News

Buying Food

Thank you everyone who is donating money – it is helping us buy in food to meet the great demand currently. Today we bought food for all of our East and South Bristol outlets

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NEW EMERGENCY FOODBANKS AND DELIVERIES

East Bristol foodbank has partnered with Hillfields Baptist Church and Severn Vineyard Church to open delivery only outlets. They will be delivering to households in Hillfields and Knowle West/Filwood as these have been areas identified by Feeding Bristol as lacking emergency food provision. Local services can email us at [email protected] to request evouchers for these […]

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OUTLETS CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY AND BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

All of our outlets will be closed on Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday – the 10th and 13th April. We will reopen again on Wednesday 15th April at St Marks and all other outlets will be open again after that.

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Self Isolating and Need Food?

If you are self isolating and need food please contact Bristol City Councils Emergency Payment Scheme at this point. email:  [email protected] include your full name and address phone: 0117 922 4500, Monday to Friday, 9am to 12noon (we can’t take household goods applications by phone) If you live in the Kingswood area please email us as [email protected]  

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Outlet Opening Status

Currently our outlets are open but in view of the recent government statements on 16th March we are taking vouchers at the entrance. We are asking volunteers and voucher holders to self distance in this process to safegaurd all concerned.

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COVID-19 Preparations

We are currently working on plans with other foodbanks, partners and Bristol City Council to have sufficient stocks and methods of delivery to try and support the many people who will be affected by the coming outbreak, Please do donate food and other items as outlined on our Donate Food page We will also be looking […]

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Drive Vauxhall Support Foodbank

We are really pleased that Drive Vauxhall Central, Avon Street are supporting us at this festive season. Quoting from their facebook page here If you spot our Vauxhall #Movano ? driving around #Bristol Snap & Share ? it on #Facebook and tag Drive Vauxhall Bristol Central to be entered into a Prize Draw to win £50 […]

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Reduced Staffing in August

We have a lot of staff leave in August so may not be able to answer emails and phone messages until early September. We have placed most information you need on the website. Referral agencies wanting more vouchers may need to refer clients to the Councils emergency payment and welfare grant schemes as an alternative […]

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August Opening Changes

Our final session at Tudor Road on Wednesdays will be 31st July and it will then be closed. All other outlets will be open during August – Kingswood on Mondays (but not Bank Holiday 26th) also Fishponds and St Marks outlets on Fridays. (We plan to reopen Wednesdays in September at the St Marks location)

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Foodbank Outlets Closed today 1/2/19

Both St Marks and Fishponds outlets are closed today due to the weather conditions We anticipate being open Monday and onwards at our normal outlet times and current vouchers and council referrals will be accepted at other outlets next week  

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