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Christmas/New Year Update

Please contact Deal Foodbank on 01304 728428 for assistance over the Christmas and New Year period when our normal referral agencies are not open (please leave a message if no answer and we will get back to you). No Foodbank session at St Richards next week (Tue 28th) but there is a Foodbank session at […]

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THANKS to all our supporters from large and small businesses in the Deal area

Sainsburys Coop Aldi Deal With It Men’s Style by Aaron Maxteds Barkened Hut 55 Margheritas Walmer Fish and Chips Pop up Cafe We are also so grateful to the local churches in Deal and Sandwich, who maintain their donations throughout the year We are now able to give phone vouchers to those who are unable […]

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You’re Not Alone

We are trying to publicise what we do as a Foodbank and to show more up to date relevant local information for people who may benefit from it. Many people are finding themselves in a difficult financial position as a result of the COVID Pandemic. The Foodbank is here to help you – please don’t […]

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Reopening Today – Friday 3rd December – Trinity Church Distribution Centre, Deal

We are delighted to announce that the Trinity Church Distribution Centre, Deal is reopening today from 10.00 till 12.00 This will now be open every Friday 10.00 till 12.00 Please feel free to share this information via social media or by contacting local friends and family. Vouchers can be obtained by phoning any of the […]

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Christmas Collection at Sainsburys, Deal

9.30 to 14.00 Saturday 18th December 2021 We will be collecting for the Foodbank inside the store – so please come and donate if you can. The Foodbank relies on the local community to supports it’s work within the local community. We will have a list of food and household items that we will collect […]

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Three New Trustees Needed

Deal Foodbank is looking for new Trustees to join the current team of five to assist it in its exciting and expanding plans for 2022, serving the people of Deal and the surrounding areas. We are looking for the following Trustees : Three New Board Members preferably with experience in Retail, Marketing or Networking within […]

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All food distribution to be by home delivery

All the Deal Area Foodbank distribution centres are closed until further notice and all food distribution will be by home delivery. If you are in quarantine or self-isolation and have no one to shop for you and need food to be delivered to you, please email [email protected] or call 01304 728428. Deliveries will normally be […]

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Food parcels given out soars 23%

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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Businesses and residents rally round Deal Foodbank

Deal businesses and residents are working hard to help the town’s Foodbank provide food and household basics to residents of Deal, Sandwich and surrounding villages. Following a recent story in the Mercury about food shortages at the Foodbank, the staff at Nationwide got together and agreed to have a food collection bin in the branch […]

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Trussell Trust wins OFM outstanding achievement award

Trussell Trust isn’t entirely thrilled at having won Observer Food Monthly’s Outstanding Achievement for 2017. “Obviously, awards can be quite difficult, can’t they?” says Mark Ward, the charity’s interim CEO. “… it’s terrible and it’s not terrible because it  means now there are 300 places where if somebody’s struggling they can go to. So we […]

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