Egg Us On this Easter!

Foodbank Easter Egg Fundraiser March 2018

Spring is coming – even if it doesn’t quite feel like it amidst the blizzard that’s engulfed Bournemouth over the last few days! Even so, it won’t be long before the daffodils are shining and the birds are chirping, and that means one thing – Easter is almost upon us!   Easter is a great time […]

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Social Media Co-Ordinator – Job Description

Bournemouth Foodbank and Footprints Dancers Fundraising at Christmas

Bournemouth Foodbank is currently looking for a social media co-ordinator to join our communications team as a volunteer. Do you have the skills to support our wonderful charity? Or perhaps you know someone who does?   Download the job description here   To apply for this position, please fill out this form.   Apply for this role   […]

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Lend a hand! Foodbank volunteer vacancies

Bournemouth Foodbank Needs You! Over the last 6 months, we have fed 2,500 local people in crisis. As the problem of food poverty worsens in our town, we need more help to meet this desperate need. Alongside food donations and financial contributions, volunteers are the vital life blood of our operation. We rely on our […]

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Foodbank at AFC Bournemouth – What a match!

Foodbank Volunteers at AFC Bournemouth Football

We couldn’t be more pleased to be partnering with Bournemouth’s very own Premiership football team. AFC Bournemouth have begun to support the Foodbank’s efforts to help those who are in need across the Bournemouth area. You can read their blog about it here. Just last week, we were privileged to be visited by top AFC […]

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Christmas – A Review!

Volunteers packing Foodbank Christmas Hampers

Christmas is a busy time of year for everyone – there are presents to buy, cards to write, a tree to decorate and a turkey to eat. A lot of work for one person, a lot of fun when its done with someone else! Bournemouth Foodbank had a busy Christmas, but it was only possible […]

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Incredible Autumn Donations!

Jelly Tots Foodbank Donation Bournemouth

It seems there has been a lot of generosity in the air for community groups in Bournemouth this Autumn! Some of the local schools have topped the ‘leaderboard’ in terms of the amounts donated, with a humungous 545kg donated by St Michael’s Primary School. Winton Primary were not far behind, donating just over 500kg! For […]

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Christmas Hamper Appeal 2017

Bournemouth Foodbank Christmas Hamper Appeal

This year Bournemouth Foodbank are on track to deliver 200 hampers to families in need this Christmas. Each family that receives a hamper will get everything they need to eat and celebrate together for three days. The hampers will include fresh and frozen food, Christmas goodies and a message of hope for the new year from […]

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Summing up Summer

At the Foodbank, we know how important it is to keep track of what we’re doing – to recognise the vast amount we’re doing to help those across Bournemouth who need to use the Foodbank. We also love to keep you up to date, to encourage you, our supporters, by showing you the difference that […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar – Christmas 2017

Foodbank Reverse Advent Calendar Donation - Bournemouth Foodbank

It may only just be October, but we’re already in the Christmas spirit! After last year’s success, we’re running our Foodbank Reverse Advent Calendar again this year – and we can’t wait for you to get involved. It’s a pretty simple concept – for each day during December you do one box of our advent calendar, […]

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Foodbank Collections Update

Foodbank Volunteers at Waitrose - Bournemouth Foodbank

On a recent Friday, some of our wonderful Foodbank volunteers headed down to Waitrose Parkstone – not to do their own shopping (although I suspect they might have bought a few bits!) but to collect donations for the Foodbank. These volunteers were on hand to give out Foodbank shopping lists, with items that are most needed at […]

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