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Special Thanks to the Nottingham Building Society

How lucky are we? To receive part of the £30,000 donation from The Nottingham Building Society, distributed to 20 food banks across the country. Running solely off donations to operate, we’re extremely grateful for the generosity and willingness to help. The monetary donation has created 150 parcels. The emergency food parcels that are sent out […]

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More support from Wigston News & Deli customers!

Another £160 raised by Wigston Fields News & Deli pay as you feel customers. Also, you guys have been shopping and placing items in our collection basket located in the shop on, Carlton Drive. When we picked up this week it was overflowing, thank you so much. Pratik and Bee are working so hard to ensure they […]

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Generous donation from Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur at the Leicester Centre

Fiona has received a generous donation from Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur at the Leicester Centre. Dipesh Mehta dropped the donation directly to us and mentioned another delivery that would arrive on Friday which is brilliant ? We are beyond thankful for the support and continued diligence Dipesh and his team are providing here. They’ve identified our shortages […]

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A big shout out to BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Leicester

I have always loved living in Leicester because of the diversity of cultures. Since becoming the Operational Manager for LSFB my love for this city has increased. I have met so many wonderful people, learnt about how different faiths and those of no faith, have come together to make their community better. We read such […]

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Tesco have kindly donated £15 million worth of food to food banks and charities

In order to meet national food bank demands, Tesco has kindly donated £15 million worth of food to food banks and charities. Here is a portion of that delivered by our fellow British Gas engineers shown in the image below. We have been so overwhelmed and grateful to the many organisations and companies working in […]

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A Helping Hand from Wigston Fields News & Deli

I dont know what to say in the way of thanks, Wigston Fields News & Deli presented Leicester South Foodbank with another cheque of £342 this week. This money has been raised by customers of Pratik and Bee initiative of pay as you feel. This money will ensure at least 34 families receive an emergency parcel this week. Last […]

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Drop of Compassion’s amazing donation

Thrilled to receive vital supplies donated by Drop of Compassion who were then welcomed into our warehouse at The King’s Centre to take a tour for a greater insight into the operations. It is so important that non-profit organisations also work together during a big pandemic like this to ensure we continue to cover the community on […]

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Certification of Recognition for Leicester South Food Bank

Our heartfelt thanks to the panel at Leicestershire Cares for the nomination, it is an honour for our volunteers and employees at Leicester South Foodbank to be recognised for the resilience and the risk we take to support our community which would not be possible without The Trussell Trust support and campaign for change. Bruce Harrison our […]

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Weekly shop!

Unfortunately this is now starting to become a weekly occurrence. £250 worth of shopping on just the items we need to ensure we have all the items for a parcel. This may look a lot and we certainly get some funny looks from other customers, but this will literally only last a week. With the […]

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Prayers really being answered!

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https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1G2ILcZeIzkx9fKR0hCIQRUv86wH8O1bJ So yesterday we brought you news of Aldi allowing us to buy multiple items that we are running short of. I also mentioned that it would be great if Aldi and Lidl could put food bank collection baskets in their store. As soon as we had posted, we checked emails and Lidl had sent […]

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