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Winter Appeal 2018 is launched

This years appeal is asking for donations of normal food items, as apposed to Christmas items, as we do not have enough stocks of food to be able to feed our visitors at the levels we are seeing.  As fast as the food donations are coming in, we are giving it out and have feed […]

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Changes to our online donation page

As from 31st July 2018 we will be changing our on line donation provider. Our new site will be up and running shortly but if you wish to make a donation between the 31st of July 2018 and 3rd of August 2018 please click here to find out how. Thank you you for your patience […]

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World Cup Bingo – Fun Fighting Food Poverty

There is no escaping that the World Cup has arrived. But this year we are inviting people to take part in World Cup Bingo. As many of you may know we have many shortages at the moment and this is a great fun way of collecting donations to help others in the community. World Cup Bingo is […]

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Celebrating our Volunteers during Voluteer Week – Thank You

Without our volunteers we would not be able to do the work that we do in the community but instead of just doing a blanket Thank You we thought you might like to understand what our volunteers do.   There are to 120 volunteering at our three centres in Braintree, Halstead and Witham welcoming those […]

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1466 emergency food supplies given to local people in last year

Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, 1466 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Braintree Area Foodbank, compared to 1150 in the previous year. Of this number, 1283 went to children. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today reported a UK-wide increase […]

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Limited stocks – Please help

We are currently running low of the following items from our food parcels.  Could you donate an item from your weekly? cartons of fruit juice tins of cold meats tinned tomatoes sponge puddings tin rice pudding To make a donation please click here    

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Spring Newsletter now available

We are pleased to be able to bring you our Spring Newsletter.  In this edition you will find news on your donations, our school holiday programme and other exciting projects. Spring 2018 Newsletter We hope you enjoy Any editorial enquiries please email pr@braintreearea.foodbank.org.uk

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40p for 40 days, helping those in food crisis over lent

Lent has become a time when many may choose to give up certain luxuries such as chocolate or wine. However, this year we are asking those who are considering giving something up for Lent to donate 40p per day over the 40 days of Lent to help us to keep providing food for those in […]

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Important Information

Please note that as part of the Trussell Trust we operate a voucher only system to receive food parcels.  Neither our offices or our distribution centres will be able to issue you with a voucher.   Thank you

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Halstead Freemasons support Town’s Foodbank

Halstead Freemasons have donated £320 to help Braintree Area Foodbank’s distribution centre in Halstead supply much needed food and other essential items to those in food poverty.   The money was raised by members of Joshua Nunn Lodge who meet at Halstead and continue to play a major part in the local community. Pictured from left to right […]

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