News

New Van for the Food Bank

Huge thanks to Howards Motor Group who have very kindly supplied us with a van to assist with collections from supermarkets and delivering to our satellite points in Wellington and Wiveliscombe. We are very grateful that they have supported the food bank in this way to enable us to continue helping those in need in […]

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Press Release for April 2021

8,242 food bank parcels provided to people in crisis in the Taunton Deane area during the last year New figures released by Taunton Foodbank today reveal a record 8,242 emergency food parcels were provided to people in the last year – 3,915 of these went to children. Between April 2020 and March 2021, Taunton Foodbank has seen unprecedented […]

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Spring Bank Holiday

Please note that we will be shut on Monday 3 May for the Bank Holiday. Normal service will be resumed on Tuesday 4 May.  

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Empowering Women

 

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Thank you to Laura

Laura is with the Wilton Brownies and for her communities badge she had to do something for a charity and write a letter explaining why. The direct result of that initiative was an amazing donation of 94 eggs a few weeks ago, along with her letter. There were even more handed over yesterday! She has […]

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Thanks to the Inner Wheel Club Taunton

Huge thanks to the Inner Wheel Club Taunton who donated 17.9 kgs of Easter eggs to us today. The Easter Bunny has been VERY busy and we are so grateful to all those who contributed.              

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EASTER 2021 OPENING TIMES

  Please note that the Foodbank in Taunton will be closed on Good Friday 2 April and Easter Monday 5 April.  Our last day of opening before Easter will be Thursday 1 April between 1000-1200 and we will be open again on Tuesday 6 April, same times. Our Wellington hub will be open as usual […]

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Thank you Mia

Mia is 7 years  old and since she was little she has raised money for many charities.   She wants to “change the planet” (her words) and when it was explained to her that the Foodbank helps children and adults struggling to put food on the table,  she asked if she could do her own shopping […]

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An Easter Recital of Organ and Vocal Music

We would like to draw your attention to this virtual concert being held in aid of the Foodbank and St John’s Church which will be on line from 31 March. Sounds fabulous and perfect for Easter.

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New Baby Bank

We know that things are extra challenging at the moment. To help, we are pleased to be able to tell you about a new “Baby Bank” that will provide nappies and wet wipes for families with children aged 2 and under, who are finding it difficult to make ends meet during this time. They will […]

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