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BBC Somerset radio interview

A charming interview with our newly weds on BBC Somerset from yesterday’s Claire Carter breakfast show. The interview starts at 2.18.31 and ends at 2.24.04. And Michele is right, every month this year we have given out substantially more then we have received so thank you to all who keep our stocks refreshed.        

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Congratulation to the newly weds

We have had another amazing example of people thinking outside the box with their donations. Michele Binding and Matthew Ambrose got married last month and, instead of wedding presents, asked for donations to the Foodbank. This meant a wonderful donation of 32.5 kgs. Thank you so much and many congratulations to you both and best […]

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Love In The House! evening of Arts & Entertainment

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The Trussell Trust End of Year statistics

4759 emergency food supplies given to local people in last year, Taunton Foodbank reveals. Taunton Foodbank provided three day emergency food supplies to 4759 local people between April 2018 and March 2019. Of this number, 1784 went to children. The local food bank’s figures feed into a larger national picture with a record increase in […]

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Bunnies Galore!

  Many thanks to the Bicycle Chain for donating a warren of chocolate bunnies to the Taunton Foodbank today.  They are going to make a lot of people’s Easter very hoppy (sorry).    

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Another donation from our community

We received 47.4 kgs of food from those wonderful people at WJ South West in Wellington. We can never say it enough – thank you so much for helping us to help others.

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And another thing . . .

Please note that we are also not open for deliveries on Easter Monday 22 April but we will be open on Tuesday 23 instead between 0930-1200 to compensate.

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Thank You to Eden Mazda

Will from the Eden Mazda dealership brought in an amazing 45.2 kgs of food collected by those in the dealership in Taunton.  As with all our donations, we are so grateful for the generosity of others which allows us to continue the essential work we do here in the Foodbank. Will is pictured here with our Warehouse Manager, […]

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Taunton Foodbank will be closed on Good Friday

The Foodbank in Taunton will NOT be open on Good Friday, Friday 19 April.  Our last open day will be Tuesday 16 April and we will be open again after Easter on Tuesday 23 April 1400-1600. Please note that our hubs in Langport and Wiveliscombe will be open on Wednesday 17 April 1400-1600 and Wellington […]

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Claire’s birthday fundraiser for TAUNTON FOODBANK

Claire had a wonderful idea for her birthday and posted this on her Facebook page: “For my birthday this year, I’d love to try and raise a few £s for Taunton Foodbank. They work so hard to provide local people with somewhere to turn to when times get really tough. I absolutely hate that so many […]

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