News

Well done John and Carol!

Just to update you on the staggering achievement of John and Carol who were running two 10ks to raise funds for us – the first one was in Bristol and they have now run the second in Taunton last Sunday. They even managed to shave four minutes or so off the Bristol one a week […]

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Harvest Festival Shopping List

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Trussell Trust Press Release September 2021

Taunton Foodbank asks local people to write to Rebecca Pow MP as new research shows 1.2m people fear they will be forced to skip meals if UK government cuts Universal Credit payments this October New report from the Trussell Trust also shows 1.3m people fear being unable to heat their homes this winter if the […]

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Harvest Festival Appeal 2021

    If your school, church or community group is interested in arranging a harvest collection for Taunton Foodbank, please get in touch on: [email protected] Please title your email ‘Harvest 2021’. At this time, we are unsure about doing many face-to-face talks and assemblies. We are watching carefully to see how the coming weeks go […]

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Empowering Women course

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Universal Credit cut

Over the coming weeks, people claiming Universal Credit will receive notifications about a cut to their benefits this autumn. Benefits experts at Citizens Advice, which is campaigning against the cut, set out what this means for claimants. When will the cut happen? As it stands, the government is set to reduce benefits by £20 a […]

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BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

Please note that we will not be open this Bank Holiday Monday.  Normal service will be resumed on Tuesday 31 August.  Have a great week-end.

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Healthy Mum courses

Here are details of upcoming Healthy Mums courses Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership – SASP for the autumn term. All of those of you who are pregnant or new mums are welcome.  

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National Citizen Services

The lovely people at Nationalcitizen Ncs came along on Friday 13 (lucky for us) and donated 61.8 kgs of food. As always, we are so grateful to all involved in raising this huge amount of food. Every little bit helps! Pictured below with the group is our Deputy Manager, Felicity.

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GISH and Random Acts Communities

Thank you so much to the GISH and Random Acts communities who collected 15.1 kgs of food for us which was delivered on Friday by Angela. This was on behalf of a dear friend, Gisher and volunteer called Holli who was a longtime champion for food equity. Everyone was asked to make a donation to […]

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