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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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Darren Jones MP visits North Bristol Foodbank

It was great to have Darren Jones MP for Bristol North West visit our Southmead Outlet yesterday. It is so important to have the backing of our local MP as together we fight food poverty. Read more here

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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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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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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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