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Supermarket Collection at Sainsbury’s, Odd Down – Saturday 2nd December

We are very grateful to Sainsbury’s for hosting another whole day Foodbank collection at their store in Odd Down. Do please come and support us on Saturday 2nd December as we collect food for families and individuals in need as we approach Christmas.

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New collection points at Nationwide Building Society

We are grateful for the support of the Nationwide Building Society who have offered to hold food collection points in their two Bath branches, at 31 Old Bond Street and 3/4 Bath Street. Each collection point has a list of items currently needed. Please do support this generous offer of help.  

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Bath Foodbank annual report published

The annual report for Bath Foodbank has been published, and can be viewed here: Bath Foodbank Annual Report 2016-2017 Excerpt from Chairman’s Foreword: “2016-17 has seen a consistent increase in the use of the Foodbank with 3010 people being given a food parcel of 3 meals per day for 3 days, an increase of 13.33% […]

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Supermarket Collection at Morrisons, London Road

We had a very successful collection day at Morrisons on Saturday 24th June, with the shoppers donating 1073kg of food.   We are very grateful to Morrisons for hosting the collection and for making us so welcome. We are also very appreciative of the time given by the volunteers on the day, and to the […]

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Bath Opera to perform Rigoletto at Widcombe Manor in June!

Genesis Trust has asked us to pass on news of a very special event this summer. Bath Opera are performing Rigoletto in the grounds of the very beautiful Widcombe Manor in June and the proceeds from the matinee performance on June 18th at 2pm will go to Genesis. Guests can bring a picnic to have […]

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Bath City Football Club screenings of ‘I, Daniel Blake’

The Ken Loach film, ‘I, Daniel Blake’ was shown on two occasions, in December 2016 and March 2017, at the Bath City FC ground. In addition to viewing this moving and thought-provoking film, several charities, of which the Bath Foodbank was one, were invited to speak about their work. The Bath Foodbank was invited to […]

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Easter 2017 opening times

The opening times for the distribution centres will vary over the Easter period. Please see below for details.   Cafe at the Centre, Manvers Street Baptist Church Open as normal up to and including Thursday 13th April – Good Friday 14th April CLOSED – Easter Saturday 15th April CLOSED – Easter Sunday 16th April CLOSED […]

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Big Band, big evening!

The Bath Community Big Band gave a concert at St. Luke’s Church on Wednesday 22nd March. It was attended by 140 people, who enjoyed a great evening of jazz with a varied programme of lively pieces. The proceeds from the evening were donated to the Bath Foodbank and raised the impressive sum of £1085. The […]

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22nd March – Live Jazz Concert in aid of Bath Foodbank

The Bath Community Big Band are performing at St Luke’s Church, Wellsway on Wed 22nd March 7:30pm, with proceeds going towards the Bath Foodbank. St Luke’s Church, Hatfield Rd, Bath BA2 2BD Tickets are £6 (£5 concessions) on the door or beforehand. To book tickets or for more info contact Frances Best on febestuk@hotmail.com Bath […]

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Christmas Foodbank Donations

We are very grateful for all the donations that we have received in the run up to Christmas. This allows us to ensure that our clients have all the basic foods that they need and additionally some ‘Christmas treats’ for all the family. We now have sufficient to meet the needs of people in crisis this […]

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