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What a gift from The Country Food Trust!

A huge thank you to The Country Food Trust who have donated 1,000 individual sachets of pheasant casserole. The casserole is both nutritious and delicious, and high in protein. We are sure they will be a big hit with our clients!  To find out more information on the work of The Country Food Trust, please […]

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Assistance with Donations

If at all possible, please can donations be made on Monday and Wednesday over the next two weeks as we have limited capacity to sort donations this Friday, 13 December and next Friday, 20 December 2019.

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We received a lovely thank you!

A gentleman came into our Foodbank on Wednesday, 4 December, to ask Citizens Advice for a food voucher. He called us back today and left this message: ‘I just wanted to say a big thank you to you as a team for your help with food yesterday.  And to the lovely lady I spoke to […]

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Longbridge Mill Christmas Market

The Longbridge Mill in Sherfield on Loddon has chosen to support Basingstoke Foodbank this Christmas through proceeds from their Christmas Market!! What brilliant news…please share…and pop in if you’ve time on the 21st December!

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Christmas and New Year’s opening times

We are open for business as usual in our Basingstoke and Tadley Centres, over the Christmas period except for the following dates: 25 December – closed for Christmas day 27 December – open in Basingstoke Centre from 10.30am to 12.30pm 1 January – closed for New Year’s day

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Join us for the UK’s Biggest Food Collection

Tesco has again joined forces with Foodbanks around the country for the UK’s biggest food collection. Volunteers from Basingstoke Foodbank will be at Tesco in Chineham on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November from 9am to 4.30pm, and we would love you to drop by and say ‘hi!’ and place an item or more in our food collection. […]

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Thank you for the Harvest!

Wow! The lovely schools of the Basingstoke and Deane region have really excelled themselves this year. Top marks to all the schools as we’ve received generous donations which will support our clients through the winter months. We were delighted to be invited to Merton Junior School for their annual Harvest Celebration.  Pictured here is their Head […]

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Basingstoke’s Mayor Endorses the Foodbank

The Mayor of Basingstoke has given her full support to the work of Basingstoke’s Foodbank on a recent visit to meet volunteers. Mayor Diane Taylor and her Consort visited the Foodbank to see food being sorted and crisis food parcels assembled and handed out to Basingstoke residents in need. The Mayor said “The Foodbank is one of […]

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Upcoming prayer evening invitation

Date: Monday 21st October, t  7.30pm Venue: Church of the Good Shepherd, Winklebury Centre, Winklebury Way, Basingstoke, RG23 8BU You are warmly invited to join us for our Bi-Monthly ‘Foodbank Prayer Hour’. We hold this at different churches who support the Foodbank in our community . It’s a very informal hour led by a different volunteer […]

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St John’s C of E Primary ex-Year 6 pupils donate £254.28

Every year the year 6 students raise money for their treat day.  This year they held a bake sale, an after school games and stalls on the playground and completed a sponsored walk.  This year they raised more than was needed for their trip to the cinema, pizza lunch and afternoon of inflatables on the school […]

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