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.
25 Sep 17
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.
11 Sep 17
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% […]
1 Jul 17
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 […]
12 May 17
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 […]