks. This photo is of a volunteer training session in Thatcham. Maybe you could be a volunteer too ?
West Berks Foodbank - feeding local people in crisis
13 million people live below the poverty line in the UK.
Our foodbank provides a minimum of 3 days emergency food and support to local people in crisis
West Berks Foodbank is part of a national network of foodbanks
We are one of over 400 foodbanks providing emergency food to people in crisis nationwide...
Get involved with West Berks Foodbank
Your support helps stop local people going hungry. From fundraising to supermarket collections, to sorting to PR, there are dozens of ways you can get involved...