The Forest Foodbank
Helping local people in crisisLearn more
three-day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis last year
the year that our foodbank opened
of the UK population live below the poverty line
Find out how to get help from our foodbank.
We need your support. Find out how to get involved.
We rely on the support of our local community for food donations, volunteering and finances. Can you help us stop UK hunger?
Our foodbank works using a voucher referral system. Find out more about how we work.
CINDERFORD FOODBANK WILL BE CLOSED ON GOOD FRIDAY - FRIDAY 19TH APRIL 2019
COLEFORD FOODBANK WILL BE CLOSED ON EASTER MONDAY - MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2019
The Forest Food Bank is in need of:-
Sponge puddings, Tinned Soup, UHT Milk, Juice(Long Life), Tinned tomatoes, Tinned fish, Tinned meat, Tinned potatoes, Instant mash, Tea, Biscuits, Tinned vegetables, Tinned custard, Tinned Rice Pudding, Instant Noodles, Rice ready meals, Instant Pasta Meals, Toiletries, Chocolate & snacks, Crisps, Jam, Sugar, Pet Food
Thanks to your very generous donations we have collected the following amounts from the National Foodbank Collections at Gloucester and Lydney Tesco stores
Lydney 1775.15 (94 crates)
Gloucester St Oswalds 2762.95 (217 crates)
Total 4538.1kg (311 Crates)
Thank you all so much for your generosity
CAP Life Skills Course
The next CAP Life Skills course is starting on 24th April, at the River Children's Centre, Lydney.
We would like to invite anybody who is interested in helping on this course to an informal meeting at Stroat Church, next Wednesday 10th April at 10am.
If you are not sure if or how you could help, please do come along and speak to either Leona or Christine who will be presenting this course.