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Can we help?

Deal Area Foodbank helps and supports local people in need who are experiencing financial hardship. To find out how to get a Foodbank voucher click here and for information on where our outlets are and what day and time they open click here.

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Schools foodbank harvest

Schools in Deal, Sandwich and surrounding villages collected food and donations during Harvest Festival for the Foodbank. So far, donations from schools and churches alone have reached a staggering 2 tonnes.  Thank you to everyone who took the time and effort to do this, all donations are warmly received and very welcome. As the weather […]

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Harvest shopping list and a seasonal reminder

Please check the latest update to out most wanted list for Harvest. We are currently giving out double the amount of food we are receiving.  There are now 6 Food Outlets in Deal and surrounding areas. Providing items like shaving foam /razors/ tampons & cleaning products helps restore dignity. People need Foodbanks for many reasons; […]

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Help is here but we need your support

Volunteers last weekend collected food and financial donations from generous residents and visitors at Sainsbury’s in the town centre, to cheerful tunes courtesy of the Ukelele Rollers. Deal Area Foodbank Project Coordinator, Sheila Ward, with the Ukelele Rollers. Photo: Roger Brockbank The Trussell Trust’s network of more than 420 foodbanks, which Deal Area Foodbank is […]

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Deal Foodbank named Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year for 2019

  Deal Area Foodbank has been named Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year for the second year in a row. Between 1st July 2017 and 30th June 2018 people shopping at Sainsbury’s donated a total of £10,019. Sheila Ward, Foodbank coordinator said: “Thank you to everyone who donated to us in the last year, whether it […]

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Deal foodbank is giving double the amount it gets

Deal Area Emergency Foodbank now only has half the supplies it needs to help the destitute. Organisers say more donations are desperately needed as more people need their help. Manager Sheila Ward said: “We now have seven Foodbanks in Deal, Sandwich and the surrounding villages, and are giving out double the amount of food we […]

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Still Urgently Needed

Whole milk (longlife) Pasta sauce (jars) Custard (pkts/tins) Tinned potatoes/pkts mash Tinned fish Juice/squash Ketchup/ Brown Sauce Washing up liquid Cleaning products Deodorant Shaving foam/gel Thank you for caring

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Urgent Appeal: Please Read

We are desperately short of the following items: Long life Milk, Full Cream & Semi Skimmed, Custard, Toiletries, Tinned Fruit, Ketchup & Brown Sauce, Squash, Fruit Juice, Desserts, Sponge Puddings, Tinned Potatoes If you can, please donate items in your local Foodbank Collection point.

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New Foodbank Distribution Centre

A new Foodbank distribution centre will open on Wednesday 4th July at the Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal between 1600-1800. We already have  a group of volunteers willing to work here but more are always welcome. Please contact Sheila on 01304 728428 if you are interested.

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Weekend Collection

Final Sainsbury weekend collection for Charity of the Year is 1/2 June, with live music on both days … aiming to collect a  lot of money!

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