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Festive food from Tangent

Big thanks to the ladies from Dereham Tangent for their continued support this year – a delicious selection of Christmas goodies arrived at Foodbank this week which will certainly brighten up our Christmas boxes next month. Bravo to you all!

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Litter Pickers grab us some Christmas goodies

We’re so grateful for Dereham Community Litter Pickers’ 50kg donation of Christmas goodies yesterday, which will help those in need this festive season! Thank you!🎄

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Schools produce a bumper crop this harvest

A big shout out to all the schools in our district that have donated food this harvest. Among them so far are Reepham Primary and High Schools, Dereham Church Infant School, Great Dunham Primary School, Nellie’s Day Nursery at Hethersett, Dereham Junior School, Swaffham Primary School, Swanton Morley Primary, King’s Park Infants, Lyng Primary School, […]

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Tesco trio go the extra mile

Let’s hear it for these 3 superstars who spent a scorching hot lunch hour in 32-degree heat today unloading a van of tinned food to help replenish the Mid Norfolk Foodbank warehouse. From left to right: Tesco’s Dereham Community Champion Callie Skelton and delivery drivers Sam and Pete. Community spirit at its finest! Big thanks […]

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August Bank Holiday closures

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A tonne of support from Tesco customers

Tesco shoppers showed extraordinary generosity over the weekend when our volunteers collected 985kg of food donations at our Summer Food Drive in the Dereham store and 402kg at the Fakenham store. Thank you to every customer who donated and to our amazing team of volunteers who made it all possible. As the photos show, they […]

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A cheeky delivery

We’re so grateful to local business entrepreneur Marietta Hickman for donating 100 boxes of luxury breakfast cereal to our Foodbank last week. Marietta’s Cheeky Nibble cereals are created at her West Raynham Business Park, near Fakenham. Such a treat for our Foodbank clients! You can find out more about Marietta’s products here: https://www.cheekynibble.com/about

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May Bank Holiday Opening Times at our Foodbanks

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Spring/Summer 2023 Newsletter

Thank you so much for all your support over the last year. We really appreciate everything you continue to do so we can ensure we make the greatest possible difference to people experiencing hardship in Mid Norfolk. On Wednesday 26 April, we released our End of Year statistics. They included stark new figures which reveal […]

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Food parcel demand reaches an all-time high

Mid Norfolk Foodbank has seen its highest increase in the number of emergency food parcels distributed in its 11-year history. Annual figures released show food distributed rose by 52%, with 4,878 mouths fed from April 2022 to April 2023. More than 2,000 of these were to children. The level of need was particularly acute in […]

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