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Recipe of the month

Sausage and Butter Bean Bake.          For 4 people. Preparation time                    10 minutes Cooking time (Microwave)    4 minutes Total cost                                £2.57       Ingredients 1 tin potatoes                                            15p 1 large tin sweetcorn                                35p 1 tin chopped tomatoes with herbs        45p 2 tins Hot Dog sausages                         90p 1 tin carrots                                               19p 1 tin beans          e.g. butter […]

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Recipe of the Month

Trifle Ingredients (Serves about 4 people ) 1 tin fruit cocktail 55p 1 ready made custard 54p 1 swiss roll 68p 1 packet of Dream Topping 83p Chocolate flake 27p Total £2. 87 Method 1.Slice the swiss roll and place in the bottom and around the sides of a dish. 2. Drain the fruit but […]

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Wishlist for Easter

Our new wishlist is out: Thank you for your generosity. If you would like to donate Easter eggs and chocolates now is the time As usual we need longlife milk and longlife orange juice but we also need: Packets of instant mash Packets of 40 or 80 Teabags Small jars of tomato based pasta sauce […]

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Great response to appeal for volunteers

So many people have responded to our appeal for volunteers that we have had to begin a waiting list.  This is wonderful news and we thank all who support us so generously.

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January Wishlist

Our January Wishlist is out.  Please click here to download it. Thanks for your help

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September Wishlist

Our September Wishlist is out – please click here to download it.   

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Recipe of the month

Sausage and Butter Bean Bake. For 4 people. Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time (Microwave) 4 minutes Total cost £2.57 Ingredients 1 tin potatoes 15p 1 large tin sweetcorn 35p 1 tin chopped tomatoes with herbs 45p 2 tins Hot Dog sausages 90p 1 tin carrots 19p 1 tin butter beans 33p 1 onion 20p […]

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Clients with limited cooking facilities

Our Warehouse manager recently requested the following items. Cereals – no porridge oats instant mash potato cup a soup instant noodles pot noodles microwave rice pouches tea bags tinned pasta products ie spaghetti, ravioli, macaroni cheese We have had a dramatic increase in the number of clients arriving at the centre who have very limited […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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