Trussel Trust Foodbanks
Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. Trussell Trust foodbanks provide a minimum of three days emergency food and support to people experiencing crisis in the UK. Rising costs of food and fuel combined with static income, high unemployment and changes to benefits are causing more and more people to come to foodbanks for help .
Wokingham Foodbank has now opened it’s doors. It is situated in Rose street, Wokingham next to Richard Worth and opens Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 13:30-15:30.
Crowthorne Foodbank opens Monday & Thursday 12:00-14:00
Home-Start Wokingham District now holds a supply of vouchers which can be exchange for a food parcel at either location. If the family that you are supporting could benefit from a food parcel, please contact the office or your co-ordinator who will arrange to issue a voucher.
Each food parcel contains a minimum of three days nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food.
WoodleyFoodbank is operated by Woodley Pilot Trust and involves all the churches in Woodley. Anyone can access the food store who is suffering hardship. To access a parcel, we or the family would need to contact either Lesley Brown (Office Manager) on 0118 9699956 between 8.30am – 12.30pm week days or John Honeybourne (co-ordinator) on 07806658995. Delivery can be arranged by one of the volunteers if in the Woodley area, although the same day cannot be guaranteed. There is also an opportunity to pickup one from Woodley Baptist Church if it is needed urgently and if the family are able to get there.