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Christmas Opening Hours

The B30 Foodbank will be open as usual from 2.30-4.30p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays EXCEPT for Christmas Day and New Years Day.      

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December 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.B30 Foodbank dec 2018 newsletter

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Please help local people in crisis this Christmas

s To find out what else we are short of and how to donate please look at our donate food page.    

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Increase in Foodbank Usage. Mid year figures

B30 Foodbank usage has nearly tripled since 2014. The table below shows the number of emergency three-day food parcels issued by the B30 foodbank in the six months to the 30th September in the years 2014-2018   Click here to see the National Figures for 1st Apr-30th Sep 2018,   The figure below shows the number of […]

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250,000kg to people in crisis

Since it opened in September 2013 the B30 Foodbank has provided 30,589 three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis including 12, 325 for children, a total of 250,146 kg of food. None of this would have been possible without the efforts and generosity of our wonderful volunteers and donors.

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Using food banks while waiting for first universal credit payment: “never felt so low”

“A mother-of-three who has been using food banks while she waits for her first universal credit payment said she has “never felt so low”. Speaking at a food bank in Cardiff, the woman, 37, said she feared being unable to buy her children Christmas presents. One charity said a minimum five-week wait for a first […]

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October 2018 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. B30 Foodbank Oct 18 newsletter

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Poverty in Birmingham seen through the eyes of the B30Foodbank

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Please help B30 Foodbank with a Harvest Box

  If you wish you can print the photo above or you can download the label for printing by clicking  B30 Harvest Box Label      

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BBC visit the B30 Foodbank

 BBC Midlands Today visited the B30 Foodbank on the 7th and 8th August. The account below is taken from the BBC web pages.   “A mum living in temporary accommodation is urging people struggling financially not to be embarrassed about seeking help. Julie and her six-year-old daughter visited the B30 Food Bank in Birmingham for […]

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