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Easyfundraising – Support the Foodbank for free!

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Bournemouth Foodbank? There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s – it doesn’t cost you […]

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What a haul!

Not so long ago we asked for your help with the Foodbank National Collections. We’re so pleased to share with you how it went! Here’s what Ed, one of our volunteer managers, had to say: Thank you so much for all your hard work.  Chris and I picked up all 92 crates from Tescos this […]

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Staff Story – Lauren, Volunteer Manager

Let us introduce Lauren! Lauren is one of the Foodbank’s volunteer managers – she joined the team last year. She shares some thoughts with us below:   Hi! My name is Lauren and I’m so excited about my role working for the Foodbank.   I was first drawn to the Foodbank as a volunteer – […]

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National Collections – get involved!

Food donation trolley - Bournemouth Foodbank

We’re approaching a very exciting time of year: It’s almost time for National Foodbank Collections!   Every year, we see an amazing response from the British public, as we visit supermarkets and ask for food donations. Anyone who has been part of this before can tell you what a thrilling experience it is to see […]

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Client Stories – Gratitude through Hardship

A client came in to the FoodBank one morning, with his 11 year old son… His English was fairly good, but as we spoke his son helped him with some of the more difficult words. He told me about his wife and daughter who were waiting for them in their new accommodation in Bournemouth, and […]

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A Muddy Day – Fundraising Update!

Tough Mudder - Bournemouth Foodbank

“Mud was the real winner today” Last month we told you about some crazy fundraisers who took part in the Tough Mudder challenge. Time for an update! “It was like the first 20 minutes of Saving Private Ryan… crawling through terror, tears and torn body parts.” Think that this sounds like a challenge? You might […]

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Behind the Scenes – The Foodbank Chairman’s Story!

Bournemouth Foodbank is helped and supported by a great bunch of people! We want to share some of their stories with you, here on our website. The following story is that of the Foodbank’s Trustee Chairman, Pippa Williams. I was approached by a Bournemouth Foodbank trustee in September 2015 and asked to consider the position of […]

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Bournemouth Foodbank’s Tough Mudders!

Bournemouth Foodbank Fundraising Tough Mudder

We all have our different ways of ‘making a difference’. Some are just a bit more more… muddy! In order to support the life changing mission of Bournemouth Foodbank, ten local ‘nut-cases’ will be taking part in a sponsored ‘Tough Mudder’ this April. Wondering just what this entails? Tough Mudder is an obstacle course designed to […]

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See how we’ve helped! [Infographic]

Bournemouth Foodbank helps a lot of people! We want to share a glimpse of how we’ve been serving our community recently, so take a look at our February infographic! As you can see, we distributed a massive 1298kg of food to over 300 people! Your donations make a huge difference – you can give directly by […]

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Foodbank Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas opening hours small - Bournemouth Foodbank

Christmas is super close now! With that in mind, here’s a little update on our opening hours over the festive period. The foodbank will be closed from Friday 24th until Tuesday 27th December 2016. We’ll be opening our doors again as usual on Wednesday 28th from 11:30-12:45. We will then be closed on 2nd January, […]

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