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Combined Harvest Appeal!

Help support foodbanks with food and funds this Harvest! Foodbanks rely on donations of both food and money to help them provide this vital service of supporting people facing a crisis within communities across the UK. Without your goodwill, foodbanks would really struggle to operate and that’s why your support is needed more than ever this Harvest. Donate food The […]

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June Newsletter

For Epping Forest Foodbank’s June Newsletter please click the link below…   Epping Forest Foodbank – June 2018 Newsletter

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Change of Venue and Times to Saturday Foodbank Distribution Centre from 23rd June 2018

Epping Forest Foodbank’s first Foodbank centre session opened on Saturday 22nd June 2013 at the Restore Community Centre and continued to operate from the venue for 5 years, weekly on a Saturday afternoon. Over this period Saturday volunteers have distributed over 1000 emergency supplies to local people in crisis. The Restore Centre will be moving […]

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1,197 emergency food supplies given to local people in last year

Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, 1,197 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Epping Foodbank Foodbank, compared to 640 in the previous year. Of this number, 591 went to children. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today reported a UK-wide increase foodbank use, believes the local […]

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Session OPEN -Saturday 3rd March

The Foodbank Centre will be OPEN today 3rd March 2pm -3:30pm, at the Restore Community Centre, although the main community centre will be closed due to a broken boiler. Foodbank voucher holders are welcome to enter the centre by the Centre’s Rear door located via Burton Road Car Park Loughton, IG10 3ST. The Foodbank volunteers […]

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February 2018 Newsletter

Epping Forest Foodbank – February 2018 Newsletter   September 2017 Newsletter

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Take part in our 40 for 40 challenge this Lent

With people struggling to afford food living locally, it is important that we can continue to support families in crisis throughout the Easter period. We provide essential emergency food, emotional support and practical advice to families who live near you and really need us. The challenge We are asking people to join us in taking small actions to transform […]

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Christmas Opening times

Epping Forest Foodbank will be open on the following days, times and locations: Monday 18th December – 3:30PM-5PM The Box, St John’s Road, Epping CM16 5DN Wednesday 20th December – 10AM-12NOON Hope Centre, St Mary’s Church, 201 High Road, Loughton IG10 1BB Saturday 23rd December – 2PM-3:30PM Restore Community Centre, 68 The Broadway, Loughton IG10 […]

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Rotary Club Makes a Difference at Tesco Food Collection

A huge THANK YOU goes to Raz Zoers of the Rotary Club in Epping for Coordinating this December’s Food Collection. From Thursday 30th November 2017 to Saturday 2nd December over 50 volunteers from Rotary and Epping Forest Foodbank came together to encourage shoppers at Epping’s Tesco Superstore to purchase and donate at least one non-perishable […]

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Harvest Thanks!

Thank you to all individuals, schools, children’s centres, faith groups, community groups and businesses who gave in abundance during this year’s harvest. Over 2 tons of emergency supplies were received, weighed and sorted into our warehouse! Thanks goes to all our amazing volunteers who have so cheerfully greeted our donors and clients and managed all […]

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