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Various donations

We are amazed by the number and scale of food and monetary donations by very kind supporters of Anglesey Foodbank, supporters such individuals, schools, companies and organisations. Your contributions are gratefully received and valued – thank you so much  

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Llangefni Mayor donation

We are very grateful to Mr Dylan Rees, mayor of Llangefni Town Council for the recent donation of £250, Mr Rees commented : “I would like to thank everyone for their generosity during the collection at my Mayor’s Sunday Service which has enabled me to make this donation and also make a similar gift to […]

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Tesco store collections

On the weekends of 20th/21st October and 30th November – 1st December volunteers from Anglesey Foodbank along with the help of Tesco staff collected food donations at the entrance of Tesco Holyhead. We are very grateful to Tesco for the opportunity to hold these collections, they are an essential source of food supplies to enable the foodbank to […]

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Coop-Member donation

A very big thankyou to the Coop and their members for raising funds for charitable purposes through the Coop members scheme. Anglesey Foodbank was the very grateful recipient of a share of this fundraising to the tune of £1,250.88. A cheque was recently presented to members of Anglesey Foodbank by staff at Holyhead Coop.

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ZipWorld Fundraising

A big thank you to ZipWorld for the Velocity tickets provided for sponsorship of two brave volunteers. Those two brave volunteers were Non and Gerald, they travelled 1.5km over the Bethesda quarry, reaching speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour!! They raised in excess of £400 for the work of the foodbank – thank you Non […]

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People’s Postcode Lottery grant

  We are very grateful to the players of the People’s Postcode Lottery for the very generous grant to enable us to purchase an electric van for the work of the foodbank.

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Horizon donation and food collection

We are very grateful to Horizon Anglesey for the recent donation towards the purchase of our electric van and for the collection of an amazing amount of food.

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

warehouse volunteers chatting about tinned food

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

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David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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