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St. Saviour’s closed Wednesday 23rd September

The Distribution Centre at St. Saviour’s in Westcliff will be closed for one week on Wednesday 23rd September. All other centres will be open as usual that week.

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Warehouse co-ordinator position

We are looking to appoint a paid part-time warehouse co-ordinator to oversee the management and rotation of food stocks as well as co-ordinating teams of regular and one-off volunteers. About you You will have excellent organisational skills especially when working under pressure to cope with multiple demands and deadlines, whilst ensuring high standards are consistently […]

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VE Day – Bank Holiday Friday

This Friday the 8th May our Distribution Centre at EARLS HALL BAPTIST CHURCH will be open as usual.

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EASTER OPENING HOURS

Our Distribution Centres are open all over the Easter weekend: Earls Hall is open Good Friday from 12.30pm-2.30pm, West Leigh Baptist is open Saturday 9.30am-11am and Hawkwell Baptist Church is open bank holiday Monday 5pm-6.30pm.

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Monday 6th April UPDATE

We are coping with many changes, but are still open at one distribution session every day of the week Monday – Saturday. BELLE VUE on Tuesday will now be OPEN from 12pm-3pm – an extra hour to make up for their closure on Friday. Wednesday’s 2-4pm session is now at ST SAVIOUR’S on Kings Road. Wednesday at […]

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Donate via Bankuet

You can now donate to Southend Foodbank using Bankuet. You donate to Bankuet, and they purchase the items on our list. We have a delivery slot of 16th of April booked with them. This is the link:  https://www.bankuet.co.uk/southend . As we are facing the same shortages as many people out there, and can’t purchase food in the […]

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Coronavirus/ COVID19

Southend Foodbank is taking guidance on how to respond to coronavirus/ COVID19 from the Trussell Trust as well as information provided by Public Health England and national government advice. We understand people are concerned about the implications of coronavirus for the foodbank. This may affect: access for guests to referral agencies and distribution sessions, availability […]

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Southend Foodbank in 2019

2019 marked six years of Southend Foodbank supporting the local community, it was also our busiest year and the year we saw the sharpest rise in the number of people needing help. Fortunately, we also received more donations than ever before and had support from more organisations and groups. More than 2400 referrals were made […]

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Get involved March 2020

March events cancelled This post has been edited to note that the Tesco collection day and Quiz night have been cancelled indefinitely.  Please follow more recent news posts for up-to-date information about how you can get involved to support the foodbank. — There’s always something to help with at the foodbank and this March we’ve […]

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