Download the Foodbank Reverse Advent Calendar 2023

Between 15 November and 14 December, we’re asking local people to use our Reverse Advent Calendar to donate one item of food, toiletries and household products to the Foodbank to help local people who need a helping hand. The Foodbank supports individuals and families who are having to make hard and sometimes impossible choices to buy […]

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Please donate one item a day during Lent

Over the 40 Days of Lent – from Ash Wednesday, 22 February to Maundy Thursday, 6 April – we are asking people to donate one item each day of food, toiletries and household products to the Foodbank to help others. You can download our Foodbank AdLent Calendar. The Foodbank supports individuals and families who are […]

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Our Amazon Wishlist is now live

  Purchasing items via our amazon wishlist is a convenient way for anyone who shops online to donate items to the Foodbank. And if you have an Amazon Prime account you can get free delivery and take advantage of further discounts. You can also purchase items from grocery retailer Morrisons on Amazon. We regularly update […]

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Do you food shop online and want to donate to the Foodbank?

If you do your food shopping online, you can donate items to the Foodbank. Here’s how: Check out what we need from our posts on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and NextDoor), or go to the BankTheFood app Place an order online with your supermarket Ask them to deliver your order only between 12 noon […]

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BanktheFood app is a new way to donate items to the Foodbank

If you want to donate food and household items to the Foodbank, look at the BanktheFood app and see instantly what items we need. Download the app – it is available for iOs and Android – and follow the instructions to get started. Once you have followed Faversham Foodbank, the app will send you a […]

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Faversham, you have excelled yet again!

Foodbank collection outside Faversham Tesco's.

We received record donations – 1772 kilos – of food and other products from the collection at Tesco’s over the past three days. Thank you so much to everyone who donated. Also, we’re very grateful to the wonderful Tesco staff for their support.

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Record numbers asking for help

Foodbank warehouse shelves

Applications to the Foodbank for support have increased by almost 35% this year compared with 2020, when demand went up by the same amount from the previous year. “This is a staggering rise in need,” commented Stephen Palmer, the Foodbank’s Project Manager. Run in partnership with the town’s churches, the Foodbank provided almost 9500 meals […]

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Bumper harvest for Foodbank

Gaynor Moss with the boxes of food donated by St Michaels and All Angels Church Throwley.

Ten churches and 10 schools pledged their harvest collections to Faversham Foodbank, which totalled a staggering 1863kg of food. “As well as everyone who donated through their church or school, we also have to thank our tireless volunteers who keep the Foodbank running,” Stephen Palmer, the Foodbank’s Project Manager said. “The huge number of harvest […]

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Summer Newsletter

Dear friends, Things have been running smoothly at the Foodbank over the last few months. Demand for food parcels is still high and we have given out a total of 5886 meals to people from April to July. This is a 31.1% increase from the same period last year. As we’re sure you are aware, […]

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March Newsletter

We can’t believe that we are nearly four months into 2021. The beginning of the year has been busy at the Foodbank and, sadly, this is largely due to increased demand for food parcels, with more people struggling financially due to hardships caused by the pandemic. However, there have also been some incredibly exciting new […]

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