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🍲 Recipe Series: Meals from the Food Bank 🥫Chilli

🌶️✨ Check out this delicious recipe suggestion from our community members Carly Oberdries and Danny Davies! Perfect for a hearty meal: Chilli 🍲 Ingredients: 2 tins mince 2 tins chopped tomatoes 2 tins kidney beans 1 tin sweetcorn Instructions: Wash the mince in running water to remove the gravy, then drain well. In a pan, […]

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YAY! Big news – we’ve officially moved to our new warehouse! 🎉🏢

Huge thanks to Mole Valley District Council for providing us with our fantastic new warehouse. As well as the wonderful team at Mole Valley DC! We couldn’t have done it without the incredible support from: 👏 Broanmain Plastics 👏 Crown Paints 👏 Downs Solicitors LLP 👏 Ede Bros Removals 👏 Wickes, Dorking 👏 Year 7 […]

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Cowboy Pie Recipe

Craving some comfort food? Try out this delicious Cowboy Pie recipe contributed by our amazing Dorking Area Foodbank users, Carly and Danny Oberdries! Ingredients: 1 tin of corned beef 3 tins new potatoes 2 tins baked beans Grated cheese (if you have it) . Instructions: Finely chop up the corned beef. Boil potatoes, then mash […]

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BanktheFood

The Trussell Trust has partnered with BanktheFood, a small charity helping food banks get essential supplies, to ensure that our food banks get the items they need the most so they can continue supporting people facing hardship in their local communities. The partnership will make it easier for people across the UK to find out […]

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🍲 Recipe Series: Meals from the Food Bank 🥫

Introducing our first recipe in our series showcasing meals you can create using canned food items from the food bank. Today, we’re sharing a delicious and hearty Shepherd’s Pie recipe contributed by Carly and Danny Oberdries! Shepherd’s Pie Recipe: 🥫 2 tins of steak or mince 🥫 1 tin of carrots 🥫 1 tin of […]

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Pudsey!

The children and staff at Dorking Nursery School were excited to have a very special guest this week. Pudsey the Bear popped in to find out how the children have been supporting us at the foodbank with their wonderful donations. We are so grateful to have the support of local families – thank you for […]

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Skipton Building Society

Thank you so much to the customers and staff of Skipton Building Society in Dorking, who voted for the Dorking Area Foodbank to receive a generous donation of £500. We are so grateful for the support of our local business and community and this money will make a huge difference to our work.   https://www.skipton.co.uk/branchfinder/Dorking

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Foodbank office closed 23 to 27 October

The Foodbank office will be closed from Monday 23 October to Friday 27 October and the Foodbank contact number (07494 226743) will be unavailable. If you need to get in touch, please email [email protected]. The Foodbank will be open as usual in the Christian Centre on Tuesday from 4.45 to 5.45pm and on Thursday from […]

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Dorking Area Foodbank is recruiting!

Are you passionate about tackling poverty in your local area? If so, we would love to hear from you!   We are seeking a dynamic, well-motivated and compassionate person to take on the role of: Community Support Worker Part–time: 16 hours per week Salary: £23,006 p.a., on a pro-rata basis Fixed two year post, with […]

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Summer Holiday Boost Bags are on their way!

Our wonderful team is currently packing Holiday Boost bags to go out next week to hundreds of families who need just a little extra help to get through the summer holidays when their children cannot access school lunches. Our grateful thanks to Unum of Dorking and Broanmain Plastics for funding them for us!

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