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EastropLIVE on Saturday, 22 June 2019

One Church is holding a music festival for everyone called EastropLIVE on Saturday 22nd June, and we will be there as part of an exhibition of support services that are available to the community. The music festival starts at 11:30am, ending at 6.30pm. This will be followed by a praise and worship event from 7pm until 9:30pm. […]

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Foodbank Prayer Hour

We will be meeting on Thursday evening, 2nd May from 7.30pm – 8.30pm  to pray for our Foodbank and clients.  Please do join us at Hope Community Church, Sarum Hill Centre, Basingstoke, RG21 8SR, to hear more about the work we are doing in the community.

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Opening hours during bank holidays in April and May

We will be open on Good Friday, 19 April from 10.30am to 12.30pm. We will be closed on Easter Monday, 23 April and on the bank holidays in May: Monday, 7 May and Monday, 26 May.

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Generous Grant received from ASDA’s Fight Hunger Create Change partnership

Basingstoke Foodbank has been awarded a grant of just under £31,000 from Asda’s Fight Hunger Create Change partnership between the retailer, Trussell Trust and FareShare, to help people escape the need to rely on its services. This grant is payable in instalments over 3 years.  In response to the Government’s request that the proceeds from […]

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All donations to Sarum Hall please

Last week we successfully moved our storage facility from Key House to a nearby, temporary location.  We are now accepting donations at our Foodbank Centre in Sarum Hall, Trinity Methodist Church, Sarum Hill, Basingstoke, RG21 8SR. The Foodbank Centre will accept donations during opening hours which are: Mondays 10.30am – 12.30pm Wednesdays and Fridays 10.30am […]

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We are looking for a new home

Slowing down our request for donations..just short term! We need to find a new home as we heard last week that Key House where most of our donations are stored is being sold, so we need to be out by the middle – end March. Our huge thanks to Basingstoke Community Churches who have so […]

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Soup on Fridays

Volunteers from Trinity Methodist church and our Foodbank offer our clients a free bowl of soup and a side of bread on Friday lunchtimes.  Now isn’t that a lovely way to warm up from the inside?

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Prayer hour – St Mary’s Church

Our next Prayer Hour will be held on Tuesday, 20th November from 7.30pm – 8.30pm and is kindly hosted by St Mary’s Church of England in Eastrop. There is plenty of parking on site and everyone is welcome.  During this hour we will be praying for our Foodbank and its clients. Address: St Mary’s Church […]

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Christmas and New Year’s Eve opening hours

Our Basingstoke Foodbank will be open: Monday, 24 December: 10h30 – 12h30 Wednesday, 26 December : closed Friday: 28 December: 10h30 – 12h30 Our Foodbank satellite in Tadley will be closed on Tuesday, 25 December and Tuesday, 1 January 2019. The Foodbank in Tadley will reopen on 8 January 2019.

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Tadley Foodbank open every Tuesday – we would love to give you a warm welcome!

Our satellite branch in Tadley is open every Tuesday from 11am – 12.30pm.  Clients can take their vouchers to either our Basingstoke or Tadley sites, regardless of where they live.  Both sites offer hot coffee and tea, and a welcome smile! Our Foodbank in Tadley has recently moved to Tadley Common Methodist Church, Newchurch Road, Tadley. We would […]

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