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Together we provided more than 42,000 meals

Last year we provided in excess of 42,000 meals to local people in need. We didn’t stop there. We also provided support to other initiatives and organisations tackling food poverty, including holiday lunch clubs, community fridges and providers of hot cooked meals.

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Thank you, Oakleigh Garage Chesham

The recent cold spell took its toll on our trusty, long serving Foodbank van. Our volunteer drivers were confronted with a flat battery earlier this week. Without our van, much of what we do grinds to a halt.

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Thank you Amersham Action Group and Amersham Town Council

Our heartfelt thanks to Jane Barnes, Steve Catanach and Alison Bailey (pictured below with Foodbank Coordinator Diane Rutter, and Foodbank volunteer Kate Turnock).

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Christmas Opening Times & Additional Local Support Services

We encourage anyone who envisages needing support or knows of anyone who may do so this month to please contact the relevant service at the earliest opportunity. Chiltern Foodbank opening hours over the festive period are as follows:

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Thank you Chiltern Foodbank Volunteers

Tuesday 5th December is International Volunteers Day. It is thanks to our volunteers that people in the Chiltern area can get the support they need, which is more important than ever during such challenging times. The resilience, passion, and commitment they show week in week out is truly inspiring.

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Tesco’s Amersham Winter Food Collection

We, like many foodbanks across the country, are bracing ourselves for winter. From Thursday 30th November to Saturday 2nd December Chiltern Foodbank volunteers will be present at Tesco’s in Amersham for our annual Winter Collection.  

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Amersham Mayor getting active for the Foodbank

Huge congratulations to Cllr Elizabeth Shepherd for completing the 10k Shardaloes run on 24th September and to Michela di Toco for being a very able running partner and encourager.

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Support us this Harvest

Every year, around the traditional Harvest Festival period, we launch our Harvest appeal. If you are in a position to help us, please refer to the above shopping list or kindly consider making a donation.

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Thank you Paradigm Housing

Thank you to everyone at Paradigm Housing for the donations you collected for the foodbank!

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Bags for Life Appeal

Chiltern Foodbank would be very grateful to receive donations of strong, clean, carrier bags (Bags for life). Donations can be dropped into our Chesham foodbank at: 71, The Broadway, High Street, Chesham, HP5 1BX.

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