Churches Together in Market Drayton was instrumental in the establishment of a foodbank in the town in partnership with the Trussell Trust.
The Market Drayton Foodbank is now open.
The Foodbank is open at the following times:
Tuesdays 9:30 to 11:30am
Fridays 12:30 to 2:00pm
for more information please see
the Foodbank's own website:
If you wish to contact the Foodbank
please click here.
Midlands Today reports on the Foodbank On Tuesday
6th Nov. the BBC regional news reported the opening of the Market Drayton Foodbank. The article which accompanied it can be found here
on their website. You can watch the two minute item below:
Foodbank features on Radio Shropshire
On Sundays 21st and 28th October
Radio Shropshire's Mike George - Sunday Breakfast
featured interviews with volunteers preparing to open Market Drayton's Foodbank. They have kindly given us permission to put copies of the broadcast interviews on our web site so anyone who missed them at the time can listen again.
An interview with several volunteers
An interview with two key people behind the project
Helen & Guy collecting at Morrison's on 28th Sept.
What is a Foodbank?
gives three days of nutritionally balanced food and support for
people who are in crisis and facing difficult choices about meeting financial
obligations or going hungry. The foodbank network is now helping
communities across the West Midlands to meet the needs of their neighbours by setting up a foodbank
in their own locality.
first foodbank began in Salisbury, and with 10 years of expertise,
the charity now has 70 foodbanks
feeding people in need all over the UK.
In setting up a foodbank we will:
If you would like more information about the charity
or the foodbank network, please have
a look at
·Work with local churches to mobilise volunteers and resources
·Link with statutory agencies for client referrals
·Partner with local schools, businesses and supermarkets for food
·Pray with and for people in need in your community
their web site by clicking on their logo to the left.
If you would like find out more, please see the Foodbank's website