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Co-op Local Community Fund helps towards new foodbank van

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 […]

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Food for thought

Jim Hopkins, Project Manager at Chesterfield foodbank, gave thanks to the Rotary Club of Bolsover at their latest meeting. The Club have generously donated to the foodbank, which has enabled us to purchase a van to make it easier to carry out food collections in the area.  In attendance, Rita Reed, Club President was pleased that the van […]

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Warehouse Makeover

Chesterfield foodbank was delighted to host a team of Spar managers at our warehouse on 10th April 2018. Jordan, Andrew, Layla, Richard, Dawn, Ben, Simon, Emma, Pam, Sam and Lisa spent the whole day working away and helping us to sort our beans and pasta stocks into best before date order. We are so grateful for […]

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Andrew and Debora – A lovely story

Andrew and Debora Thatcher, (third and fourth on the left), a wonderful couple who needed food from the foodbank when they were in crisis and, who are now back on their feet, have bought another food donation to the foodbank. This is a lovely story of so many generous donors, dedicated volunteers and Andrew and […]

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Warehouse Reorganisation

Lisa, one of our warehouse volunteers, and her husband Eammon helped Jim the project manager to reorganise the warehouse last Saturday. The picture shows Lisa with our new hand pallet truck and the warehouse in the background. We now have a good supply of euro pallets and we are using shallow cardboard trays donated by […]

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Welcome visitors

Chesterfield foodbank warehouse hosts Councillor Pat Murray, John Heathcoat with three recently arrived Syrian refugees and our volunteers Pat, Lisa, Sue and John. Councillor Pat came to check over our building, John and the Syrian refugees came to help at the warehouse and our dedicated volunteers work at the warehouse every Friday morning.

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Foodbank Update

The winter months have been a busy time for the Chesterfield foodbank with a substantial increase in the number of people in crisis coming to the foodbank centres for emergency food packs. Our volunteers at Brimington, Loundsley Green and West Bars offer caring support to the people in crisis and we appreciate their dedication. Our […]

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Warehouse Update

WEIGHTRON BILANCIAI LTD, industrial weighing specialists, have generously donated a high-quality hand pallet truck with an integral weigh scale. A BIG THANK YOU TO WEIGHTRON. We have obtained second hand euro pallets from a local dealer and TESCO EXTRA is providing shallow cardboard trays. THANK YOU, TESCO EXTRA. We are transferring the food from a mix of deep […]

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Our Winter Food Collection is Coming!

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Look what we got

First delivery of food/toiletries delivered by Peakfm from the wonderful listeners. 189.96kgs approx 11 people will be fed. As food banks are running out of food around the country we are being topped up. So very grateful!

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