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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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Christmas Opening and Closing

Kingswood Outlet is open the 24th December and then all outets are closed until Tudor Road opens again on 2nd January and then all outlets run as normal after that.

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Foodbanks Closed Easter

All outlets are closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Back to normal from Wednesday 4th April.

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Foodbanks Open Today

Fishponds and St Marks Road outlets are both open today and being run by smaller teams of local staff and volunteers.

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Christmas Food Donations

We just wanted to say a massive ‘THANK YOU’ to all the Businesses, Schools and Individuals who collected and donated over 8 tonnes of food to us in the run up to Christmas. It was a bit overwheming but really encouraging.

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Advent Calendar Gift

A lovely gift of 60 Advent Calendars from Julie Coulthard and the Western Power Distribution staff in Bristol. These will be a great treat for children of families we feed. We are now taking gifts of Christmas Fayre to add to our regular food parcels in December so families can celebrate Christmas like the rest […]

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Eat Well, Spend Less!

Two ladies at the Eat Well Spend less event

At East Bristol Foodbank, Sally and Kingswood volunteers Mary, Ann and Wendy have just finished a 6-week pilot course called Eat Well, Spend Less with a CCM group called ‘MY TIME’. The course has been designed by the Trussell Trust to help people on low incomes eat well and also tackles issues such as food safety, budgeting, […]

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