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Bath Foodbank Update 2024

Thank you to our community and volunteers for everything you have done this past year with your commitment to the foodbank. As always, it has been a busy year with lots going on. During 2023-24, together we have supported 5,279 people including 1,452 children with emergency food. We have seen a 13% increase in referrals […]

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Strong Partnerships

We all hear the word ‘signposting’ a lot in the third sector at the moment, but how many of those vulnerable clients that are signposted to other organisations actually make it to their destination? How many get lost or side tracked along the way? To try & overcome some of these barriers, we are excited […]

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Volunteer Story – Steph Wynne-Davey

Steph is our operations manager at Genesis Trust (which Bath Foodbank is a part of). She joined Genesis Trust in March 2022 as our Office Manager. Part of Steph’s role, alongside many others, is Volunteer Manager. Steph welcomes all our volunteers to Genesis Trust and Bath Foodbank and helps them to begin their volunteering journey […]

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Volunteer Story – Stephen Davey

Stephen began volunteering in the Foodbank warehouse on West Avenue in October 2022. His main role is to organise the crates for deliveries to our three distribution centres and generally sorting and tidying the warehouse. ‘I’ve just finished my A-levels and I’m on a gap year. It’s something positive to do between part time work […]

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Volunteer Story – Tanya Coulson

What is your role at Bath Foodbank? ‘I am on a fortnightly rota helping with the Foodbank distribution centre at St Philips and St James’ Church in Odd Down. Whilst chatting to the clients and noting down their requirements, we are able to suggest other places where they can get further support.’ When did you […]

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New report from Trussell Trust

State of Hunger is the largest ever piece of research into hunger and foodbank use in the UK. This three-year project, carried out by researchers at Heriot-Watt University, will help us to understand the scale of hunger and poverty in the UK and how we can move towards an end for the need for food […]

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Thank you for donating in 2019!

Over the past year, Schools, Churches, local business and the general public have been generously donating food to Bath Foodbank to help us offer food to individuals and families in times of crisis.Your generous donations over 2019 amounted to 58.9 tonnes of food and was a 13% increase in donations compared to 2018.* We would […]

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New Foodbank Centre opening tomorrow!

Tomorrow, Saturday 25th January 2020, will see the opening of the new Bath Foodbank centre at The Hub, Mulberry Park.  After weeks of preparation, and multiple training session, our new volunteers will be opening the doors at 11am. The Hub and Bath Foodbank have set up a warm and welcoming Foodbank centre, where local people […]

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Thank you to BathAvon Rotary club

A big thank you to BathAvon Rotary Club who have been helping our warehouse teams sort donations from Christmas. They have been supporting our teams for the past few weeks to help our warehouse run efficiently during a period of extensive donations.  

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Thinking about donating?

Due to the unprecedented generosity of the public, schools, churches and local organisations Bath Foodbank finds itself with a huge backlog of food donations to sort. Recently we asked that you delay your future donations until mid January but now ask that you delay further until MID FEBRUARY 2020. To donate to us in other ways […]

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