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St Albans High School for Girls – What a fantastic gift!

We are very grateful to the girls in Year 6 at St Albans High School for Girls Prep, for their donation to the Foodbank of some of the funds set aside for their end of year celebrations.   We are sorry that the celebrations could not go ahead but here at the Foodbank we are delighted and touched […]

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Thank you Wheathampstead and thanks to all who helped make this such a successful day

On 11 July we held the last of our street collections. This time we were in Wheathampstead and were helped by the Harpenden Round Table and Wheathampstead Community Group. The 1st Wheathampstead scouts helped by making their scout hut available for sorting the donations. The sun shone and we collected 1.1 tonnes of food and essentials plus £395 […]

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Our thanks again to St Albans

Our thanks once again to St Albans Round Table and to all those that supported us on a rather wet and windy day this weekend as we travelled through St Albans town centre and St Michaels. It might have rained but we still collected over 1.5tonnes of food and other essentials and some £700 in […]

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Waitrose Harpenden, Aylett Nurseries and Odyssey Cinema – thank you!

Our thanks go to Waitrose Harpenden for selecting St Albans & District Foodbank as one of its charity partners under its Green Token Scheme.We use donations such as this to ensure that the food parcels are complete when sent to one of our six Distribution Centres throughout the district. Thank you again Waitrose! Our thanks […]

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Thank you Fleetville, Camp and Highfield!

Our street collection with St Albans Round table was a great success. The sun shined and we collected over 3 tonnes of donations and nearly £1,000 in cash. We are very grateful and have already sorted and stored the donations ready for inclusion in food parcels that will be distributed through one of our six […]

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Thanks St Albans Round Table and thanks to all those who have supported us.

On 23 and 24 May Santa lent his sleigh for street collections in the Marshalswick and Townsend neighbourhoods and collected the massive total of 2.2 tonnes of food and other essential items plus some £1,200 cash donations. What a result! Santa has kindly agreed to lend his sleigh for further collections in the  Fleetville and […]

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We are incredibly thankful for your support Ocado

We are incredibly thankful for your support Ocado. Your donation will help us cope with the huge uplift in demand we have been experiencing; at the peak of the pandemic it was over 400%. Demand has settled the last couple of weeks at around 200% our normal. These are huge numbers and our volunteers have […]

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Congratulations Lions and many thanks from all of us at the St Albans & District Foodbank

The Foodbank is grateful to the St Albans and Harpenden Lions Clubs. Following prior donations  the Lions offered  further help to the Foodbank  and carried out its own collection on our behalf . We are pleased to record that  the Lions  target of £2,500 was reached which together with Gift Aid and a further one […]

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St Albans, your local foodbank needs your help!

Your local foodbank needs your help! St Albans Round Table will be collecting any non-perishable food, giftcards or donations left on doorsteps using the famous Santa’s Sleigh. Saturday 23rd May – Marshalswick Sundat 24th May – Townsend More routes to follow! Acceptable items include: Pasta Rice Noodles Longlife milk/juice Instant mash Tinned meet, fish or […]

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New foodbank – Caledon Community Centre, every Friday from 10am till 12 noon until further notice

In response to the current challenging times, we at the St Albans and District Foodbank will be opening a sixth foodbank for a trial period From 22nd May 2020 – we will be at the Caledon Community Centre every Friday from 10am till 12 noon until further notice The Caledon Community Centre Caledon Road London […]

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