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Christmas Services at local churches

Our 8 foodbank outlets are hosted in partnership with local churches across North Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Check out when their main Christmas services are. Please also visit their websites/facebook pages  for many other Christmas services and events.

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Christmas Opening Times 2019/20

Foodbank Office is now closed until Monday 6th January. Foodbank opening times over Christmas 2019 are:   Week of 16th December: Usual opening times – see here.   Week of 23rd December: Monday 23rd – Lockleaze Outlet (St Mary’s Church) – OPEN Tuesday 24th – Yate Outlet – CLOSED Wednesday 25th – Filton Outlet – […]

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Christmas Hampers making

Over two days, we have made and distributed 307 Christmas Hampers for those who are most in crisis around North Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Thank you to everyone who has given so kindly into our Christmas Appeal and all who have volunteered as a one-off or regularly to make this happen. We really wouldn’t be able […]

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Emergency food supplies increase by 54% in North Bristol (April-Sept 2019)

2740 emergency food parcels given to local people in last six months by North Bristol Foodbank North Bristol Foodbank is calling for candidates on all sides to pledge to protect people from hunger, as it reveals 2740 emergency food parcels were given to people in North Bristol between 1st April and 30th September this year. […]

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Volunteers Evening – October 2019

We had a great evening with volunteers from 8 foodbank outlets, warehouse teams, driving teams all coming together for food, chat and hearing what is happening across the different areas of North Bristol Foodbank. We also heard some vision as we move forward in 2020 and the challenges facing the foodbank. We are so grateful […]

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Christmas 2019

CHRISTMAS COLLECTIONS FROM BUSINESSES AND ORGANISATIONS We have had a really generous response over the Harvest period from our local schools and we are now arranging various Christmas collections with local businesses and organisations. If you know someone who is keen to hold a collection for us it would be helpful if they contact us. […]

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Foodbanks to merge to keep supporting people in crisis  

  Yate & Chipping Sodbury Foodbank will merge with North Bristol Foodbank at the end of August. The charities, which are part of the Trussell Trust network, agreed the move in order to ensure the provision of distributing emergency food to people experiencing poverty can continue in South Gloucestershire. The team at North Bristol Foodbank […]

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New Foodbank Administrator Job

We are now advertising for a new part time role of a Foodbank Administrator. Please enquire for job description and share with others who may be interested.

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4536 emergency food parcels given to local people in last year, North Bristol Foodbank reveals

North Bristol Foodbank provided 4536 three day emergency food parcels to local people between April 2018 to March 2019. Of this number, 1809 went to children. The local food bank’s figures feed into a larger national picture with a record increase in food bank use across the UK reported today by the Trussell Trust. North […]

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North Bristol Foodbank Urgently Seeks New Home

In order to keep providing a vital service to local people, North Bristol Foodbank is asking the community for urgent help to find a new home for their warehouse as soon as possible.   The role played by the foodbank in the community is a crucial one. In the last year, North Bristol Foodbank provided […]

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