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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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North Bristol Foodbank announced as one of Bristol Rovers FC Charity Partners

The Foodbank is pleased to announce it has been chosen as one of Bristol Rovers FC’s charity partners Speaking about the appointment of the charity as the club’s second charity partner, Commercial Director, Tom Gorringe said, “Last season, we were delighted to work with our supporters on the “Gasheads Against Food Poverty” initiative and saw […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2018

We’ve created another Reverse Advent Calendar this year as another way to help people who are facing food crisis across North Bristol this Christmas. This method of giving is proving to be both popular and successful with a number of Foodbanks across the UK. Please do take a look at the details and get involved if you […]

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North Bristol Foodbank tackles holiday hunger and Universal Credit

In North Bristol the challenge of supporting and meeting needs of food poverty continues to increase. The reality of holiday hunger over the summer has been seen in all our foodbank outlets as well as the arrival of Universal Credit. 311 children were provided food by North Bristol Foodbank during the holiday time (July-August). This […]

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Local Foodbank Use Increases in 2017/18

New figures show 4149 emergency food supplies given to local people in last year, North Bristol Foodbank reveals Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, 4149 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by North Bristol Foodbank, compared to 3740 in the previous year. This is an increase of […]

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