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Christmas thanks

Many thanks from all of us at Foodbank for all the generous donations you have supplied all year, and particularly with the overwhelming number of ‘goodies’ we received over Christmas. This helped us to cope with the demand, which was particularly big over the Christmas period.

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Christmas closures

Please note that The Candle Centre will be closed on 26th and 29th December 2017. Resound Centre will be closed on 29th December Thornbury Centre will be open as usual during the Christmas period. In case of emergency, please contact 07512523343 for the Yate Centre or the Resound website for the Resound Centre.

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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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Yate and Sodbury Foodbank is 5 years old!

November 2016 is Yate and Sodbury Foodbank’s 5th anniversary!

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Chipping Sodbury Baptist Church Harvest

Many thanks to everyone that helped to give a magnificent 321kgs of food and goods in the Chipping Sodbury Baptist Church Harvest. This will allow us to provide over 700 meals to local people in short term crisis and has come at a time when our stocks are very low. Great work!

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Thanks from the Foodbank team

The Yate & Chipping Sodbury Foodbank team would like to thank EVERYONE who has recently donated either food or money to the project. It is deeply reassuring to witness such generosity. All our clients are local people, living in the communities around our three distribution sites, and they are truly amazed by the kindness of […]

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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