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A huge thanks for your Christmas donations!

A Happy New Year to you all! Firstly, we would like to thank you for the wonderful donations we received during last year and the response to the Christmas List.  We were overwhelmed by the response and, despite demand for our service being nearly 13% higher than in 2017, we had enough stock to be […]

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Happy New Year, and thanks!

We wish all our donors and supporters a Happy and Healthy New Year 2019 and thank you all for your generosity. We hope that all the people we have helped through 2018 have a much better year. With every blessing from the Foodbank Team.

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Christmas opening hours for Yate, Thornbury and Resound

Yate will be open on Fridays 21 Dec., 28 Dec., 4 Jan. and then Tuesday 8 Jan and will be closed on Tuesdays 25 Dec. and 1 Jan. Thornbury will be open on Fridays 21 Dec., 28 Dec., 4 Jan. Resound will be open on Fridays 21 Dec. and 4 Jan and will be closed […]

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We have enough donations from the Christmas list, thanks!

Many thanks for all your kind donations from the Christmas list, we now have all we need (and all we can store!).

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Harvest Festivals thanks

The Foodbank team would like to thank all those who organised and donated to the Harvest Festivals on behalf of local churches and schools, your donations have been very helpful. Thanks for all your generosity!

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Foodbank Shopping List Christmas 2018.

Here is the Christmas 2018 list. Please note that we need the items to come in in the second half of November because we begin to issue the additional hampers from 1st December. Please note also that we have not included Mince Pies because these will not last until Christmas if bought too soon and […]

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Harvest Festival

Hello Everyone, Many of you will be aware that we are coming into the Harvest Festival Season – which gives us the opportunity to re-stock some of our more depleted lines. So if you/your school/organisation/club or workteam want to help those in short term crisis within our community here is a lovely way to support […]

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August 2017- school holidays

August 2017 Shopping List. Hello Everyone, Demand for our services is still high – the basic right to eat is still difficult to maintain for some in our community. Also, the school holidays are with us and there are children who are not receiving school meals, putting an extra burden on the family’s finances. There […]

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Foodbank Update. 4th May 2017

Between 1January and 30 April 2017 we have seen demand exceed the same period last year by 50%. We have already provided parcels to over 800 local people through our 3 branches in Yate, Emersons Green and Thornbury, issuing over 8 tonnes of food and other items. Unfortunately, the donations are down year on year […]

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Happy New Year and thanks!

HELLO EVERYONE AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Firstly can we thank everyone who gave SO generously during last year, particularly during November and December, when there are so many calls on one’s money. We had a wonderful combination of festive fayre and regular stock donated. So many different firms, groups and individuals organised special collections, reverse […]

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