News

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Sainsbury’s have chosen us as their charity

Sainsbury’s have chosen us as their charity during their 150 year anniversary, 150 hours of community initiative. A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who generously gave food to our Sainsbury’s Supermarket Collection on Saturday 29th June 2019. We collected an amazing 813.3kg of vital food items.  This was the largest supermarket donation we have ever […]

Read more

1st Stoney Stanton Scouts

A group from the 1st Stoney Stanton Scouts came to the Foodbank warehouse to complete part of their World Award. The boys spent most of the day with us doing a fantastic job of dating and sorting all sorts of things, from baby food to pasta. Thank you, you did a great job.

Read more

Have you ever thought that …….

Have you ever thought that you want to raise funds for foodbank but are never quite sure what to do? Not sure if skydiving or abseiling are your thing? For the more gentile amongst you, why not hold a coffee morning or have afternoon tea in your own home? Invite friends and family and enjoy […]

Read more

Action still needed on Universal Credit wait, as new figures show a 13% increase in foodbank use in just six months compared to this time last year

The Trussell Trust’s foodbank network provided 658,048 emergency supplies to people in crisis between April and September 2018, a 13% increase on the same period in 2017. The charity says if the five week minimum wait for a first Universal Credit payment is not reduced, the only way to prevent even more people being forced […]

Read more

New Collection Points Around Hinckley

We are very pleased to add 3 new permanent collection points in the villages around Hinckley. There are now permanent collection points in the COOPs in Stoney Stanton, Sapcote and Barwell. We also have a new collection point at Proppa Coffee cafe in Castle Street Hinckley.

Read more

Climbing Kilimanjaro – Ian Arnold

Ian Arnold will be climbing Kilimanjaro 3rd -14th October 2018. If you would like to support Ian in this venture, go to his MyDonate page at https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/ianarnold1 “This is a challenge I am really looking forward to and have funded myself but it also seems like a great opportunity to help others far less fortunate.” […]

Read more