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Sept 2016-Aug 2017

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Our Christmas Wish List

 

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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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Working with a Challenge: 2017

B30 foodbank has welcomed three groups of students from the NCS National Citizen Service Challenge . Following a one hour introductory session on how foodbanks work, the students had a four hour session, sorting and dating food ready to distribute to our clients. The following day the students embarked on “foodbank awareness” talking to the […]

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Thanks to The Cod Pot, Cotteridge.

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We were delighted to be able to give out bags of fresh potatoes this week, thanks to a great donation from local business, The Cod Pot. The shop’s owner generously donated a 25kg bag of potatoes, which we split up into family sized bags and used to replace the tinned potatoes we usually have for […]

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B30 Newsletter: July 2017

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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. July Newsletter

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Welcome donations

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Hannah Eno from the Development and Alumni Relations Office at the University and the  Bournville Labour Party both made wonderful donations to the B30 Foodbank.   Hannah Eno is in the Development and Alumni Relations Office at the University. They work with alumni keeping them connected to the University, and they also fundraise for research and […]

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‘Holiday Time’ events in August: Fully Booked

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We are sorry but our  ‘Holiday Time’ events on Wednesday mornings in August, are fully booked and there are no places left.   For details of the event you can download a pdf flyer by clicking the link below,  2017-07-15 Holiday Events flyer  

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week ending 8th July 2017

This week we received in 1,390 kg of food and gave out 878 kgs of food, feeding  110 people: 62 adults & 48 children. We are running short of custard, sugar, tinned fruit, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, squash, jam, tinned carrots, whole milk, tinned meat and tinned fish. There is always an up to date list of our […]

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