News

Bank Holiday Closure

On bank holiday Monday, 31st August, St John’s will be closed and there will be NO Delivery service. The next Foodbank centre to be open will be Pathways on Wednesday 2nd September.  

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National Support Resources

A list of useful contact details for national support groups can be found by clicking the link below. Support-resources-0420-england (1)(1)

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Eat Out To Help Out Scheme

Who here will be taking part in #EatOutToHelpOut? Thanks to Rishi Sunak, from 3rd-31st August you all get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants that are registered with the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. But many people are still unable to afford the basics, let alone go out for a meal. […]

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Bankuet

In these weeks of lockdown making it difficult to continue regular donations of stock to the foodbank, especially for those of you who are shielded or in self-isolation, we can announce a new method of making donations to the foodbank. We have signed up with an online social impact business Bankuet.co.uk and our supporters can […]

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Coronavirus Update

Due to the Coronavirus situation, we at Hinckley Area Foodbank have had to close some of our distribution centres to safeguard our volunteers. BARWELL centre is closed ST MARY’S, Hinckley closed SALVATION ARMY, Hinckley closes after 24 March All other centres will be open as usual unless the situation changes.

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Coronavirus Update – Barwell Methodist Church Foodbank Centre

The foodbank centre held at Barwell Methodist Church in Chapel Street, Barwell will not be open for the foreseeable future. As the present situation with coronavirus is changing daily, there may be changes in the number of centres open. We will update via the website at the earliest opportunity. Foodbank will continue to work to […]

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40 for 40 Challenge This Lent

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 […]

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Time for Trussell

Whether you have five minutes or five hours, you can make Time for Trussell. By supporting our food banks and being a voice for change in your community, you can make a real difference to people in crisis. Our Time for Trussell pack is filled with a range of opportunities you can engage with – […]

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Christmas Opening Times 2019

Please note the different times the Salvation Army foodbank centre  is open on Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Monday 23rd December – OPEN as usual Tuesday 24th December – Open at Salvation Army 9.30 am – 11.30 am Christmas Day – CLOSED Boxing Day – CLOSED Friday 27th December – OPEN as usual Monday 30th December – […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2019

This year’s reverse advent calendar can be found by clicking the link below. Reverse Advent Calendar 2019 (1) Thank you and Happy Christmas

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