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Donation from Basingstoke Skills2Achieve students

Students from Basingstoke Skills2Achieve, a service provided by Enham Trust, collected a variety of food items for the Basingstoke Foodbank. Many of the students, who are aged 16-19, felt passionate about supporting the cause as many know of families and friends close to them, as well as themselves, who have seen the benefits of the […]

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Invitation to Party Lite Candles evening to raise funds for Basingstoke Foodbank

Come join us as we ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ at the PartyLite home fragrance and accessories collections encompassing premium-quality scented candles, candle holders, innovative flameless fragrance and wax warmers. It promises to be a fun evening! Starting at 7pm on Friday, 1 December, at Buckskin Evangelical Church, Chiltern Way, Basingstoke, RG22 5BB. Please let Michele Hopgood know if […]

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Basingstoke Ladies Choir concert on 10 November

Basingstoke Ladies Choir, joined by the Bishop Challoner School Choir, will be holding a concert in support of Basingstoke Foodbank. Tickets, which include a glass of wine or soft drink, are on sale for £12 and are available from Margaret Allen on 01256 325457, or Dawson’s Music Shop in Festival Place, or at the door. Looking […]

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Who Cares? feedback

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 […]

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#FirstTenner

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 […]

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Sainsburys food collection a big success!

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, […]

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Closed on bank holiday Monday, 28 August 2017

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).

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ASDA green tokens raises £500

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!

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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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