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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:
marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk

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:

BBC Midlands Today - 6/11/12



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

Radio Shropshire 21/10/12


An interview with two key people behind the project

BBC Radio Shropshire 28/10/12



Helen & Guy collecting at Morrison's on 28th Sept.


What is a Foodbank?

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.

The very 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:
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 donations
Pray with and for people in need in your community

If you would like more information about the charity or the foodbank network, please have a look at their web site by clicking on their logo to the left.

If you would like find out more, please see the Foodbank's website.

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