News

‘Holiday Time’ events in August

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We are running ‘Holiday Time’ events on Wednesday mornings on 2nd August, 9th August, 16th August and 23rd August at The Cotteridge Church.   You can download a pdf flyer and registration form by clicking the links below, 2017-07-15 Holiday Events flyer 2017-07-15 Holiday Events at Cotteridge Church registration form We will try and keep registration as informal as […]

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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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Trussell Trust launches University of Oxford study on foodbank use

The Trussell Trust commissioned an 18-month research project from the University of Oxford, led by Dr Rachel Loopstra. It is the single biggest nationwide study on foodbank use to date. Involving more than 400 households referred to foodbanks, the data collected on demographics, income levels, living conditions, health, and food insecurity provides unparalleled new detail […]

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B30 FOODBANK NEWSLETTER: MAY 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. May Newsletter.

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New Minister actively supporting the B30foodbank

The B30foodbank, based at Cotteridge Church, is very happy to welcome the new Minister of the Cotteridge Church, Mike Claridge, as one of our trustees. Family man Mike has moved to the area with wife Susan and their two daughters after many years working in West Bromwich and before that Telford. Mike is a great believer in […]

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Very well done Ian.

Volunteer Ian McCallum ran the Run Birmingham 10k race in aid of the B30foodbank and raised an impressive £865 for the foodbank. He ran the race in an even more impressive 45’14” coming third in the 60-64 age group. Very well done Ian and a huge thank you for raising vitally needed funds for the […]

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B30 Foodbank Leaflet

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More generous support

The foodbank was very glad to receive yet another donation from the Birmingham Ahmadiyya Muslim community organisation recently. Tasneem Abdul (pictured) delivered the latest donation of cash and over 46 kg of food collected by women at a local mosque. This is the third donation from the group in recent months . Many thanks to Tasneem […]

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UK FOODBANK USE CONTINUES TO RISE

UK foodbank use continues to rise as new report highlights growing impact of Universal Credit rollout on foodbanks. Between 1st April 2016 and 31st March 2017, The Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network provided 1,182,954 three day emergency food supplies to people in crisis compared to 1,109,309 in 2015-16. Of this number, 436,938 went to children. To read […]

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Huge Thankyou to Tesco and it’s Quinton Customers

Tesco customers in Quinton were extremely generous when we had a collection day there and collected 842 Kg of food over the day. This is a massive help at the moment as the B30 Foodbank is struggling to keep up with ever increasing demand. The Foodbank relies on the generosity of organisations and individuals. Individuals like supermarket customers […]

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