14 Sep 17
WHO CARES? is a Hampshire-wide initiative where churches and our Foodbank have worked together to listen to the needs of local people and offer compassion and hope. Here at the Foodbank we have participated in this survey and asked our clients ‘What hurts the most?’ 11,798 responses were received throughout Hampshire, of which 199 were […]
7 Sep 17
Many people throughout the UK donated their first polymer £5 to a chosen charity. From Thursday, 14th September, the new polymer £10 will be in circulation. If you’d like to help us support people in the Basingstoke and Deane region who find themselves in crisis, we’d be delighted if you’d consider donation your first plastic […]
20 Jul 17
On Saturday, 8 July, Sainsburys Kempshott Superstore hosted a food collection for Basingstoke Foodbank. Our hard-working volunteers were busy all day greeting shoppers at the entrance and asking them to add an extra item or more – from a suggested list – to their basket or trolley. Other volunteers were at hand to accept donations, […]
20 Jul 17
The Foodbank will be closed on bank holiday Monday, 28 August. We will be open as normal on the Friday before (25 August) and the Wednesday after (30 August).
6 Jul 17
We would like to thank everyone who put a green token in our charity box at ASDA last Autumn. ASDA has presented the Foobank with a cheque for £500!
22 Jun 17
Sainsburys is hosting a Food Donation day on Saturday, 8th July. If you are in the area that day, we’d be delighted to receive a donation from our list of ‘much needed items’. You can have a look at our current food needs on this website, and on the day we will be handing out […]
16 Mar 17
Everyone enjoys an Easter egg, including our precious clients. Tesco in Chineham are collecting Easter Eggs for the Foodbank to distribute to our clients. Please could you ensure your Easter Egg donations reach us a couple of weeks before Easter (Easter Sunday is the 16th of April) so that we can distribute timeously. Thank you!
16 Mar 17
We have been working hard to make the Foodbank more accessible to those in crisis in the Tadley community and are delighted to let you know that from 4 May 2017 onwards, we will be open every Thursday in the Immanuel Centre at the Tadley United Reformed Church. You will find us there between 12.30pm […]
16 Mar 17
Please make a note of the following Easter closures. We will be closing early at 12.30pm on Good Friday, 14 April 2017. The Foodbank will be closed on Easter Monday, 17 April 2017.
2 Mar 17
‘Have your Say’ is an annual afternoon event run by the Basingstoke & Deane Council for local charities to request funding. Basingstoke Foodbank will have a stand at the fair promoting what we do for the community. The whole of the community is invited to visit the fair and vote for their chosen charity by casting […]