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2030 lunch boxes & 286 extra food parcels – combatting ‘Holiday Hunger’

Bournemouth Beach in the holidays - holiday hunger - Foodbank

Holiday season is nearly upon us!! It is such a great time, the weather is beautiful, the sea and beaches in Bournemouth are among the best in the world, we have the New Forest on our doorstep and are so privileged to live in this amazing part of the country. And yet we are having […]

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Important Fundraising Update

Bournemouth Businesses Fundraising

Today we have a bit of housekeeping – but it’s important! The way we process donations has changed – which means if you were regularly donating money to the Foodbank, you’ll need to take action for your giving to continue. Read on for details! As you may know, BT have taken the decision to close down MyDonate […]

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Easter at the Foodbank

Foodbank Easter Baskets - 2019 Easter Appeal - Bournemouth Foodbank

This Easter, Bournemouth Foodbank will be distributing Easter Baskets to families in need.   Distributed through our network of hubs across Bournemouth, we will be giving out 100 baskets during the week beginning Monday 15th April.   The baskets will be given out as an additional Easter gift alongside our regular food parcels. School holidays can be […]

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Vacancy – Foodbank Treasurer

Bournemouth Foodbank Trustee Treasurer Vacancy

Bournemouth Foodbank relies on so many people – not least our brilliant team of Trustees. It’s always a sad occasion for us when anybody moves on! But we want to recognise the hard work that people have put in to support the Foodbank’s work. Thank you! So we want to say a big thank you […]

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Not Just For Christmas

Delivering Christmas Hamper Bournemouth Foodbank

We’ve been busy over Christmas, so we thought we’d give you an update! Here are some photos from the Christmas period, to give you a taster. For a fuller review of 2018, read our ‘Year in the life’ blog post, here.             We’re so grateful for all the generosity that […]

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A Year in the Life – 2018 Foodbank Review

Bournemouth Foodbank staff, children and church leaders bishop

As we enter 2019, our Foodbank Manager Debbie Bramley shares her thoughts on the year just gone.   A busy year! Wow, what a year 2018 turned out to be! We moved Warehouse which was a mammoth task. The new warehouse is dry, bright, light and huge: we feel very blessed. We’ve also had a change around in […]

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‘A single slice of bread’ – Making a family’s Christmas

Making a family's Christmas - Slice of Bread - Bournemouth Foodbank

Your Foodbank donations really do make a family’s Christmas. Here Debbie shares a brief but moving story from a Foodbank client. I walked out of the hub on a quick errand and there was a lady in obvious distress. I asked if I could help or if she just wanted to come inside and sit down. She simply shook her […]

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Christmas Hamper Appeal 2018

Bournemouth Foodbank Christmas Hamper Images

Bournemouth Foodbank is helping local families in crisis to celebrate Christmas together. This Christmas, we aim to deliver as many as 200 hampers to families in Bournemouth who otherwise might not be able to celebrate and eat together. Working in partnership with a long list of partner agencies, we hope to bring everything each family needs for three days, right […]

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Reverse Advent 2018

Reverse Advent Campaign 2018 Bournemouth Foodbank

Back by popular demand – and we mean it… we’ve had loads of requests!   Bournemouth Foodbank’s 2018 Reverse Advent Countdown! Why not countdown your days to Christmas by giving an item each day to the Foodbank?   What, you mean instead of filling up on chocolate?! Ok… as well as!   Simply download the […]

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10 Years and Counting – Helping Local People in Crisis

10 years of Bournemouth Foodbank

Marking 10 years of Bournemouth Foodbank From a garden shed to a warehouse, Bournemouth Foodbank has grown with the need for emergency food in our community. Recently, Foodbank staff, volunteers and supporters came together to celebrate the work that has been done over the last decade to meet this need. A service was held at […]

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