16 Feb 17
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 […]
16 Feb 17
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!
2 Feb 17
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 [email protected] to arrange drop off. (Please do not drop these items off at the Foodbank as do not have sufficient storage space. Instead we […]
26 Jan 17
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 […]
19 Jan 17
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 […]
8 Dec 16
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 […]
8 Dec 16
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 […]
8 Dec 16
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.
1 Dec 16
From the 1st to 3rd December, all UK Tesco stores will be hosting a food collection for Foodbanks. Volunteers from Basingstoke Foodbank will be at Tesco in Chineham on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd December from 9am to 5pm, and we would love you to drop by and say ‘hi’. This year ‘Lenny’ the lion […]
23 Nov 16
Due to advice given by nutritional experts and concerns raised about the health risks associated with high levels of sugar intake, we have decided to no longer include bagged sugar in our food parcels. From now onwards, please exclude bags of sugar from your kind donations to our Foodbank – thank you!