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Brave ‘not good with heights’ tandem jumper to raise funds for Basingstoke Foodbank

Johanna Carder is turning 49 this year and has decided to do a tandem skydive with the Parachute Regiment from Salisbury on 30 August. Johanna will be jumping from 15,000 feet which, she says, is a little daunting as she has never been good with heights!! Johanna says “I am raising money for the Foodbank in […]

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Sainsburys Food Donation day on Saturday 8 July

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 […]

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Easter Egg donations

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!

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Good news, Tadley here we come!

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 […]

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Easter closing times

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.

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Every vote counts: come cast your vote at the ‘Have your Say’ fair this Thursday, 9 March

‘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 […]

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Annual golf day 5 May 2017

After the success of its first golf day in 2016, the Basingstoke Foodbank is again holding a golf day at the delightful Sandford Springs Golf Club on Friday 5th May. Our golf day will be played over 18 holes with 2 scores to count in a 4 player AmAm team format, with the first tee off […]

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Agencies invited to provide weekly drop-ins

We’ve invited the following agencies to provide weekly drop-ins to assist our clients. Wednesday 10.45am-12.30pm   Barnardo’s On Track Helping 16-24s boost confidence, overcome barriers and find work.   Barnardo’s Specialist Parenting Courses Supporting parents and carers of children aged 5-17 with ADHD, and Autistic Spectrum Conditions, or who are exhibiting physical or emotional behaviour […]

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Waitrose green tokens add up to £496!

Waitrose presented the Basingstoke Foodbank with a cheque for £496, which was raised through their Community Matters program in December. Thank you Waitrose for selecting us a recipient of your program and thank you to the generous shoppers at Waitrose who placed their green tokens in our community box.  We are delighted!  

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Save the date: pop-up Charity Shop in Whitchurch – 26th May to 8th June

If you have any unwanted Christmas presents or other good quality items that you would consider donating to the shop, please email our Voluntary Fund Raising Manager, Patrick Murphy, via email fundraising@basingstokefoodbank.org.uk to arrange drop off. (Please do not drop these items off at the Foodbank as do not have sufficient storage space. Instead we […]

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