News

When the BBC came to the Foodbank

As the budget was about to be announced, we had the visit of the team of BBC Points West who spent a day with us, filmed our volunteers in action, spoke to some of our clients and reported on the situations many of the Foodbank clients encounter across the country. Our Monday team with David […]

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ICESKATING FUNDRAISER

On Monday 5th November we were invited by the Icescape at the Tropicana to invite supporters of the Foodbank for a charity fundraiser skating session. All entry fees went directly to the foodbank and we collected £378.50. The Mayor of Weston, Cllr Mike Lyall, who has chosen us as his Charity for his mayoral year, […]

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Charity of the year

We are delighted to have been chosen as the Mayor of Weston-super-Mare Charity of the Year for 2018-19. We look forward to working with the Mayor and his team to tackle chidhood poverty in our town.

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Weston Foodbank Open Day

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Bumper Harvest

Over the Harvest period, we received donations from our local schools, churches and other supporters amounting to an unbelievable 5,012 kg, almost equivalent to 2 small African forest elephants!! Thank yu so much to all who donated.

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FOODBANK REFURBISHED BY M&S SPARK SOMETHING NEW SCHEME

Both Weston Marks & Spencer stores decided to join forces last week to redecorate Weston Foodbank as part of the national M&S Spark Something Good scheme. Over 3 days staff from both the High Street and Flowerdown stores completely repainted the Foodbank in a new fresh green shade, the reception area was given a decluttered […]

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Pop up restaurant at Becket Primary School

The Yr 3 & 4  of Becket Primary School invited us to their very first Pop-up restaurant on April 3rd. Over a 7 week period the children had been researching healthy food, supply chains for restaurants and other food related issues and had invited us to talk to them about the foodbank. At the restaurant […]

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Crowdfunding for a new van for the Foodbank

Our faithful Y-reg van is coming to the end of its life and we are now looking to purchase a newer van to use for our food collections and deliveries across the area. We have been blessed by a generous donation from the Donald Forrester Trust towards this but do need to raise another £2,500. […]

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Future supermarket collections

We will be collecting from Waitrose in Weston on Friday March 10th, May 12th and July 14th between 10am and 2pm. Please come and see one of our team members and say hello. Donation bins are also available at Asda, Tesco, Morrissons, Sainsburys, Co-op in Worle and Severn Rd. We also have bins in various […]

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Eat Well Spend Less course starts January 19th

We are starting our next course on 19th January and if you would like to know how to cook basic recipes while learning simple health and budgetting tips, or if you know someone who would benefit from this course, please contact us. The course will run on Thursdays 10am to 12.30 for 6 weeks (one […]

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