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Collect for us this Christmas

Once again this year we are running our “Reverse Advent Calendar” as a great way to get your office/organisation/school/church involved in supporting the foodbank. Rather than receive your chocolate, you instead make a donation to the foodbank, giving the items stated. Collect them all into a box, and drop them to us in time for […]

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Thank you to Tesco’s shoppers

Thank you to the kind shoppers of Tesco who donated a total of 783kg of food on 6th Sept. This will make an amazing difference to our stock levels and to local people in need, Thank you!

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Our Par centre is now closed

After many years of faithful service, our team at Par have closed our foodbank outlet. We are sorry for any inconvenience this might cause, and advise you to contact our St Austell or Roche branches. Thank you.

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Thank you to local shoppers!

Thank you to all who shopped at Tesco Holmbush and St Blazey Co-Op in recent weeks and donated over a tonne of food to the foodbank. It was an amazing result, and we really could not operate without you! We continue to feed about 50 people a week, so, on their behalf, THANK YOU!

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Easter Opening Hours

The foodbank will be open as usual until Thurs 29th April, and then closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. We reopen on Tues 3rd April.

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Can you help us feed local people?

With demand for food on the increase, so our need of stock increases too! If you would like to contribute non-perishable foods to the foodbank, please drop it to our collection points at Holmbush Tesco or Gover Co-Op or visit us during opening times. We are especially in need of instant mash potato and tinned […]

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Gover Co-Op collection brings in the tins!

Many thanks to the kind people at Gover Co-Op last weekend who donated 215 kilos of food at our collection. Much appreciated!

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Over 30 volunteers run St Austell foodbank

Working out of Light and Life Church’s Centre on The Sidings, St Austell foodbank is run entirely by volunteers – well over 30 of them – all of whom give their time and energy willingly in order to help others. This does mean that our phone is not staffed 24/7, nor that we are available at […]

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Great support at Tesco collection

We are delighted to report that once again the good people of St Austell came up trumps and donated 535kgs of food to our foodbank on 8th April. THANK YOU!

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Busy times!

It’s all go here at the foodbank, with our dedicated volunteers regularly seeing between 7 and 15 clients per session. In addition our amazing Community Champions are referring many people to other agencies as well as offering practical support and guidance. Food continues to trickle in thanks to the generosity of the people of St […]

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