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Foodbanks & Community Meals in Reigate & Banstead area – Christmas 2019 and Winter Update

In News, Projects and Campaigns, Downloads by Nina Porter

VARB has updated the listing of foodbanks and community meals available in the Borough and included details of Christmas opening hours.  See the listing here (updated November 2019) Foodbanks provide emergency food parcels for individuals and families facing a crisis.  Some foodbanks can also offer help with utility top-ups for heating and cooking and basic toiletries. Community meals are hot meals …

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Keep Volunteering Voluntary

In Projects and Campaigns by Nina Porter

VARB supports the Keep Volunteering Voluntary campaign and has signed the following pledge. “As charities and voluntary organisations we know the value of volunteering. Volunteering means people independently choosing to give their time freely to help others and make the world a better place. Workfare schemes force unemployed people to carry out unpaid work or face benefit sanctions that can …