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What we are short of

Lichfield foodbank is current short of: Long life milk Long life fruit juice Custard Instant mash Next time you are shopping at Co-op Boley Park, Tesco Extra at Church Street, Morrisons on Beacon Street or Waitrose at Stonneyland Drive, why not buy one of these items and pop it into the foodbank collection basket on […]

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Christmas food parcels

Our volunteers have been busy this week preparing and distributing over 275 Christmas food parcels for Lichfield Foodbank clients. Chair of Lichfield Foodbank, David Clarke commented: “The last two days have seen a superb effort, exceptionally well organised. Every volunteer at Lichfield Foodbank plus many others have helped over the last three months, ensuring we have enough […]

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Harvest collections boost food supplies

It has been an amazing start to the ‘Harvest’ season at Lichfield foodbank. Thank you very much indeed to everyone who has donated so far. Stocks of food were very low in September but are now starting to build towards a point where we can be confident of having enough food to feed everyone until our […]

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Latest Waitrose collection

Another successful collection took place last week, organised in partnership with Waitrose. Volunteers from Lichfield foodbank were in store on Friday 10th August encouraging shoppers to donate to the foodbank. In just one day, the generous shoppers of Waitrose donated almost a tonne of food and supplies (945.10kg to be precise) to support people in crisis  – a fantastic effort […]

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Recipes

Here are some tasty easy recipes that give an idea of what you can make with the ingredients you are given in a foodbank box. Foodbank recipe ideas

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Latest Tesco collection

A big thank you to Tesco, all our volunteers and the teachers and pupils from Saxon Hill Academy who all helped to collect nearly two and a half tonnes of food in three days atthe beginning of December – but the biggest thank you goes to all the customers of Tesco who astounded us with […]

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Amazing generosity

In the week leading up to Christmas the wonderful people of Lichfield and the surrounding area donated 3 Tonnes of food to the foodbank. That’s right – 3 Tonnes, and that did not include any special supermarket collections arranged by us. Thank you all so much!

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A milestone passed

As of 30 November Lichfield foodbank has distributed over 252,000 meal equivalents since it was formed. This is a very significant milestone for us. Thank you so much to all the volunteers and to all those who have supported us with donations of food and money. 

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Christmas food parcels

Some of the 260 Christmas bags put together on 20 December 2017 for Lichfield foodbank clients. Thanks to all the volunteers who helped with this task.

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A record breaking start at Morrisons.

A record breaking start at Morrisons! Lichfield foodbank held their first food collection at Morrisons on Saturday 18th November – and what a start! Morrison’s generous customers donated an incredible 939kg of food – the highest one day total at a supermarket since the foodbank started in Lichfield. This will certainly go a long way […]

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