15 Food Donation Points in Southern Co-Operative Stores Islandwide.
Thank You Southern Co-Opertive & its customers. Islanders helping Islanders.
Pre-Loved Clothes & Textiles Fundraising July 12th Sale
July 12th 10am to 1pm. Carefully selected fresh stocks of clothing for all the family. Bedding, curtains & more. Tombola & Refreshments. Please note new warehouse address Love Lane, Cowes, PO31 7ET.
NEXT FOOD DONATION COLLECTION
Our next food donation collection will be in July. Details to be confirmed however we have permanent collection bins at Tesco Extra, Sainsburys, Spar, Morrisons, Aldi and many more.
This month of June we are in particular need of non-perishable tinned meat, long life cartons of fruit juice & sponge puds.
Whatever the time of year, we endeavour to provide a balanced emergency food parcel of non-perishable staple foods to those Islanders in sudden Crisis. This month of May we are low on the following non-perishable items; tinned meat & sponge pudding. Long life cartons of milk, fruit juice and custard. Thank You
Sorting out your wardrobes and cupboards?
We can recycle unwanted clothes & textiles that are in any condition. We use the funds raised by these things to pay our core running costs.
24 hour, 7 day a week large metal textile collection bins are situated near Steve Porter transport & Aldi in Cowes (PO31 8PB) Alternatively call 01983 292040 for where the temporary collection bins are this week. We can take donations at our warehouse Mon, Wed and Fri mornings in Love Lane, Cowes, PO31 7ET.
Donated from your mobile by texting FOOD34 £5, £10 or your chosen amount to 70070
Come & chat to Andrew Turner MP at Church on the Roundabout, Newport - New date tbc
MP Andrew Turner will be holding his Drop-In surgery at one of our distributions centres.
Get involved with The Isle of Wight foodbank
Your support helps stop local people going hungry. From sorting food collections to PR, helping at or organising an event, office admin, IT or practical help...there are dozens of ways you can get involved...
Generous Georgina is Running a Half Marathon!
Georgina is a nurse running to raise funds for the IoW Foodbank. She chose our charity because we are supporting more & more families who are unable to afford the most simple things such as food for their children.
Sainsbury's Food Donation Collection Result!
An incredibly generous 1671.50kg of non-perishable food was donated by the lovely customers of Sainsbury's, Newport the other weekend.
We are always grateful for the support of the supermarket and its customers.
Islanders helping Islanders.
Foodbank Numbers Update
December 2013 - 738 people received three days emergency food help from Isle of Wight Foodbank. In January 2014 - the figure was 529 people…
Community Spirited Cowes Co-Op donates £12,500 each to IoW Foodbank and Storeroom!
Another example of Islanders helping Islanders. Thank You.
Food Salvage @Bestival 2013
We were asked to take part in the salvage efforts after this years amazing HMS Bestival event at Robin Hill.
We can put a plan in place for next years Bestival and hopefully other events that create waste. Thank You @Bestival.
Pre-Loved Clothes Sale & Coffee Morning RESULT
Thanks to our customers-£650 was raised at our Pre-Loved Clothes & Coffee sale on Sat which will help us feed an average of 125 people a wk.
CHEAP NEW SCHOOL UNIFORM
Brand New School Uniform from 10p an item. Visit our warehouse Mon, Wed or Fri 9am-12noon. Somerton Business Park, Newport Rd, Cowes PO31 8PB
Great opportunity to donate any unwanted clothes or textiles too…shop and drop!
Vix Swum The Solent for Foodbank & West Wight Sports Centre
On September 1st - Vix Lowthion will be swum the Solent from Hurst Point to Colwell Bay. It took her about an hour and her arms are still aching! Thank You Vix for raising some much needed funds for us.
Recent Waitrose food Donation result…
Thank You to Customers and Staff of Waitrose, East Cowes.
Approximately 650kg of food was donated.
The Isle of Wight foodbank supports local people in crisis
Isle of Wight foodbank provides a min of 3 days emergency food & support to islanders in crisis. No Food + No £ = CRISIS.
The Isle of Wight foodbank is part of a UK-wide network of foodbanks
The Isle of Wight foodbank is one of over 275 Trussell Trust foodbanks providing emergency food to people in crisis nationwide...
TESCO EXTRA Food Donation Collection Total
Their very generous customers donated a massive 1831.1 kilos of food.
1.8 tonnes! 144 crates of food!
Tesco will top this up by 30%.
We can't Thank You enough.