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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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Household Support Fund – Still Available

Household Support Fund – Still Available DDC have allocated money to Deal Foodbank to help people in our local community who are struggling financially over the Winter months to afford food and energy for their family. This is a grant to cover mainly food, warmth, energy. You need to apply for assistance through our linked agencies/referrers Citizens […]

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Deal Area Foodbank are having a promotion month.

Deal Area Foodbank are having a promotion month. Look out for us in Deal precinct every Saturday in June 2022 (from 10.00 till 12.00). We will have information on how to access us and how to donate. Please come and talk to us to find out what we do … both how we can help […]

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Could you help …

We have recently extended our volunteer days to include Monday and Friday due to the high demand for help we are now experiencing. Demand has more or less doubled recently. This means that we would love to have more volunteers to help at the warehouse especially on Friday including drivers for our van. Volunteers work […]

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Food Distribution Sessions Restarting from 1st March 2022

We are pleased to be able to announce that our distribution sessions will be restarting from 1st March 2022 St Richards Church, 165 Mill Hill, Deal, CT14 9JR – Tuesdays 12.00 till 14.00 Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, CT14 6EA – Fridays 10.00 till 12.00 The ‘Community Matters’ Mobile Foodbank will be starting service from […]

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Exciting News – Project ‘Community Matters’ our Mobile Foodbank Goes Live from 1st March 2022

We have recently bought a large van and had it converted to create a Mobile Foodbank. This has been funded by very kind financial donations alongside some large grants – for which we are very grateful. Thank you one and all. This will allow us to travel out to all parts of our local area […]

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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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Household Support Fund – help with food, heating and energy needs

Household Support Fund DDC have allocated money to Deal Foodbank to help people in our local community who are struggling financially over the Winter months to afford food and energy for their family. This is a grant to cover mainly food, warmth, energy. You need to apply for assistance through our linked agencies/referrers Citizens Advice 01304202442 (if […]

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Changes to Foodbank Operation due to Covid

Due to the current Covid situation Deal Foodbank has decided to return to a delivery only service. This is to keep our volunteers and those using the Foodbank as safe as possible. This will start from 1st January 2022 (Happy New Year to you all). You will still need to obtain a Foodbank voucher … […]

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Sainsbury’s Collection Update

We would like to say a massive thank you to so many people for your generosity, Christmas and community spirit ! Thank you to Sainsbury’s Deal for hosting us, Thank you to Sainsbury’s customers and people that came down to see us, Thank you to all of our volunteers, Thank you to Pam and Keith […]

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