News

You may be aware that we are moving out of the additional space that we have been renting at West Portway.  We are consolidating all our activity into our main site at St John the Baptist (RC) Church, Alexandra Road. Thanks to the volunteers who have worked and are working so hard helping us move […]

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Charity open day – Longstock Water Gardens Sunday 2 July 2017

We are very excited to have been allocated one of the charity days at the famous Longstock Water Garden. It’s an opportunity for you to have a great  day out and support your community at the same time! So keep the 2 July 2017 free, bring your friends and please do spread the word – the more […]

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Eggstraordinary thank you

Thank  you to all who generously donated chocolate eggs at Easter.  We distributed more than 1000 treats to children and vulnerable adults in and around Andover!  Without your support this would not have been possible.

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Mother’s Day and Easter gifts

Why not give a foodbank gift this Mother’s Day or Easter? Whether it is helping us provide food and other essential items to people in crisis, providing that extra treat at special times of the year or teaching the next generation about helping their community, these gifts are a great way to make a real […]

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Steve Holder to open the Lake Run 2017

Steve Holder

We are delighted to announce that Steve Holder will open the Andover Lake Run on 17 September 2017. Steve is a Hampshire firefighter who completed 20 marathons in 2016 as an emotional tribute to his late wife who died in February 2015 after a long battle with breast cancer. Steve ran one marathon for every […]

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Easter eggs 2017!

Easter eggs 2016

It’s time for our annual Easter eggs collection! The eggs are distributed as a treat but more importantly show local children, young people and vulnerable adults in our community that we care about them this Easter. Please donate a medium sized chocolate eggs or make a financial donation by 20 March 2017.

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Food Free Lent

AFB Money box

Due to planned changes in our warehouse later this spring/summer we are having a ‘food free’ Lent! We would like our regular donors to convert their usual food donations into cash. This will help reduce our stocks to make moving a little easier – its hard work shifting food! By donating cash you will make […]

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lake-run

Following the success of the first Lake Run, we are delighted to announce that this year’s run will take place on Sunday 17 September 2017.  Please save this date and further details and details on how to register will be given once it has been confirmed.  The organisers have  noted all your comments and will […]

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ChristmasWithout – watch this film and please donate

We are very fortunate because you wonderful people give lots of food donations and volunteer your time packing boxes for us. We are so grateful! Having said that, the day to day bills, rent and salaries need to get paid each month. Can you help us store the food and fuel the van by giving […]

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Helping local people to have a happy Christmas!

It’s been a busy December at the Andover foodbank with volunteers using donations from across the community to help reduce the financial pressure on local people and to make Christmas happy. The foodbank has distributed nearly 650 Christmas gift boxes full of toys and gifts to care workers at agencies and schools including Childrens Services, […]

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