12 Aug 19
A huge THANK YOU to the generous donor who left us a wonderful surprise at Waitrose, Cobham over the weekend which we collected this morning – £500 worth of food donations and a box of chocolates for our volunteers! 👍😁🙏🙌
9 Aug 19
Our Food Distribution Centre will be moving at the end of August to Cobham United Church (formerly the URC) Stoke Road Cobham KT11 3BD Every Tuesday, noon till 1.30pm Distribution is changing from Fridays to Tuesdays. The last day of distribution of food parcels to clients from the Methodist Church Hall will be on Friday 30th August […]
19 Jun 19
@FoodbankCobham is our new Twitter feed. On our old one @CobhamFoodbank we received this prompt, and put in the date when we opened, in 2013 – and Twitter blocked us ‘because you are under 13 years old’. Duh!
7 Jun 19
Thank you to whoever donated so generously to our Waitrose collection point this week. You gave the Wednesday van team a very pleasant surprise and your donations have made a real difference!!
17 May 19
12 May 19
The Cobham Area Foodbank has had another challenging year. I am pleased to report that thanks to the support it receives financially from the churches, from various grants and generous individuals, the kindness of the local community with their donations of food, plus the continued dedication of our volunteers, we have faithfully met all of […]
17 Apr 19
We are open as usual on Good Friday from midday to 1:30pm. Remember to get a voucher in good time! 🙂
14 Feb 19
‘How is the Foodbank doing?’ The answer which we would like to give is that food poverty has disappeared and no-one needs us any more. Unfortunately the reverse is true. The inadequacy of the minimum wage, zero-hours employment and the government’s cruel Universal Credit, have increased demand in our area from an average of just […]
9 Feb 19
Keep your eyes peeled for our new Mercedes Sprinter which started work yesterday! We’d like to thank R.S. Williams, Elmbridge Borough Council, Waitrose, Downs Solicitors and Rossetts Commercials for their generous support.
16 Jul 18
Cobham Area Foodbank provides food not just for three days, but for a week. Here is more information about what goes into our food parcels.
What kind of food goes into a foodbank parcel? As a member of The Trussell Trust foodbank network, we use a standard packing list for each emergency food parcel that goes to someone referred to us. The list varies depending on how many people live in the household, but they generally contain things like pasta […]