News

Over 2000 Food Parcels In One Year

2181 food bank parcels provided to people in crisis in Swale during the last year   New figures released by Swale Foodbank today reveal 2181 emergency food parcels were provided to people in the last year – this includes a 99% increase in the amount of families supported during the last financial year and works out at 53,451 meals given […]

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GoFundMe Issues

We are aware that many of our wonderful donors have had their money refunded by our GoFundMe page due to an administrative error. If you still wish to donate that money to us, please email us on [email protected]   Thank you for your ongoing support – it really is appreciated!

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Easter Opening Times

Swale Foodbank will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday for an Easter break. Our incredible team who work so hard will be taking some time off to rest and to spend time with their families. The foodbank phone 07486 370709 will be back on from Tuesday 6th April so you can book in […]

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Swale Foodbank Partner With Spareable

Swale Foodbank are thrilled to announce that we have now partnered with Spareable – an app that donors can download and use to donate specific items to us. These are combined with the donations of many others and then a bulk order will be delivered directly to our warehouse. We will keep our wishlist updated […]

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Christmas Appeal Launch: Hampers Of Hope

Swale Foodbank are excited to launch our Christmas campaign which we are calling ‘Hampers Of Hope’. If you have been following us for a while, you will know that we run a campaign each year. This year, like everything else, it will be a little different – but we are determined to still ensure as […]

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Swale Foodbank Are Hiring!

Swale Foodbank Are Hiring! We are looking for the right person to become our Warehouse Co-ordinator – could it be you? If you enjoy working with people from all walks of life, if you enjoy bringing order out of chaos, if you are available for 8 hours mid week, have a full, clean licence and, […]

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Swale Foodbank Achieves Charitable Status

Swale Foodbank achieved charitable status yesterday, Monday 13th July. We would like to thank all those who helped us to get to this point and we look forward to the future, whatever it holds. We have 4 new trustees who will watch over our organisation and ensure that everything we do complies with various guidelines […]

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IMPORTANT COVID-19 CHANGES

Along with many organisations, Swale Foodbank have had to make drastic changes to how we run things for the foreseeable future. We are now a ‘delivery-only’ foodbank – all 4 of our centres are now closed and you cannot access help via them. Anyone needing a voucher can call us direct on 07486 370709 or […]

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Amazing Generosity…from a little girl!

We were honoured to have the amazing Neeve visit us at Swale Foodbank this Tuesday, along with her school friends and staff from their school, The Oaks. Neeve had asked her Mum if she could donate all of her birthday presents to us at foodbank so we could give them to children who won’t be […]

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Foodbank usage on the rise

Here is a really interesting article by Kent Online that our project Manager, was asked to be involved in, along with colleagues from Medway and Deal. This highlights the need for the service we offer to those in crisis in our area. https://www.kentonline.co.uk/kent/news/use-of-food-banks-up-25-216153/?fbclid=IwAR0vSxeC17T2EtGaq1Uf9P-c-t1W7nRLNmbJAVOhcWRSaLjVwIwkFT2aaOc

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