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April Newsletter

Below is a link to the latest B30 Foodbank newsletter. When opened it can either be read online, downloaded for later reading or printed for a physical copy. April 2018 newsletter

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January to March 2018

In the first quarter of 2018 the B30 Foodbank provided 2,392 three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis including 980 for children, a total of 20,886kg of food.   It received 15,664kg of food in kind donations. We would like to express a huge thank you to our generous donors some of whom are shown in […]

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February Newsletter

Below is a link to the latest B30 Foodbank newsletter. When opened it can either be read online, downloaded for later reading or printed for a physical copy. Newsletter. Feb 2018

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AdLent Calendar

  Following the success of the reverse advent calendar we made available last Christmas we have now designed a collection  Calendar for the duration of Lent.  Lent starts on February 14th this year. Why not get involved this Lent and start an Adlent Calendar? It’s a simple idea, and a great way to help others who […]

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The B30 Foodbank 2018 Appeal: An Advice Worker at the B30 Foodbank

Probably the best good news that we could send you for 2018 is that there is no need for a foodbank! However, in the real world, where we served 230 clients in 120 minutes on one Friday in December, this seems increasingly unlikely. Each food parcel we give out only represents 3 days-worth of food […]

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A huge thank you and a Happy New Year to all our donors and volunteers.

In 2017 the B30 Foodbank provided 7,501 three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis including 3,151 for children, a total of 61,155kg of food. None of this would have been possible without the efforts and generosity of our wonderful volunteers and donors. The photograph shows some of our donors in 2017. Once again a huge thank […]

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B30 Newsletter December 2017

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Sept 2016-Aug 2017

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B30Foodbank in October

In October the B30Foodbank distributed 4,695 kg of food feeding 601 people including 247 children. We still desperately need the the generosity of people like regular donor Jill, who sends in magnificent food donations with her friend and foodbank volunteer Thembi, pictured delivering Jill’s shopping, all taken from our most needed goods list. The 30kg of food […]

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We don’t judge…

  After receiving an enquiry from a would-be donor about being put off after seeing foodbank clients smoking, this was our response and one which answers many questions: “Thanks for your email. Your response is painfully reasonable and heartfelt. You are not the first person to have difficulties with the issue of giving for all […]

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