News

Good news: permanent crate now at Sainsburys

Sainsburys has kindly placed a permanent crate for Foodbank donations at their store in Kempshott. Thank you for supporting our Foodbank clients – on their behalf can we say how grateful we are for every donation!

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We’ve received a Community Project Award and a COVID Hero Award in ‘A Place to be Proud of Awards 2020’

The Place to be Proud of Awards are organised by Destination Basingstoke, and we are absolutely delighted to be one of three finalists for the Community Project Award out of 8 nominated charities. We were also nominated as one of the ‘COVID-19 Heros’ for our exceptional efforts throughout this crisis. Can we take this opportunity […]

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Generous financial donation from AWE’s Charity Fund

We have received a generous donation of £1000 from AWE’s Charity Fund – thank you! We are so grateful for the support we have received from AWE and its staff over the years through both financial donations and contributions to food collection. Since 2015 AWE has supported the Trussell Trust’s Christmas Food Collection and donated on average […]

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Thank you David Wilson Homes!

Thank you to David Wilson Homes who kindly arranged their food donation was delivered to us via a Tesco food delivery. We are so grateful for your donation and couldn’t do what we do without the your support and the support of others in our community.  Pictured below are some of our lovely volunteers receiving the […]

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Generous donation from Tadley Statin Strollers Football Club

We are delighted to receive a donation of £500 from Tadley Statin Strollers Football Club who raise funds for local charities as part of their community commitment. Thank you for your generous gift, your support really does make a difference to people facing hunger and poverty in the UK, exacerbated by the current crisis, and helps […]

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New Temporary Premises for Basingstoke Foodbank

Thanks to the generosity of one of Basingstoke’s key businesses, the Foodbank is relocating to new premises.  Vivid Homes is renting warehouse premises at Houndmills to the Foodbank for six months, rent-free. “This is an amazingly generous offer by Vivid” says Chair of Trustees Phil Thomas.  “We are now open five days a week and the […]

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Closing on bank holiday 25 May

Our Foodbank will be closed on bank holiday Monday, 25 May.  We will be open the Friday before (22 May) and the day after on Tuesday 26 May for food deliveries and donations. Please contact us on 07722 673 645 for any emergency food referrals.

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Closed for VE Day anniversary on bank holiday Friday 8 May

The Foodbank will be closed on Friday, 8 May, for the 75th anniversary celebrations of VE Day. We will be delivering food parcels on Thursday, 7 May and again on Monday, 11 May.    

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Donation of two boxes of hand sanitiser

Guardsman Care and Repair, located in Abingdon, came to our rescue recently when they donated two boxes of hand sanitiser – a much needed commodity during this pandemic.  A big thank you for your support and for caring for the well being of our donors, clients and volunteers! Pictured here is Pete Vallance, a Trustee […]

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Donations keep coming….!

Today we’ve received wonderful donations from both Wellington Farm Shop and two local Weight Watchers groups. Thank you so much for supporting us and ensuring we can continue to help local people in crisis. We couldn’t do it without you!

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