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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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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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.” […]

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The Trussell Trust Conference 2018

Listen to The Trussell Trust Conference 2018 here

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Two new permanent collection points

We have two new permanent collection points at Morrisons on Normandy Way, Hinckley and Earl Shilton Co-Op in Wood Street.

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Your Foodbank Needs Donations

Over the past financial year to April 2018, there has been a 40% increase in the uptake of foodbank use in the Hinckley area. The increase has continued this year and there is a 20% increase on the this time last year. We urgently need: UHT JUICE (not chilled) 1 Litre Small tinned FRUIT (<340g) […]

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