21 Nov 18
We are pleased to announce our ‘Reverse Advent Calendar’ initiative, which will support people in need this Winter. Download your copy of the Calendar here. We would love to see your collections, so don’t forget to send us any photos, or tag us on Facebook – Chesterfield Foodbank. Please drop to any of our donation points […]
19 Nov 18
Companion Care Vets, inside Pets at Home, are doing a pet food collection for our foodbank between now and Christmas. Some of the people in crisis coming to the foodbank have pets and they cannot feed them. The foodbank can supply them with pet food if it is available.
19 Nov 18
Chesterfield foodbank provides long life nutritious food for local people in temporary crises. Join easyfundraising and you can collect free donations for us every time you buy something online. It won’t cost you a penny extra so please help us to raise funds. Find out more about easyfundraising here.
30 Aug 18
We’re pleased to be working closely with Baby Basics Chesterfield, who do valuable work with families in our local community, and share our warehouse space. You can find out more about them on Facebook or on their website.
22 Aug 18
Chesterfield foodbank has applied for a Tesco Bags of Help grant and Tesco shoppers are being invited to vote for their preferred charity appeal over the next couple of months. We asked Tesco for a grant to buy a stacker truck because a great deal of food is collected at harvest time and in the […]
6 Aug 18
The Food Finder Challenge is a brand new initiative from Trussell Trust, which aims to raise much-needed funds for the Trust and donations for your local foodbank. Working within a team, you’ll be pitted against other teams, taking part in a treasure-hunt style challenge. Over two hours you’ll have to collect as many things on our […]
6 Aug 18
Established in 2004, SkillForce is a national education charity, leading the way in how character and resilience is taught and delivered in schools. Since its inception, SkillForce has helped tens of thousands of young people turn their lives around and, through doing so, realise their potential and become responsible citizens. In addition to our commitment […]
1 Jul 18
Our 2017/18 newsletter is now available to view. Download your copy here.
4 Jun 18
The Co-op Local Community Fund has provided £1,400 towards the cost of our new Chesterfield foodbank van. We use the van to collect donated food from supermarkets, churches, libraries and schools and deliver the food to our three distribution centres at Brimington, West Bars and Loundsley Green. The van is regularly seen around Chesterfield by […]
30 May 18
Jane and Karen, the Tesco Extra Community Champions and Andy from the Fruit and Veg Department joined us at the foodbank warehouse on the 26th April and soon got stuck in helping us to transfer food items into good quality used cardboard boxes supplied by the Fruit and Vegetable Department. We use deep boxes for cereals, […]