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Easter – chocolate eggs

We know it feels early but Lent starts on 14 February 2024 so we are starting to collect chocolate eggs to distribute for Easter.  We are grateful for your donations.

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Could you be a foodbank Committee member?

Would you like to contribute to your local community by joining the Andover foodbank Committee?  To find out more about this volunteering opportunity please email [email protected] by Monday 12 February 2024

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Abbots Ann Trail Race – Sunday 7 July 2024

Thinking of starting a Couch to 5k? Already love running and looking for a local race to join this year? Muddy Runners Abbots Ann Trail Race on Sunday 7 July 2024 is a great community event that supports our cause. A lovely family atmosphere, with the choice of 5 or 10k distance plus a children’s […]

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Christmas Treats Amnesty Campaign

Foodbank launches Christmas Treats Amnesty Andover foodbank are asking individuals and places of work to join in donating their unwanted Christmas food and toiletries, in an area wide Christmas Treats Amnesty for the charity. Head of foodbank, Chloe Roberts says “Many of us receive pamper gifts that are not to our taste or find ourselves […]

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Christmas and New Year closing

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Tesco – our biggest collection ever!

         Over the four days of the Tesco National Food Collection at Andover, River Way, we collected a staggering 3.7 tonnes of food which filled 294 big green crates.  This was our most successful collection ever! For the first time we had children from local schools helping us at the collection, and […]

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Could you be Treasurer for the Andover foodbank?

We’re looking for a new Treasurer.  This is a voluntary role.  Download the job description for more information on this role. If you are interested in this position, please submit a recent CV to [email protected] detailing your relevant experience.  Please also submit a short statement saying why you are interested in the role and why you […]

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Chris Howard to step down as Treasurer

After 17.5 years Chris Howard is stepping down as Treasurer of the Andover foodbank.  Chris has been involved since the start of the foodbank.  With his calm and thoughtful approach, Chris has helped to develop and shape the foodbank into the success that it is today.  It has been a pleasure to work with Chris […]

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Ideas for Christmas gift boxes

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Give help this Christmas

The Andover foodbank needs your help to support those in need this Christmas. You can help by donating a Christmas gift box or a Christmas hamper. Last year the foodbank distributed over 1250 Christmas gift boxes and bags full of toys and gifts to care workers at agencies – more than in any previous year […]

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