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Sponsors lend a hand – to build what they bought!

JP Morgan Volunteer at Bournemouth Foodbank

Bournemouth Foodbank partners with a variety of local groups who have a desire to see poverty eradicated in our town. Two of our corporate sponsors went above and beyond in support of our relocation project by sending teams of volunteers to help fit the items they had bought for the new warehouse.   Foresters Financial […]

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Superfoods! What goes in a food parcel – and why!

Superfood - Bournemouth Foodbank Food Parcels

Superfoods! What goes in a food parcel and why? The contents list of an emergency food parcel has been very carefully considered by the Trussell Trust’s team of nutritionists to ensure we are providing a balanced diet to our clients. Recently, we’ve been pleased to work with nutrition students from Bournemouth University’s Faculty of Health […]

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Brand new Foodbank collection points

New foodbank collection bins across Bournemouth

Nationwide Building Society’s Social Investment Committee in Bournemouth have made a generous donation to fund 12 food collection points! The first was unveiled at their admin centre on Richmond Hill by Committee lead Maria Debska and member Ryan Fairbrass. “We’ve had a brilliant working relationship with Foodbank over the past few years, particularly around Christmas […]

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Relocation, relocation, relocation – we’re moving!

Relocation - Moving Warehouse - Bournemouth Foodbank

Drumroll please… Bournemouth Foodbank are relocating to new premises! From Monday 30 April 2018, you will find us at our new warehouse and office, hosted by St George’s Methodist Church in Boscombe. Anyone with a growing family will understand the need to find a bigger home and all the excitement that’s involved in moving. That’s […]

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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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