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Opening Times – Food Donations and Deliveries

Food donations can be made at our warehouse in Norton; the address is as follows: 7A Howe Road, Norton, YO17 9BH. Please kindly leave your food donations in the boxes provided. Please could we ask you not to leave food on the step when the foodbank is closed. Thank you for your generosity! Normal Opening […]

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How To Access Ryedale Foodbank

Due to Covid-19 we can only deliver food parcels and our offices must remain closed to the public. In order to ensure that we can help you, or someone you know, obtain a food parcel please contact your regular referral agency or call one of the following numbers: • CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau) 01653 695542 […]

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Delivery Days Change

New Delivery Days With effect from next week, our delivery days are changing! We will now no longer deliver Mondays but deliver Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons across Ryedale. This is due to very few requests for a Monday and a considerable number of requests from our agencies for a Wednesday. COVID standards dictate that […]

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Volunteer Delivery Drivers and Warehouse Operatives

Volunteer Delivery Drivers (Fridays) and Volunteer Warehouse Operatives Required Ryedale Foodbank presently has a requirement for volunteer delivery drivers — on Friday afternoons — and volunteer warehouse operatives (various days). If you have some free time to volunteer for Ryedale Foodbank, that would be greatly appreciated! For more information, please contact the Ryedale Foodbank manager, […]

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Marcus Rashford: Food voucher U-turn after footballer’s campaign (BBC)

Sourced from BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53065806 About 1.3 million children in England will be able to claim free school meal vouchers during the holidays, after a campaign by footballer Marcus Rashford. The Manchester United forward, 22, welcomed the six-week voucher for eligible children, saying: “Look at what we can do when we come together.” Labour leader Sir […]

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Teamwork

Collaboration Benefits Ryedale Throughout the COVID-19 crisis we have seen incredible displays of community spirit as individuals and organisations have stepped in to meet needs and make a difference in their community. I am so pleased that the Foodbank has been able to join in partnership with other groups who are doing an amazing job […]

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Soldiering On…

    My thanks go to everyone who has supported the Foodbank through this difficult month after Jacqui’s death. I have appreciated the willingness of volunteers and the Steering Group, to maintain the Foodbank and so continue feeding those who are experiencing food poverty in Ryedale. Jacqui had managed the Foodbank since mid-2018, she brought […]

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Notable Grants and Fundraising

We have received an exceptional response as regards the funds that we have received during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals, governmental organisations and business corporations have kindly donated significant sums of money to Ryedale Foodbank during this extremely difficult period, for which we are extremely grateful. Notable sums that we have received are as follows: • […]

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Very Sad News Regarding Jacqui Griffiths

We are heartbroken at the news of our project manager Jacqui Griffiths passing away last weekend. Jacqui’s selfless spirit and dedication to helping people in crisis has been a beacon of light and hope for everyone in our community – and it is a legacy that will live on through our work. You will be […]

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We successfully raised over £7,600 in our online JustGiving campaign.

We recently reached the £7,500 target of our JustGiving COVID-19 fundraising campaign. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, Ryedale Foodbank is proving to be an essential source of food supplies and other grocery items for individuals and families who are presently experiencing food poverty and financial crises. Unfortunately, while demand is increasing, our supplies of donated […]

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