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Carol singing donation

    And the donations keep on coming – a huge thanks to Mrs Besley who brought in a cheque for £488 raised from carol singing by the West Monkton church. This will be an amazing help to the running costs of the Foodbank which would not be able to operate without the kindness of […]

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Your Foodbank Needs You!

We are hoping to recruit some willing volunteers to our Langport Foodbank hub which operates from Ridgeway Hall, Stacey’s Court, Langport TA10 9PQ on Wednesday afternoons from 2-4pm. If you live in the area and would like to give up some time, please contact us at info@taunton.foodbank.org.uk.  

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OPENING TIMES FOR NEW YEAR

Taunton Foodbank is currently open until 1600 today (Friday 28 December) then will be open again for deliveries on Thursday 3 January 1000-1200 and Friday 4 January 1400-1600 for distribution and deliveries.  Then we will be back to what passes for normal! Langport and Wiveliscombe Foodbank hubs will be open on Wednesday 2 January 1400-1600 […]

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WE ARE FULL!

Thanks to your amazing generosity with the Reverse Advent Calendars, we have taken in over 8 tonnes of food in December! Our warehouse in Taunton is completely full of anything and everything anyone could possibly want so we are in the very happy position of needing no more food donations for the time being. There […]

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Heartfelt donation from Cardiology Department, MPH

  Yet another amazing amount of food (24.3 kgs) donated via the Reverse Advent Calendar initiative – this time from the Cardiology Department, Musgrove Park Hospital. We don’t know how they found the time to assemble all this along with all their important work but we are very glad they did. As to everyone who […]

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Ashford Taunton Office present Taunton Foodbank with large cheque

Ashfords Taunton office run an annual Christmas Hamper Raffle each year in aid of charity. The idea behind the raffle is that the staff of the Taunton office all donate Christmas items to make up hampers and raffle tickets are sold for a chance to win a hamper. We were very fortunate that, this year, they […]

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Christmas and New Year Opening Dates and Times

    Please click on the link below to see when our Foodbank hubs are open over Christmas and the New Year. FOODBANK OPENING TIMES XMAS 

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Opening of new Foodbank hub in Wiveliscombe

    The new Foodbank is now open at Wiveliscombe, operating as a satellite unit under the Taunton Food Bank which is operated by the Trussell Trust. We are open every Wednesday afternoon between 2 & 4 pm at the Silver Street Centre in Wiveliscombe. Headed up by Felicity Parry and her husband Martyn Parry […]

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What goes around . . .

This is a heartwarming tale.  Amy came in today with her reverse Advent calendar box. She was inspired to do it because her partner, Daniel, had once been homeless and had had recourse to the Foodbank so knew what a lifeline it is. He is now back on his feet and working but they wanted to […]

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Longrun Meadow Park Run

  300+ park runners who gather every Saturday morning at 0900 and run 5km in Longrun Meadow decided to invite contributions for us when they ran on Saturday 8 December .  Between them, they collected a staggering 157.2 kgs of food which was delivered to us today.  We are so grateful to all involved for thinking […]

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