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Harvest Festival 2018

  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 […]

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Tales of the Foodbank

  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 […]

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Thank you to Unite again for generous donation

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.  

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Taunton Foodbank Recruitment

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 […]

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Langport Foodbank on the move July 11

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.

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Buckland St Mary Coffee Morning

      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 […]

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Fantastic result from the 30th Swimathon for the Taunton Foodbank

      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.

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Taunton Foodbank press release April 2018

    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 […]

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Coffee Morning in aid of Taunton Foodbank on Saturday 12 May

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Taunton Foodbank will not be able to open today

  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.

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