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Reverse Advent Calendar

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Saturday 7th December – Textile & Clothing Sale

Homemade cake, tea & coffee, a tombola as well as a chance to get a Christmas party outfit!

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Thank you

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Queens Award for Voluntary Service

  Isle of Wight Foodbank volunteers to receive the Queens Award for Voluntary Service  Volunteers from Isle of Wight Foodbank will receive the Queens Award for Voluntary Service on 4th July in recognition of their vital work in the community. Since opening in 2011, the foodbank has provided emergency food and additional support to thousands […]

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Upcoming Events & Fundraisers

We are so grateful for everyone who takes it upon themselves to help fundraise for the foodbank! This might be by collecting items of food, finances, clothing or just raising awareness- all of it makes a difference! Join us at these events for an opportunity to have a great time out with friends or family, all […]

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Chale Show 5th and 6th August

  The weekend of the 5th and 6th August sees the Chale Show taking place over on the South side of the Island. The Isle of Wight Foodbank volunteers will be there collecting funds and answering questions, so pop along for a chat. We have a fab raffle running, with prizes from local attractions such […]

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Foodbank use continues to rise

NEW FIGURES SHOW 1987 EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLIES GIVEN TO LOCAL PEOPLE BY THE ISLE OF WIGHT FOODBANK IN LAST YEAR… AN INCREASE ON LAST YEAR 1987 three day emergency food supplies given to local people in crisis by the Isle of Wight Foodbank in 2016-17 – feeding 4817 people. Latest statistics published by The Trussell […]

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Wightaid help to keep our van on the road for another year

We are excited to announce that WightAid have recently supported the foodbank by providing the funds required to keep our van on the road for another year. What does the foodbank need a van for? Throughout the week, food is delivered to 6 foodbank centres across the Island, where clients issued with a voucher can collect […]

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Changes to Isle of Wight foodbank centres

The Isle of Wight foodbank’s centre at Shanklin will be holding its final session on Wednesday 29th March – after this date foodbank clients will be advised to attend other local foodbank centres such as the Sandown or Ventnor foodbanks to receive their emergency food.   Looking at our statistics for the Isle of Wight, […]

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I, Daniel Blake: Ryde

Join us on Sunday 2nd April at Aspire, Ryde to watch a FREE showing of I, Daniel Blake – award winning & moving Film from Ken Loach. This film has won awards such as the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and the Prix du public at the 2016 Locarno International Film Festival. […]

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