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CALLING ALL COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS!

Clay Cross Foodbank is on the lookout for passionate individuals to become TRUSTEES and lead our efforts in providing emergency food and support to those facing hardship. As a trustee, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our charity and advocating for change to end the need for food banks in the […]

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Most Needed Items

We are currently completely out of treats for our parcels (which is normally sweets or chocolate around 100g) as well as cat and dog food. We have only a couple of weeks of long life juice, meat, uht milk, jam, biscuits, tinned fruit, tinned soup, tinned rice pudding, cereal, tinned toms. We’d also like to […]

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Help needed

We are starting to put together our volunteer lists for the nationwide winter food collection at Tesco. Are you free for a couple of hours between 9-4pm on either 30 November, 1 December or 2 December? If you fancy coming to join our team at tesco to ask for donations or thanking people for donating […]

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Current Needs

We’ve had a really busy few weeks, that have followed a first 6 months of the year with a 20% increase on the previous year. We are struggling to keep enough food on the shelves to keep offering our services to those who need them. Our shortages list is now longer than the list of […]

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End of Year Stats Release

On Wednesday 26 April 2023, we released our stats on the number of emergency food parcels that Clay Cross Foodbank provided within our local community between April 2022 and March 2023. The alarming new figures reveal that we have provided 3656 emergency food parcels to people who couldn’t afford the essentials over the last year […]

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Easter Opening

We are open as normal friday 7th April, but if you need a voucher please get one beforehand as our agencies will be closed for the bank holiday. Vouchers can be obtained from Citizens Advice at their drop in sessions open 10-1pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at North East Derbyshire Citizen Advice office at Clay […]

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Derbyshire Times Visit the foodbank

We were happy to welcome both a reporter and the next week a photographer from the derbyshire times to our Friday Foodbank sessions recently. They talked to many of our volunteers and our staff and produced the following article . Do have a read to see what we all had to say.  

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Christmas Opening

We have only two changes to our opening times this Christmas. We are open for two hours on the 23rd from 1pm-3pm and will be closed on the bank holiday tuesday (27th December). Our opening times poster can be downloaded below. Opening Christmas 2022

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Two ways to help us celebrate advent!

We are looking for donations of advent calendars to give out from the 22 November, these can placed in our tesco donation boxes or brought to foodbank sessions. We are also sharing an updated Reverse Advent Calendar for those that would like to collect in the lead up to christmas.  We ask for them to […]

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Tesco Collection 30th June-2nd July

We’re looking for volunteers to help us during the annual Tesco food Collection. With food and energy prices soaring, this collection will help us gather donations for our emergency food parcels for people in Clay Cross and surrounding areas. Our figures from the first of January show we fed 72% more this year than last […]

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