News

Christmas Opening Hours

Both centres will be CLOSED on Tuesday 25th December 2018 and Tuesday 1st January 2019 but will be open as usual on Friday 21st & 28th December and Friday 4th January 2019.

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Foodbank Festive Fundraising Appeal launched

Please do support us in any way that you can; we are so grateful for all the fantastic donations given to us, in both food and funds. People in our communities will sadly need to make difficult choices this Christmas including the choice between heating and eating. Please help us to keep providing emergency food & […]

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Harvest 2018

Thank you all for your amazing Harvest donations. Our warehouse team are very busy sorting and storing your donations which will keep us going into the winter months and beyond. This year our Harvest theme is ‘Healthy Harvest in a Tin’ and if you would like to donate food to us, we would really appreciate […]

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May Newsletter & Data Protection Information

Check out our latest newsletter to find out about what our team has been up to lately. Plus read some important information regarding the changes surrounding data protection. https://mailchi.mp/d48c0f0841d2/may-newsletter-data-protection-laws-update  

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Easter opening hours

Both our sessions at Lutterworth & Countesthorpe will be closed today, Good Friday, but will re-open as usual next Tuesday 3rd April 2018.

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Foodbank & Countesthorpe Leysland Community College Fundraising Fashion Show

Join us for a Charity Fashion Show on Wednesday 11th April 2018 A huge selection of High Street branded clothing available at heavily discounted prices! 7.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. (doors open at 7.00 p.m.) at Countesthorpe Leysland Community College in the College Theatre Winchester Road Countesthorpe Leicester  LE8 5PR £5 ticket admission including a complimentary hot drink […]

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Little extras that make a HUGE difference….

Our clients visit us for emergency food supplies, but they are always really grateful for the toiletries that YOU donate and we distribute.  Right now we are desperate for TOILET ROLLS and DEODORANTS, and we also have low stock of TOOTHBRUSHES, TOOTHPASTE and bars of SOAP.  Let’s keep working together to help restore our clients’ dignity. Thank you!

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Countesthorpe donations urgently needed please!

If you’re shopping in Countesthorpe and would like to donate to our Foodbank we URGENTLY require the following items: Tinned Vegetables Tinned Spaghetti Instant mashed potato Tinned Potatoes Tinned fruit Ravioli/Pasta/Vegetarian tinned items Instant noodles/pasta snacks Savoury biscuits Jam/Choc Spread Hot Chocolate Snack bars Toilet Roll Shampoo/conditioner Deodorant Laundry liquid/powder Washing up liquid Donations can […]

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Volunteer Warehouse Supervisor needed….

Have some time on your hands and looking for something new to do in the New Year? Our current Warehouse Supervisor is stepping down from the role after 3 years of dedicated volunteering at the Foodbank, and we therefore require someone to take over the running of our warehouse on a voluntary basis.  Previous warehouse and/or […]

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Christmas donations needed now please!

We’re busy at our centres in Lutterworth and Countesthorpe, preparing and giving out  Christmas bags with extra treats for clients throughout December.  To make sure we are able to provide these to as many of our visitors as possible before Christmas, please donate food or funds if you can before Friday 16th December.  Thank you so much!

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