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Somer Valley Foodbank – Data February 2019 Vouchers Number of vouchers fulfilled 50 (January 92) Adults fed 81 (January 150) Children fed 61 (January 115) Total fed 142 (January 265) (Since 01 January 2019 the Foodbank has fulfilled 142 vouchers and fed 231 Adults and 176 Children – Total of 407 Fed) Vouchers by Ward […]

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AdLent Calendar

For those who enjoyed doing a reverse advent calendar last Christmas, the Trussell Trust have come up with an Adlent calendar for the period leading up to Easter.  To find the calendar please click the link below AdLent Calendar Foodbank 2019 If the link doesn’t work please email info@somervalley.foodbank.org.uk and a copy can be sent […]

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March needs

These are the requirements for March, if you can help that would be fantastic. Jam Rice pudding Sponge puddings Coffee Tuna Fish Ketchup Brown sauce Macaroni cheese Fruit juice Squash Cuppa soup Tinned spaghetti Meat pies Corned beef.

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Quality assured

The Somer Valley Foodbank is still providing an excellent service to the local area, thanks to the generosity of local people.  People can be re-assured that the foodbank is using their donations well according to a report from the Trussell Trust.  Here is the summary report from that visit……. The trustees are very passionate and […]

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Latest update

Here are the latest statistics for the use of the foodbank Vouchers Report Number of vouchers fulfilled 106 (November 63 ) Adults fed 175 (November 108) Children fed 155 (November 90) Total fed 330 (November 198) Since 01 January 2018 the Foodbank has fulfilled 761 vouchers and fed 1238 Adults and 1132 Children – Total […]

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A big THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Tesco collection.  We had the best year ever and collected 2603kgs of food, which is fantastic.  It will help to feed at least 250 people for three to four days. Due to the wonderful generosity of people at the Tesco Collection and other donations we now have more than […]

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Christmas and New Year openings

Venue Dec 24th Dec 25th Dec 26th Dec 28th Dec 31st Jan 1st Jan 2nd Jan 4th Salvation Army Hall Midsomer Norton   open   closed   closed   closed   open   closed   closed   closed Swallow Café Radstock     closed   closed   closed   closed   closed   closed   […]

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Unilever, Tesco & The Trussell Trust – Help Fight UK Hunger

Look out for specially designed packs of iconic Unilever brands which will soon be going on sale exclusively in 500 Tesco stores, in phases between now and Christmas – in addition to Hellmann’s, Knorr and Colman’s products which were featured last year, excitingly Unilever have added Marmite and PG Tips to the promotion! In support […]

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Tesco Collection

The next Tesco collection will be on Thursday 29th Nov to Saturday 1st Dec at the Midsomer Norton store from 9 – 4.30 pm each day.  We hope you can support us with our Christmas collection.  We’d love to see you.  The items we most need will be on the leaflets given out near the door.

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Items needed for October and Christmas

OCTOBER & CHRISTMAS NEEDS We have none or are almost out of these items : Biscuits Custard Fish (tuna) Fruit (tinned) Fruit juice Instant mash Milk (UHT) Milk Powder Potatoes (tinned) Tomatoes (tinned) Christmas items : Christmas biscuits Christmas chocolate & sweets Christmas puddings Christmas savoury snacks Mince pies (from mid November) Non-food items we […]

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