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Successful food drive at ASDA store

On 7th June York Foodbank held a food drive at ASDA in York (at Monks Cross). On this day we were supported by a number of people from SSCL (pictured). On the day, the team helped generate 221kg of food donations, and raised £181.70 in cash donations. Pictured in the two images are: Callum Meek, Mauro […]

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York Foodbank Facebook page is down

Due to an unforeseen IT issue, our Facebook page remains down at the moment. We are in touch with Facebook/Meta to get this back up and running. If anyone needs info on the items we need, opening times or location of centres, please feel free to use this webpage instead. You can click above or […]

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York Foodbank Key Statistics

Calendar Year Statistics: 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Total Vouchers Fulfilled  1734 2544 1928 3124 3473 % Change +/- 1.11% 46.71% -24.21% 62.03% 11.17% Total People Received 3 days Emergency Food 4185 6725 4975 8677 9393 % Change +/- 4.78% 60.69% -26.02% 74.41% 8.25% Download York Foodbank Ward Data 2023-2024  

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Volunteer wins Castle Howard prize

We were delighted here at York Foodbank recently to offer all our volunteers the chance to win a voucher for two adults to the house and gardens at the amazing Castle Howard. The team at Castle Howard offered us this to “be able to support the Food bank volunteers who do just a fantastic and […]

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New collection point in central York at 29 Castlegate

A new food collection point has been created at a local recruiter’s offices, based at 29 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN,  for the York Foodbank. City of York Trading Ltd, through their brands, WorkwithYork, WorkwithSchools, WorkwithYorkshire & Williams + Anthony, recruit staff for the public sector, schools and nurseries and other Yorkshire organisations.  A share of […]

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Schneider Electric staff volunteer in the warehouse

As part of the Kier Construction (Kier) contract at Full Sutton Prison, the construction company has asked it’s suppliers to volunteer locally and we at York Foodbank are one of the beneficiaries of that time. The latest to volunteer were Faye and Steffi from Schneider Electric Both arrived suitably togged up for a cold/rainy day and […]

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Barratt Homes supports York Foodbank

We are delighted to have received a cheque from Barratt Homes for £3000. The business had made the donation and brought a large cheque into the foodbank warehouse to present it to Adam Raffell, our manager, and Maxine Taylor, our warehouse coordinator (pictured below). Barratt Developments Yorkshire East made the donation. Most of our food […]

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Easter 2024 opening times

York Foodbank opening times for the centres over the Easter weekend:   We are open Easter Saturday morning but are closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Thursday 28th March    OPEN 14:00-16:00        St Joseph’s, Clifton Friday 29th March         CLOSED Saturday 30th March    OPEN 10:00-12:00        The Belfrey @ the de Grey Rooms […]

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Halifax College at UoY nominates York Foodbank as charity partner

We are delighted to announce that Halifax College at the University of York has nominated us here at the foodbank in York as their charity partner. Their charity events started with a short visit to us at the foodbank to get a feel of how the operation runs, and then a food collection was done […]

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Diversity tour supports York foodbank

The dance group Diversity are on a UK tour titled ‘Supernova’ and are supporting Trussell Trust foodbanks across the UK. In their York date, at the Grand Opera House, the foodbank team were on hand on Thursday and Friday 7/8 March to collect money and food donations kindly donated by the audience. As an added […]

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