Updates and News

Here you can find all of the latest updates on most needed items, our newsletter and any other news related updates.

A lovely birthday party donation for the Foodbank

We have just received an absolutely lovely donation from a young lad.  He was having a birthday party to celebrate his 9th birthday and asked his friends to bring donations for the Foodbank instead of presents.  What a wonderfully kind idea.  We were extremely grateful and really enjoyed showing him and his family around the Foodbank […]

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Supermarket collections

Thank you to all the wonderful shoppers at Asda last Saturday who donated items to the Foodbank.  Our dedicated volunteers handed out shopping lists as shoppers entered the store and so many shoppers kindly bought items from our list to donate – THANK YOU. But don’t worry – you haven’t missed the opportunity to do […]

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BankTheFood app

Hi – did you know there was an App (there’s an App for everything right?!) that will alert you when you shop at one of the local supermarkets where we collect, as to what items are on our Most Needed list? Amazing huh? If you download ‘BankTheFood’ – the QR code below will take you […]

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Thank you for setting up Food Donation boxes….

Thank you to the following organisations who are setting up Food Donation Boxes for Cheltenham Foodbank: Tivoli Chiropractors Cheltenham Ladies College Cheltenham Square Dancing Club Plenty of boxes and posters still available for anyone else who thinks they have a small space for a Collection Box 🙂 Contact us on 01242 570080 and we will […]

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A shout out to any organisation….

We are offering an opportunity for you to help us collect food, with nothing required on your part except a little bit of space…. We will supply a collection box for food, with a poster (like the below) and we will regularly come and empty the box too.  If you have room in a reception, […]

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A puppy isn’t just for Christmas…..

We really appreciate all the donations the Foodbank received before Christmas and they will all help.  Sadly the need continues and if it is at all possible for you to donate, we are short of the following items: Soup, baked beans and long life milk in particular Lots of people are finding the winter very […]

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Bags!!

Hello, Anyone got a ‘bag of bags’? Or even just a few going spare?  We very often need to give out food parcels in carrier bags and so are always in need of them.  If you are having a January clear out and could drop them into us – we’d be very grateful. At Elim […]

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Happy New Year

Hello, we at Cheltenham Foodbanks wish you all a very happy new year, may 2024 be all you hope for. A massive thank you to everyone who donated over the period up to Christmas – it was fantastic.  So many kind and thoughtful donations from schools, churches, youth groups as well as individuals, families, groups […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

We will be open as normal until 22nd December. After Christmas we will be open: 27th December          10.30am – 12.30pm                29th December         10.30am – 12.30pm                       BOTH  at Cheltenham Elim […]

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Donating for Christmas

We are gratefully receiving any Christmas donations of non perishable food, or toiletries.  If you are donating items for Christmas, please could you ensure the Use by date is past 25 Dec 23. Are you thinking of organising of a Secret Santa at your workplace or organisation?  How about a variation on that theme where […]

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