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Every vote counts: come cast your vote at the ‘Have your Say’ fair this Thursday, 9 March

‘Have your Say’ is an annual afternoon event run by the Basingstoke & Deane Council for local charities to request funding.  Basingstoke Foodbank will have a stand at the fair promoting what we do for the community. The whole of the community is invited to visit the fair and vote for their chosen charity by casting […]

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Annual golf day 5 May 2017

After the success of its first golf day in 2016, the Basingstoke Foodbank is again holding a golf day at the delightful Sandford Springs Golf Club on Friday 5th May. Our golf day will be played over 18 holes with 2 scores to count in a 4 player AmAm team format, with the first tee off […]

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Agencies invited to provide weekly drop-ins

We’ve invited the following agencies to provide weekly drop-ins to assist our clients. Wednesday 10.45am-12.30pm   Barnardo’s On Track Helping 16-24s boost confidence, overcome barriers and find work.   Barnardo’s Specialist Parenting Courses Supporting parents and carers of children aged 5-17 with ADHD, and Autistic Spectrum Conditions, or who are exhibiting physical or emotional behaviour […]

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Waitrose green tokens add up to £496!

Waitrose presented the Basingstoke Foodbank with a cheque for £496, which was raised through their Community Matters program in December. Thank you Waitrose for selecting us a recipient of your program and thank you to the generous shoppers at Waitrose who placed their green tokens in our community box.  We are delighted!  

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Save the date: pop-up Charity Shop in Whitchurch – 26th May to 8th June

If you have any unwanted Christmas presents or other good quality items that you would consider donating to the shop, please email our Voluntary Fund Raising Manager, Patrick Murphy, via email fundraising@basingstokefoodbank.org.uk to arrange drop off. (Please do not drop these items off at the Foodbank as do not have sufficient storage space. Instead we […]

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Save the date: Annual Golf Day 5th May 2017

After the success of its first golf day in 2016, the Basingstoke Foodbank is again holding a golf day at Sandford Springs Golf Club on Friday 5th May. As you know, the Foodbank provides emergency food for local people in crisis who do not have the means to feed themselves and their family. All the food we […]

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The Sun Inn’s Bangers and Cash campaign raised a whopping £900

As part of British Sausage Week (October 31st – November 6th), The Sun Inn in Dummer, ran a four week fundraising campaign pledging 50% of the profit from the Sun Inn’s special sausage dishes, created exclusively for the event, to the Basingstoke Foodbank. Paula Vallance, the Basingstoke Foodbank Operations and Development Manager, is delighted to have received […]

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1,909kg of food donated!

That is the amount of food that was donated this past weekend (3 and 4 December) by extremely generous shoppers to TESCO. Thank you TESCO for hosting us again, and for topping up the donations by 20%! And thank you to all our fantastic volunteers and drivers, including a team from Foresters Financial, who worked […]

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Please can we have your vote whilst shopping at Waitrose

Thank you Waitrose for our nomination, we are tickled pink! The Foodbank is 1 of 3 charities that you can “vote for” with a green token at Waitrose this December. Please support us if you can, select the middle slot in the perspex collection box to pop your green token in. Don’t forget to ask […]

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Opening times over Christmas and New Year

We will be open as usual throughout the Christmas and New Year period on Wednesdays and Fridays only. We will be closed on both Monday 26 December and Monday 2 January. Thereafer, we will be back to normal opening hours.

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