11 Jan 18
Once again, groups of MA students at the University of Bath took part in challenges set by local charities. The Foodbank challenge was to contact and visit local businesses to invite them to donate vouchers for families attending the Bath Foodbank, enabling them to have a family treat together, something that they would not otherwise […]
19 Dec 17
During the festive season the opening hours of the Foodbank centres will vary. Opening dates and times for all Bath Foodbank centres can be found below, or downloaded as a PDF file HERE. MANVERS STREET Manvers Street Baptist Church Manvers Street, Bath Open up to and including Friday 22nd December 12pm-2pm Closed from 23rd December […]
7 Dec 17
Many thanks to John Lewis employees for generously supporting the Bath Foodbank with Christmas items!
4 Dec 17
Monday van driver required! Van operates out of the Batheaston warehouse. Drivers must be aged 30-70, with a clean driving licence and no recent claims history. Hours: Monday, 9.30am – midday Commitment is every week although may be rotated fortnightly depending on the availability of other drivers. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 Dec 17
A huge thank you to the pupils and parents of Kingswood School for donating nearly 200 advent calendars to us to give to Foodbank clients, as well as their regular donations and support amounting to half a ton of food in the last year. Fantastic work!
27 Nov 17
Christmas-themed donations are very welcome, but we would be grateful if they could be with us by 11th/12th December, to ensure that they are distributed by Christmas. If they arrive after this date, we may be unable to send them out in time. Many thanks!
22 Nov 17
We are extremely grateful to Wessex Water for their generosity in supplying us with a van to replace the existing one, which with a very high mileage, was becoming costly to run. This will make a huge difference to the smooth running of the Bath Foodbank – thank you so much!
10 Nov 17
Bath MP, Wera Hobhouse, recently visited the Bath Foodbank. Her visit coincided with the release by the Trussell Trust of data for the last 6 months, which show a large increase in the use of foodbanks. In Bath we have seen a 38.9% increase in use over the last 6 months compared with the same period last […]
1 Nov 17
Ken Loach’s film, ‘I, Daniel Blake’ was shown at Bath City Football Ground on Monday 23rd October. Following the film, which is the story of a number of people struggling with the harshness of the benefits system, there was a Q&A session when those attending had the opportunity to question the film’s director, Ken Loach. Afterwards, […]
28 Sep 17
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.