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Christmas hours

The foodbank is now closed until 2 January 2020. Foodbank vouchers can be exchanged at distribution points but please check their Christmas opening hours. We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!

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Christmas at the foodbank

It’s been a very busy run up to Christmas for the Andover foodbank with demand significantly up on last year. The foodbank delivered 920 Christmas gift boxes full of toys for children and teenagers, 410 family and 170 individual hampers full of Christmas food to to care workers to be distributed to their clients. The […]

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Christmas gifts

If you’re struggling to find the right gift for someone why not consider a foodbank gift. We have a unique range of gifts that you can give to family or friends at Christmas. These gifts help provide food and other essential items to people in crisis, or to provide that extra treat at special times […]

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12 Days to Christmas – donate to fill a Christmas hamper

Every year the Andover foodbank gives a bag full of Christmas food and treats to families and individuals who are struggling in December. In 2018 we gave out over 400 hampers. These hampers make an enormous difference during the festive season, helping to alleviate the many festive pressures and allowing people to celebrate the season […]

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Christmas gift boxes 2019

We need you to help make this Christmas happy for a local child by donating a filled gift box or money. Last year we sadly saw increased demand but managed through the generosity of local people, Churches, schools and companies to distribute 785 boxes. Click here for more information and to see our leaflet with […]

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A soggy but successful Andover Lake Run

In spite of the heavy rain, over 250 runners took part in the Andover Lake Run 5k and 10k on Sunday 22 September 2019. In addition around 50 children ran in the 2k fun run. Kate Howey, winner of two Olympic medals in judo, opened the event and presented prizes to the winners. Kate said […]

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September Newsletter

Catch up on all that’s has been happening and is planned in our Newsletter September 2019!

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Kate Howey, Olympian, to open the Lake Run

Kate Howey, winner of two Olympic medals in judo will open this year’s Andover Lake Run which takes place on Sunday 22 September 2019. Kate said ‘I’m very honoured to be part of this day as there are more and more families in need at this time. I’m even more honoured because I am an […]

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Summer holiday bags delivered!

The Andover foodbank has distributed 144 summer bags to local primary schools ready for delivery to families. The bags contain edible treats such as hot dogs, tomato ketchup, ice pops and dried snacking snacking fruit to enable children to enjoy a picnic, movie night or BBQ with friends. This pilot summer holiday project was a […]

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Newsletter

Catch up on all our news in our latest Newsletter

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