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Urgent appeal for donations as Barrow Foodbank fears for busiest summer ever with increased food bank need during school holidays

Barrow Foodbank is asking local people to check what donations are most needed in the area, as they prepare for a busy summer with increased need during the school holidays. In previous years, the rise in the number of families struggling to stretch their money to cover the summer break has left Barrow Foodbank’s stocks […]

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#5WeeksTooLong

At Barrow Foodbank we’re supporting #5WeeksTooLong to highlight the struggle caused by the five week wait for Universal Credit. This wait impacts particularly on disabled people and those with ill health and has a big impact in terms of housing. A recent survey found 81% of tenants saw financial hardship whilst waiting and Centrepoint described […]

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Enter the Foodbank Dogshow

We’re holding a dog show as a fund raiser for Barrow Foodbank, this will be held at Holy Family School on Sunday 1st September.  To find out more please see the poster attached and download the registration form.DOG SHOW FORM Dog Show POSTER

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Barrow Foodbank 200 Club

Ever thought about supporting us but not sure how to go about it, why not consider joining our 200 club!  Please click Barrow Foodbank 200 Club to learn more.

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Support us for ‘ADLENT’

Lent starts tomorrow. How about doing an ‘ADLENT CALENDAR,’ each day you place an item in the box then deliver it to the Foodbank at Easter!

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Christmas Opening Hours

We will close at 3pm on Friday 22nd December and won’t reopen until until 3rd January. Provisions are in place to make sure food is available, any client who needs urgent support over Christmas should contact their voucher-holding agency.

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November Newsletter

The Foodbank newsletter for November is now available to view here.

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October Newsletter

The October newsletter for the foodbank is now available to view online.

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Barrow Foodbank Presented with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Volunteers from Barrow Foodbank were honoured today at a ceremony to present them with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service. Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria, Claire Hensman, made the presentation, the Lord-Lieutenant is Her Majesty The Queens representative in Cumbria. Volunteers from Barrow Foodbank and the two satellite branches at Millom and Ulverston received the award of […]

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July 2017 Newsletter

Barrow food bank’s July newsletter is now available for download in two formats: PDF HTML

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