5 Aug 19
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 […]
29 Jul 19
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)
1 Feb 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
19 Dec 18
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.
27 Mar 18
All outlets are closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Back to normal from Wednesday 4th April.
2 Mar 18
Fishponds and St Marks Road outlets are both open today and being run by smaller teams of local staff and volunteers.
9 Jan 18
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.
23 Nov 17
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 […]
31 Mar 17
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, […]
23 Dec 15
A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.