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Christmas food donations 2019

We have been amazed by the generosity of local people this Christmas. Our volunteer elves are busy processing donations/food parcels. However to help with space, we kindly ask you to make a £ donation instead of food, or hold your donations until Jan. Find our donation page here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/donation-web/charity?charityId=1008610&stop_mobi=yes

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Christmas opening hours 2019

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Sainsbury’s Green Park Christmas Collection

The Bath Foodbank is immensely grateful to Sainsbury’s Green Park for allowing us to hold a supermarket collection on Saturday 30th November. Due to the generosity of the store and its customers, we collected 685.3kgs of the foods that we were in need of over the festive period. A huge thank you to everybody!

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VOLUNTEER AGENCIES CO-ORDINATOR POSITION AVALIBLE

We are now advertising for a Volunteer Agencies Co-ordinator role. This will entail a commitment of about 2 to 3 hours a week and attendance at the Management meetings once every 6 weeks. For more information please visit the Volunteer page on our website.

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Thank you to the University of Bath!

A big thank you to the staff from the University of Bath’s Research and Innovation Services who came to our warehouse today to help our volunteers. They managed to sort a large proportion of the generous donations given over the Harvest period, helping us to get our warehouse in order for Christmas.

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Our Reverse Advent Calendar is here!

This year we have an official Reverse Advent Calendar produced by our warehouse team.  A printable version of this can be found HERE, and can be shared amongst your friends, community groups and work colleagues. To help us cope with the incredible generosity of people over the festive period, we kindly ask for all donations to be one […]

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Thank you Squeeze!

A huge thank you to Squeeze for their concert at The Forum Bath last night. They raised a massive £1160 and collected over 150 tins of food. Thank you to everyone who generously donated. Their continuing support for The Trussell Trust is very much appreciated by everyone here at Bath Foodbank – Good luck with […]

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Thank you Bathavon Rotary Club!

A big thank you to Bathavon Rotary Club members who visited our warehouse last week to help sort Harvest Festival donations. Their extra help ensured food donations were processed into our warehouse efficiently, and enabled us to get the food back out to those in need much faster.  

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Supermarket collection and new donation point opening!

We have a new donation point opening on Saturday 28th September 2019 at Tesco Express, Weston High Street, Bath! To celebrate the opening of our new donation point this Saturday we will be holding a supermarket collection from 10am until 3pm at the store, come along and support us!

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School summer holiday food project 2019

Thanks to the on-going support from our generous donators and volunteers we were again able to provide help to the many struggling families over the long school summer holidays. The Summer Project was offered to all Bath primary schools and was taken up by 19.  The participating schools were issued letters by Bath Foodbank, which […]

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