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House on the Rock church raises 1,410kg of food at PUSH initiative

House on the Rock Church

House on the Rock is a charismatic evangelical Bible-based church, which is ‘a home for all’. All House on the Rock churches globally hold an annual 21-day period of fasting and prayer P.U.S.H. (Pray Until Something Happens), which takes its lead from Isaiah 58, verse 7, which describes a Godly fast, in which you ‘share […]

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TAP: a new form of charity fundraising raises over £2,700 for Islington Foodbank

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Islington Foodbank is extremely grateful to be one of the charities supported by TAP, a fundraising vehicle which has started in Hackney and Islington, that links up small, local charities with donors in their communities. TAP is a new method of fundraising, launched by two enterprising women who used to work in advertising, to raise […]

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Autumn and winter supermarket drive dates

Waitrose Holloway Road, where the June food drive for Islington Foodbank was held

Here is a list of dates for the supermarket drives at Waitrose over the autumn months: Tuesday October 10, 5pm – 7pm, Waitrose Holloway Road Saturday October 14, 10am – 2pm, Waitrose Holloway Road Monday October 23, 10am to 4pm, Waitrose Clerkenwell Monday December 4, 10am to 4pm, Waitrose Clerkenwell During the supermarket drives, volunteers from the […]

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Summer supermarket drive dates

Waitrose Holloway Road, where the June food drive for Islington Foodbank was held

Here is a list of dates for the supermarket drives at Waitrose over the summer months: Mon July 3, 10am – 4pm,Waitrose Clerkenwell Weds July 5, 5pm – 7pm, Waitrose Holloway Road Sat July 8, 10am – 2pm, Waitrose Holloway Road Sat August 5, 10am – 4pm, Waitrose Clerkenwell During the supermarket drives, volunteers from the […]

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Supermarket drive on Saturday, May 13 at Waitrose Holloway Road

Waitrose Holloway Road, where the June food drive for Islington Foodbank was held

We have a supermarket driving coming up this weekend at Waitrose, Holloway Road. If you shop in this supermarket, or are in the area, please come and donate if you can – or just say hello. The items we most need from this drive are listed below, we would be very grateful if you could […]

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April supermarket drive raises 942kg of food

Waitrose Holloway Road, where the June food drive for Islington Foodbank was held

The last supermarket drive for Islington Foodbank at Waitrose, Holloway Road raised 942kg of food. The foodbank is in urgent need of extra donations, with foodbank usage up 60%, so the extra income from the supermarket drive is much appreciated by all at the foodbank. Thank you to everybody who volunteered, and donated on the […]

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Islington Foodbank in need of additional food stocks as client levels rise by 60%

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  The dramatic increase in client numbers is finding the foodbank very short of food. The 60% increase in clients over the last year is impacting on the amount of food that we need to bring in every month. In March 2017 alone, the foodbank gave out 4.5 tonnes of food, and in just one […]

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Urgently needed items

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The foodbank is currently running low on the following items. If you can donate, please do so by visiting our Ronalds Road centre. More details about how to donate food can be found here Tea and coffee Tinned fish Tinned meat Tinned vegetables Long life milk Long life juice Tinned tomatoes Baked beans Tinned rice […]

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Supermarket drives for the spring and summer

Waitrose Holloway Road, where the June food drive for Islington Foodbank was held

We will be holding supermarket drives to raise food for Islington Foodbank at Waitrose, Holloway Road on the following dates 22nd April 2017 13th May 2017 10th June 2017 8th July 2017 5th August 2017 During the supermarket drives, volunteers from the Islington Foodbank will be positioned at the supermarket, asking shoppers to donate a […]

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March supermarket drive raises over 1000kg of food

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Last Saturday’s (4 March) supermarket drive at Waitrose, Holloway Road raised 1066 kgs of food for Islington food bank. Commenting on the drive, Reannan (pictured here), who is in charge of supermarket drives said, “The public has been very receptive, we think the good weather has helped, and once again the staff at Waitrose have […]

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