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Current Shortages

We’ve been ever so busy lately, and stock levels are quite low. We particularly need biscuits, tinned fruit, long-life fruit juice, tinned rice pudding, savoury snacks, sweet treats, pasta, long life milk, pasta sauce / tinned tomatoes and tinned meat. Anything you can give will help. Thanks so much!

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Easter Opening

The Dereham branch of Mid Norfolk Foodbank will be open Good Friday this year, but closed on Easter Monday.

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We’re running low on…

A quick update on things we’re getting really short of – if you’re able to help, that would be fantastic! Tinned and mashed potato; tinned tomatoes; pasta; pasta sauce; tinned fruit; tinned rice puddings; long life fruit juice and long life milk. Thanks so much!

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We’re busier than ever!

It’s been a busy few months. Just this week, the total number of people we fed at Mid-Norfolk Foodbank for 2018/19 passed the total for 2017/18 – with seven weeks still to go. We’re so grateful to our donors and volunteers who continue to go above and beyond to help make sure we can continue […]

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Swaffham Centre Christmas and New Year Opening 2018/19

Our Swaffham centre will be open as normal on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

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Fakenham Centre Christmas and New Year Opening 2018/19

Please note that the Fakenham centre will be closed on 27th December. Otherwise, opening times are as published on the locations tab.

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Dereham Centre Christmas and New Year Opening 2018/19

A huge ‘thank you’ to everyone that’s supported us, in whatever way, this year. Here are our Dereham centre opening times over Christmas and the New Year.

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Updated Shopping List

We’ve updated our shopping list for the final couple of months of this year. It shows the priority items we need – although, as always, all (non-perishable) donations are gratefully received! Please feel free to download, print, divide and distribute the attached PDF. Many thanks for your on-going support. Shopping list 2018

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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