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Generous donation from Skewers Restaurant in Taunton

Earlier this week the Foodbank received an amazing 125 kilo donation from the Skewers Restaurant in Bridge St, Taunton. We are so grateful and it will make a huge difference to those that receive it.

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Eco Awareness Show Saturday 28 October

  This looks to be a very interesting event at Taunton Racecourse on Saturday 28 October so do come along if you can. Unfortunately we are unable to man a stall there but wish the organisers every success with their event.

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Tombola presence at Feast Taunton Food and Drink Festival

Taunton Foodbank were delighted to meet so many people at the Feast Taunton Food and Drink Festival whilst manning its tombola stall at the end of September. It was indeed a celebration of the West Country’s best local food and drink from the farmers who rear organic livestock in pristine meadows to the microbreweries that […]

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Buckland St Mary Church Harvest Festival

A huge thank you to those who brought this amazing array of produce to the Buckland St Mary church Harvest Festival this week.  Everything has been donated to the Taunton Foodbank and will be put to good use.

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Annual General Meeting

You are invited to Taunton Foodbank’s Fifth ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Tuesday 3rd October 2017 7.30 pm Taunton Baptist Church Silver Street, Taunton, TA1 3DH

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NEW CHAIR OF TAUNTON FOODBANK

    Taunton Foodbank are delighted to announce that Jeff Moss, pastor of the Taunton Family Church, has agreed to take over the Chair of the Trustees, starting immediately. Jeff will succede Melvyn Roberts who is moving on to pastures new, after a very productive two years in the Chair. Jeff moved from Stockport in […]

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Meet our new Duke of Edinburgh’s Award volunteer, Henry Steele

Taunton Foodbank is delighted to welcome Henry Steele from Uffculme School to the ranks of volunteers. Henry is completing his silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and chose the Foodbank for his Volunteering section, having seen the collection points in various supermarkets and shops. Henry will volunteer 24 hours of his valuable time in order to complete this part of […]

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Buckland St Mary Coffee Morning update

An update to the last item about Buckland St Mary’s coffee morning. They took the money raised for the Foodbank from the recent coffee morning and bought items they were short of i.e. shampoo, shower gels, deodorants, tinned peas, carrots, potatoes, sweet corn and rice pudding. The image is of Neil outside the Foodbank in Taunton with […]

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Thank you to Buckland St Mary church

This month’s coffee morning and raffle, arranged by the Buckland St Mary church, was in aid of the Taunton Foodbank and raised a splendid £81!  Not bad for an hour and a half and it certainly looked as if everyone had a good time! We thank Neil and Kathy Arnold for organising this on our behalf and for their […]

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Free School Meals during school holidays

    We are currently packing the boxes ready for the school holidays – those families on free school meals during term time are able to get some extra help during the holidays with food and vouchers are sent to the schools so that the Parent and Family Support workers are able to issue them […]

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