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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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Annual review 2018-9

We’ve just produced our Annual Review 2018-19. You can find details of our work, the reasons that people seek support, where they live and who we partner as well as information on our future plans.

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Summer holidays project

The holidays are fast approaching and while many are dreaming of sunny beaches and sandcastles we know that children in our community will be facing food insecurity, isolation and loneliness. In the absence of free school meals and parents struggling with reduced income or childcare costs, the summer can be a difficult time. We are […]

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Eggscellent Easter!

The foodbank has now delivered more than 1150 chocolate eggs to local agencies including the Crisis Centre, Children’s Services, and Young Carers and more will go out this week. The eggs will be distributed to local children and vulnerable adults. Eggs were donated by a range of organisations including Farleigh School, Hatherden School, Portway School […]

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