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Oxford Food Bank celebrates its 10th anniversary

Oxford Food Bank volunteers, suppliers and friends gathered on 29th September to celebrate 10 years of preventing food waste in Oxfordshire. We had an open day at our warehouse base and a party at neighbouring brewery Tap Social, with food provided by the wonderful Waste2Taste. To celebrate 10 years, some of the more energetic volunteers …

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Unipart proves that we save £1m of surplus food a year from landfill

In August Unipart volunteers helped to weigh produce coming through the base, and were able to confirm our guess that we save more than £1m of surplus food from landfill every year! With great energy and enthusiasm, they diligently weighed everything we received for 1 week. Over seven days we received 7.4 tonnes of surplus …

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TAC kayak the Thames for the Oxford Food Bank

The The Athlete Centre Oxford assembled a team of 8 people who embarked on a 4-day trip from Lechlade to St Katherine Docks in London. They left Lechlade on 2nd May. The trip took 4 long days and the team covered over 150 miles, with the group actively kayaking for over 10 hours each day. …

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OFB on the front page of the Guardian

In a front page article in the Guardian on Monday May 20 Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the UK government of breaching its international duty to keep people from hunger by pursuing “cruel and harmful polices” with no regard for the impact on children living in poverty. Volunteers and staff at schools in Oxford …

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John, Geoff and Brian complete Bike Oxford

With 25 years of OFB volunteering between them and a collective age of 206 (we may need to check this!) we’re very proud to announce that John, Geoff and Brian completed their 25-mile circuit in Bike Oxford on Sunday 19th May. Incredible effort guys! They would like to thank everyone, friends, family and other OFB …

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