18 Sep 18
I am sure you are aware of the vital part Foodbanks are playing in our society at the moment. Thirteen million people live below the poverty line in the UK with individuals going hungry every day for a variety of reasons from benefit delays to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. Your […]
13 Sep 18
There may be a perception that all our clients at the Foodbank are there because of benefit delays. Whilst this is partly true, it is not always the case. Here are a few examples of those caught up in circumstances beyond their control who rely on us to provide them with food until things […]
27 Jun 18
Another very welcome donation from Unite . A huge thank you to all concerned for their generosity – it is much appreciated. Here is the moment Kevin came in to the warehouse to hand over a cheque for £1500, ably supported on either side by Diane and Helen.
26 Jun 18
Taunton Foodbank is excited to announce that we are recruiting! The foodbank is seeking to appoint a part-time (10 hours per week) Administrative Assistant. The job description can be found here. The successful applicant will provide administrative support to the Manager of Taunton Foodbank. Taunton Foodbank is affiliated to the Trussell Trust and works with […]
22 Jun 18
Our colleagues in Langport will be moving. From 11 July they will be found at the Ridgeway Hall, Stacey’s Court, Langport TA10 9PQ. They will be open Wednesday afternoons from 2-4pm.
13 May 18
The coffee morning at Buckland St Mary church raised an amazing £195 from the coffee donations and raffle. We say a massive thank you to all involved, including the hosts Neil and Kathy Arnold and Sam Mayled-Pillay. The funds raised will be put to very good use and make a huge difference to […]
4 May 18
These photos reflect the culmination of much hard work from all those that took part and organised the 30th Swimathon this year. An amazing £5028.62 was donated to the Taunton Foodbank for which many many thanks. Read the full article in the Somerset County Gazette.
24 Apr 18
A record 4900 emergency food supplies given to local people in last year, Taunton Foodbank reveals Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, 4900 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Taunton Foodbank, compared to 4356 in the previous year. Of this number, 1837 went to […]
18 Apr 18
2 Mar 18
To our great regret, the adverse weather conditions mean that we will be unable to open the Foodbank today (Friday 2 March). We hope to be back in business as usual on Tuesday 6 March. There will be emergency winter provision in Taunton for the homeless.