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All Sessions Open Through Lockdown

York Foodbank will be open as usual throughout November at our four distribution points. If you need help to access a Foodbank voucher the best place to contact is Citizens’ Advice York on 03 444 111 444, or get in touch with us and we’ll help to connect you with where you can receive advice […]

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August Bank Holiday Weekend: Saturday – Open; Monday – Closed

If you have a Foodbank voucher then kindly please be aware that we are open as normal on 29th August from 10:00-12:00 at the Citadel, Gillygate. However our session in Acomb on Monday 31st August will take a break this week. Check here for our locations and opening times: https://york.foodbank.org.uk/locations/

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Thank you for your support. Happy Christmas (…we’re back 2nd January)

At York Foodbank we would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who has donated food in the run up to Christmas this past month. The response this year from individuals, schools, churches and local businesses has all been amazing. So too have those who have volunteered collecting and sorting food donations! You all […]

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR OPENING 2019

Please be aware that we are running two sessions over the Christmas period (please see here for locations and normal session times.) We will continue as normal from 3rd January. Monday 23rd OPEN 11:00-13:00 Gateway, Acomb Wednesday 25th CLOSED Friday 27th CLOSED Saturday 28th CLOSED Monday 30th OPEN 11:00-13:00 Gateway, Acomb Wednesday 1st CLOSED Friday 3rd OPEN 10:30-12:30 […]

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Christmas donations – a special thank you

Once again we have been totally overwhelmed this year with the extremely generous donations of both food and money given to York Foodbank over the Christmas and New Year period.  From businesses to schools, individual member’s of the community to social groups, it would be impossible to mention everyone by name who made a donation.  So THANK […]

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New Year, New Office Location

We are pleased to announce that along with celebrating a New Year, at York Foodbank we are also celebrating moving to a new warehouse which also houses the Foodbank office.  York Foodbank has been providing crisis and emergency food aid to the people of York since 2012, during which time we have been continually amazed by the generous help […]

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Notice: foodbank session Huntington

On Wednesday 25th July, the foodbank session at the Living Word Church Huntington Road will be closed for the day. However all other foodbank centres will be open as usual that week.

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Christmas and New Year opening times

Our Christmas and New Year opening times are listed below: Monday 19th – Gateway (as normal) Wednesday 21st – Living Word (as normal) Friday 23rd – Tang Hall (as normal) Saturday 24th – CLOSED  Monday 26th – CLOSED Wednesday 28th –CLOSED (Project Manager on call, ring in advance for parcel collection 07871610894) Friday 30th – CLOSED Saturday 31st […]

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Numbers and faces

  The Foodbank network provided more than 1 million 3 day food supplies to people in crisis in the last year, that’s right, 1 MILLION. Which is higher than it has ever been. Now, what does this look like on a local level? Well, our statistics here at York Foodbank are slightly down on last […]

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Eat Well Spend Less – Jo Pickard

I have to admit I was overly cocky about this challenge, I felt that my student days would fair me well on my mission to fill my cupboards with tasty food that will last me a week for £7. Oh how wrong I was, shopping with only £7 was not quick or easy, first of […]

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