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Emergency food supplies increase by 9% in North Bristol (April-Sept 2017)

New figures show 1,898 emergency food supplies given to local people by North Bristol Foodbank in six months Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 1,898 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by North Bristol Foodbank, compared to 1,735 the same period in the previous year. Of this number, […]

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Please Donate to our Christmas Appeal

We would love to be able to share some special items with people who are struggling at Christmas time. Would you consider donating some of the items listed below?   You can also donate at our upcoming 3-day collection at Tesco Lime Trees Rd from Thurs 30th Nov – Sat 2nd Dec To donate financially, […]

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Tesco Supermarket Collection: Thurs 30th Nov – Sat 2nd Dec

Volunteers needed We are fortunate again to have the opportunity this year for a 3-day collection at Tesco Lime Trees Rd in Horfield. It will be running from Thursday 30th Nov – Saturday 2nd December and we will need some volunteers to give out shopping lists to customers and ask if they would like to […]

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Foodbank Manager Job Advert

We are sad to announce that at the end of the year, our awesome foodbank manager, Jon, will be moving away from Bristol. He will be greatly missed but we are now starting the process of recruiting a replacement. Here are the details for the role: Manager for North Bristol Foodbank – £22,000 pa pro […]

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5 years of tackling food poverty at North Bristol Foodbank

15,036 three day emergency food supplies have been given out by the North Bristol Foodbank since opening in July 2012, of which 6,441 were for local children.   North Bristol foodbank provides three days’ non-perishable emergency food to people who have hit crisis and every person who comes to the foodbank is referred with a […]

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We are RECRUITING a new Warehouse Supervisor

We are sad to be saying goodbye to Kate, who has been with us for the last year and a bit as our Warehouse Supervisor. Kate is moving away from Bristol so we are now in need of a new team member to take on her role. Applications are now open for the post and […]

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Local Foodbank use increases in 2016/17

New figures show 3,740 emergency food supplies given to local people by North Bristol Foodbank in last year.   3,740 three day emergency food supplies given to local people in crisis by North Bristol Foodbank in 2016-17 – over 1,500 went to children Latest statistics published by The Trussell Trust foodbank network show UK-wide foodbank […]

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160 Christmas Hampers given to local people

Because of the generous donations of people in North Bristol we have been able to make 160 Christmas hampers that have been given out to families and individuals nominated to us by our voucher referral agencies. Our agencies nominated those they have been working with this year who would not be able to afford some […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

Please note that that the foodbank office is closed from 1pm on Wednesday 21st December until Wednesday 4th January 2016. All foodbank donations will need to passed on in January now. For those referred to the foodbank – All our outlets are open during the week commencing 19th December. However, the only outlet open on […]

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Charity calls for direct DWP hotline as new figures show 1,767 emergency food parcels given to local people by North Bristol Foodbank in six months

1,767 three day emergency food supplies given to local people in crisis by North Bristol Foodbank in first half of the year – over 700 went to children. Latest statistics published by The Trussell Trust foodbank network show UK-wide foodbank figures are still not decreasing Charity calls for foodbank telephone ‘hotline’ to local Job Centres […]

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