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May Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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Easter opening at our three foodbanks

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A great run for their money

The Holkham Parkrunners saw fit to fill their shopping bags to support Mid Norfolk Foodbank last Saturday. We’re looking forward to taking delivery of all this yummy, much-needed food later in the week. Big thanks to them all – especially Lucy for co-ordinating the collection.  

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Runners have (baked) bean and gone!

Thanks go to the Dereham Runners who donated 70kg of food last Friday just in time for Christmas. Well done to Mandie, pictured second from left with some of the warehouse team, who organised the collection.

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Real-time donations with BanktheFood app

Demand at our three Foodbank centres has more than doubled. Please consider downloading the Bankthefood app to keep up to date with our donation needs. For a list of places you can leave your donations, go to https://midnorfolk.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/ Thank you! https://www.bankthefood.org/downloadapp/

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Boxes full of good cheer

Above, mountains of Christmas goodies awaited their new homes as a team of volunteers spent Saturday morning filling 200 boxes to brighten Christmas week for visitors to our Foodbanks in Dereham, Fakenham and Swaffham. Thank you to everyone who has donated this month – we couldn’t have done it without you! And a special shout […]

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Our stamp of approval

Dave Pearson (right), Chair of Trustees at Mid Norfolk Foodbank, receives £600 worth of Savings Stamps from Mike Read, Manager of the Co-op food store in Dereham’s Market Place. Our thanks go to all the Co-op customers who helped raise this fantastic amount to help families in a food crisis this winter.

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Festive fun & donations

As ever, we have been astonished at the generosity of our supporters this Christmas season. Below are just a few of the local organisations which have gone shopping for foodbank this month. You are all totally awesome and oh so special! Staff from Anglian Home Improvements prepare to unload a whopping 468kg of food into […]

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Christmas & New Year Opening Times

May we wish all of our supporters and foodbank clients a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please read on for our opening times over the festive season: Dereham Foodbank: Friday December 23rd – open Monday December 26th – closed Friday December 30th – open Monday January 2nd – open Swaffham Foodbank: Monday December […]

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Brownies brighten up harvest

Big thanks go to 1st Toftwood Brownies who shopped for more than 30kg of food to donate to Mid Norfolk Foodbank this harvest. So great to see such big smiles and clear enjoyment on their faces. Thanks go to them and every school, business, charity group, church and individual who has donated food so far […]

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