Stroud District Foodbank CIO

Stroud District Foodbank CIO

Charity information

Stroud District Foodbank CIO

The Stroud District Foodbank CIO provides emergency food and household items to local people who are experiencing financial hardship. We operate five drop-in centers across our district and a delivery service, clients are always offered a cup of tea and support whilst their food is packed - providing a safe space is a priority. The Stroud Foodbank partners with care professionals across the district to ensure our clients' needs are met.

Founded 2017

  • Mission statement

    The Stroud District Foodbank CIO is an intentionally-networked organisation that draws together church communities, groups and individuals under the banner of poverty reduction. We are committed to:
    Meeting people at times of physical, spiritual, emotional and social need, supplying food as our core service.
    Giving people the tools, opportunities and support to help them make their own way out of poverty through signposting and networking with other agencies.
    Networking and engaging Christians, church and the wider community in the fight against poverty.
    Influencing local policy and stakeholders and working in partnership with them.

  • Aims

    Stroud District Foodbank CIO aims to:

    • Enable local people who are struggling to financially to access food and toiletries. We do this through various drop-in centres where volunteers meet and chat with customers
    • To ensure that we receive sufficient donations of food and money, so that we can always meet demand.
    • Raise awareness of the Foodbank, both to potential customers to let them know how to access the service and with the public, raising support, understanding and taking down barriers.
  • Overview

    Established: December 2017

    Registered Charity Number: 1176306

    Board members: 7

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 150

    Phone number: 01453 367077

    Address: Unit 2a, Brimscombe Port Business Park GL5 2QQ

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