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Volunteers needed for local pantry

Deal Area Foodbank is working with Your Local Pantry, and has developed a  site at the Welfare Club, Cowdray Square. The space has been developed with local tradesmen, and is expected to open fully at the end of February/beginning of March. We are appointing a  Pantry Coordinator shortly, and will then be actively recruiting  volunteers […]

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Coordinator needed for new local Pantry

Deal Area Emergency Foodbank is looking to appoint a Pantry Coordinator to lead the Pantry that will open in February/March 2024. Pantries soften the blow of high living costs and create the conditions for communities to grow and thrive by bringing people together around food. You can download background details, a person specification, and a […]

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Have you some marketing experience?

We are looking for someone who is able to help us promote projects linked to Deal Food Bank. You may already have some marketing experience, but the ability to feel comfortable using social media and other forums is desirable. This should not involve more than one hour each week and can be done from home […]

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Volunteers are the life blood of foodbanks

Your skills could be just what we need. We need your help in roles such as foodcentre outlets, our mobile van, the warehouse, and on food collection days. Like to join us? Download and complete a volunteer application form.  

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Warehouse refit

Many thanks to Cummins International who funded and sent a team to refit our warehouse, adding much-needed storage space – we now have enough for 6 tonnes of it! They also leveled up the shipping container, currently housing another 3 tonnes of stock.

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Deal Area Foodbank Facebook Group

Deal Area Foodbank has a Facebook Group which currently has just over 1300 members. We use the group to post information about the Foodbank or to cross post information about things that we hope are of interest to some of the group members Please consider joining the group and keep informed of Foodbank and other […]

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Update Shopping List – to reflect our current needs

Updated shopping list. If you are able please consider donating. If you are need of a little support in these tough times please call 01304 728428 or 07926 599439 or email us at [email protected] To keep up to date with our current needs and other Foodbank related information please consider joining our Facebook Deal Foodbank […]

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You’re Not Alone …

Please do not feel that you have to struggle on alone if your personal circumstances become extreme and you cannot cope. You’re Not Alone. An example of someone we have recently helped … Couple married with two young children. ” Before the pandemic, we felt so lucky… thinking about buying our first house, and enjoying […]

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Deal Foodbank Current Operations Update

Deal Foodbank Current Operations Update   Demand for support is sadly rising, not just for food but also for help with fuel costs, and simply keeping warm. We are very lucky to have a lot of supporters/donors both individuals and organisations. Some of the current ways that we are able to support people are … […]

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BanktheFood Mobile Phone App

Deal Area Foodbank has signed up for this simple but effective Mobile Phone App. It allows us to highlight the items the Foodbank is currently running low of on a weekly basis and allows our supporters to easily keep up to date so they can donate what we currently need. We can then help people […]

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