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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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Bank Holiday Closure

St John’s Church on Coventry Road, Hinckley will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday (26 August 2019).  All other foodbank sessions will be open as usual after this date. Thank you.

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Thanks to Brookside Fish Bar, Burbage

A huge thank you to Brookside Fish Bar in Burbage for feeding the Hinckley Area Foodbank warehouse volunteers every Tuesday. It is much appreciated and delicious.

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Asda Collection Day on Tuesday 9th July 2019

Just a reminder that the next Asda collection day will be on Tuesday 9th July from 9.00 am until 4.30 pm. Our volunteers will be at Asda to talk to and collect donations. Thank you

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Coming up on 13th July …… the Great Hinckley Baked Bean Swap

The Great Hinckley Baked Bean Swap will be on Saturday 13th July 2019. Click here to view the baked bean poster. Come along to St Mary’s Church in Hinckley between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm with a tin, jar or packet of food and swap it for a tin of baked beans. We look forward […]

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