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Zoom Meeting: Friday 12th June

We are holding regular meetings using the Zoom platform on Fridays at 7pm. There are different topics each week, so please revisit the News section of the website for updates on what we will be discussing. This week’s topic (12th June) will be on the power of expectations. If you wish to attend the meeting, […]

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Our Volunteer at the Top, Pastor Peter

  Pastor Peter was given the vision to serve the community of South Hornchurch as he was looking for ways to serve the community. He established Rainham Foodbank in 2011 alongside volunteers like Pastor Bob and Mary Bain and Janet Grovesnor who is still serving today. He saw the need, investigated the issues in the […]

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Zoom Meeting: Friday 5th June

We are holding regular meetings using the Zoom platform on Fridays at 7pm. There are different topics each week, so please revisit the News section of the website for updates on what we will be discussing. This week’s topic (5th June) will be all about thanking and appreciating our volunteers, in line with Volunteers’ Week. […]

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Volunteers’ Week: All our Volunteers!

Today’s thank you during Volunteer’s Week goes out to every single individual that has ever crossed our paths. You may be an old timer, newbie, behind the scenes, a Trustee, donor or supporter. The list could go on, but……… As a volunteer, you bring so much to this organisation – skills, advice, experience, friendship, vision, […]

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Rainham Cricket Club Food Collection Drive

On Saturday 30th May, Rainham Cricket Club opened their doors as a collection point for all members to drop off food donations intended for Rainham Foodbank. The response was immense and very generous. The total amount of food collected within the three hours allocated was a whopping 473kg. Thank you to Nick Thwaites, who undertook a media drive months in […]

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Volunteers’ Week: COVID-19 Volunteers

Today, during Volunteers’ Week, we would like to thank all the people who have been able to volunteer at Rainham Foodbank throughout this worldwide pandemic, operating in various areas: the warehouse, clothes bank, inventory, delivery drivers and administration.  Volunteers generously give their time and dedication just to make nonprofit and charity organisation events or programs […]

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Volunteers’ Week: Don Burgess

Volunteers’ Week is celebrated between 1st and 7th June every year. It is a week in which the UK celebrates volunteers and says thank you to them all for the contribution they make. Today we would love to highlight our very own Don Burgess who has been with us for the past 5 years. Don […]

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Zoom Meeting: Friday 29th May

We are holding regular meetings using the Zoom platform on Fridays at 7pm. There are different topics each week, so please revisit the News section of the website for updates on what we will be discussing. This week’s topic (29th May) will be “From adversity to advantage, Rainham Foodbank’s response”. If you wish to register […]

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Zoom Meeting: Friday 22nd May

We are holding regular meetings using the Zoom platform on Fridays at 7pm. There are different topics each week, so please revisit the News section of the website for updates on what we will be discussing. This week’s topic (22nd May) will be on becoming an active part of change, not a victim, in a […]

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Zoom Meeting: Friday 15th May

We are holding regular meetings using the Zoom platform on Fridays at 7pm. There are different topics each week, so please revisit the News section of the website for updates on what we will be discussing. This week’s topic (15th May) will be on dealing or overcoming the challenges of demotivation caused by Covid-19. If you […]

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