West Berkshire Foodbank (Trussell Trust) delivers seven- day food parcels to people in financial difficulty, including those awaiting payments from furlough and Universal Credit. If people call in and advise that their financial situation has changed due to Covid-19, the Foodbank will support them.
The call centre on 01635 760560 is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm and Saturday 9.00am to 1.00pm. Trained volunteers can help guide and support people to get back on their feet.
The Community Furniture Project (Newbury) supports individuals and families in need and will deliver a food parcel on the same day in most instances, then contact the recipient weekly to establish if they require a further parcel. The CFP passes on any surplus food to organisations offering meals, such as Loose Ends and Newbury Soup Kitchen. The CFP can be contacted on 07796 843334 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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