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Fundraisers offer food for thought on Foodbankathon

Fundraisers offered ‘food’ for thought on Monday when they took to Coventry’s streets to raise awareness and funds for the city’s foodbank. Coventry Foodbank founder Canon Gavin Kibble MBE was joined by supporters dressed as food items, as he took on a 34km route around the city’s 15 foodbank centres. The second Foodbankathon, starting from […]

Join Founder along 34km foodbank fundraiser

The Founder of Coventry foodbank is taking steps to raise awareness and funds as demand on the facility continues to intensify. Canon Gavin Kibble MBE is inviting members of the public to join him on all or part of The Great Coventry Foodbankathon – a 34km route stopping at all of the city’s 15 foodbank […]

Coventry charity presents £2k CuddleCot to new baby loss centre

A charity established by a Coventry woman following her own experience of stillbirth, has donated a £2k CuddleCot to a new baby loss centre in Birmingham. The special refrigerated cot has been presented to Woodland House at Birmingham Women’s Hospital, by The Luca Foundation. The CuddleCots are designed to act like a refrigerator to keep […]

Coventry Foodbank proudly presents ‘The Night Before Christmas’

Coventry Foodbank has launched its latest festive fundraising campaign to help tackle the rising food crisis. The Foodbank is appealing for support to help meet increasing demand through a new fun five-part video, filmed in collaboration with two local dance groups. The light-hearted social media campaign with a serious message, aims to raise awareness as […]

New musical celebrates great women in history

The UK Theatre Award-winning Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is coming to Coventry from 7th-11th February 2024. When inquisitive heroine Jade breaks away from her school trip to the local museum to peek at the Gallery of Greatness, she meets iconic women from the past, whose actions and lives changed the world as […]

Comedian brings new tour to the region

Following his recent, totally sold out tour including over 140 dates, comedian Chris McCausland will be back on the road for January 2024 with his brand new show Yonks! including shows at Banbury, Stratford and Coventry. Chris has been performing stand-up now for two decades and is a regular face on British television. He is an […]

Rotary champions peace opportunity for school

With so much conflict throughout the world, and with so many countries resorting to warfare and locally with the increase in knife crime, encouraging young people to think about what peace means to them and how conflict can be avoided without resorting to violence, has become even more important. To support schools with their peace […]

Foodbank hopes open days help foster campaign support

Coventry Foodbank is inviting people to a series of open days to learn more about its support for the Guarantee Our Essentials Campaign, which calls for the government to reform Universal Credit ensuring that essentials are affordable to all. They are joining more than 100 foodbanks across the UK taking action to support the call […]

Feed The Hungry boss gives first hand account of his visit to Ukraine frontline

Ukraine, Feed The Hungry

On July 19th the CEO of Coventry-based charity Feed The Hungry UK, Gwyn Williams, headed off to go to Ukraine to visit Pastor Yan Horsu who works with charity partner Bread of Life in distributing food to Churches and communities across Ukraine. Since the start of the War FTH internationally have been responsible in sending […]