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Loddon Valley Lions Club – thank you!

We have received a very generous food donation from the Loddon Valley Lions Club who went shopping at Sainsburys in Tadley for our Foodbank. They will be doing the same for us next week too. Thank you so much for your support during this pandemic when we are seeing an increase in the the number […]

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Unum matches donation from its employees!

We are delighted to hear from an employee of Unum, Frankie, that she and her colleagues have raised £1,180 for our Foodbank and that the company have agreed to match this to make a total donation of £2,360! Thank you so much for your support! We couldn’t do what we do without the generous giving and […]

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hot meals for those in need

If you are in need of a free hot meal, Arun and his team at Carnival Hall are offering a hot meal at the following times: Tuesdays:  6pm Thursdays: 6pm Saturdays:  midday Just turn up! The address is Carnival Hall, Council Road, Basingstoke, RG21 3DH

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Opening hours over Easter

We will be open on Easter Friday, 10 April, for our normal hours 10.30am to 2.30pm.  We will be closed on Easter Monday, 13 April. We are open on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays and will also be delivering food parcels on Tuesdays and Thursdays when needed.

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Coronavirus Update:

Foodbank is now closed for Food Parcel collections but we can now deliver direct to your door. Vouchers can be obtained in the usual manner through the agencies and will be emailed to Foodbank to process and deliver. Foodbank remains open for donations. New procedures have been implemented to help everyone stay safe. Demand for […]

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stay safe. stay at home. we will deliver food to your front door.

With the safety of our clients and volunteers in mind, we have had to temporarily close the Foodbank and change the way we operate.  Referral agencies can now email us requests for food vouchers and we will deliver food parcels to the front door of our clients.

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Foodbank Prayer Hours 2020

7.30pm – 8.30pm in various locations ‘For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me a drink; I was a stranger and you took me in’    Matt 25:35 You are invited to join us to pray for our Foodbank, the challenges faced by our clients, for the work […]

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Food donations on pause for January and February

We’ve had a fabulous response to our Harvest and Christmas donations again this year.  Thank you all so much for your generous donations!   To help us manage our space and stock levels, please can we ask that any food donations be put on pause for the months of January and February. Wishing you a happy […]

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Hatch Warren Runners generous donation!

Hatch Warren Runners ran in on Friday to present the Foodbank with a cheque for £1000 raised at their ‘Farley Wallop 10km Trail Race’ this September! A huge thank you to the club and all their supporters! https://www.hwrunners.co.uk/

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Basingstoke Grange Division Rangers

The Basingstoke Grange Division Rangers spent last Friday evening grocery shopping for our Foodbank clients followed by a discussion with one of our volunteers over a hot drink, on the workings of our Foodbank whilst debunking some of the myths surrounding Foodbanks.  It was a pleasure spending time in the company of such thoughtful young ladies […]

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