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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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Register for the Andover Lake Run 2019

The Andover foodbank Lake Run takes place on Sunday 22 September 2019. Last year’s event was hugely popular with nearly 500 runners for the three races. The day was opened by Katie Piper and raised over £7,000 for the foodbank from entry fees and sponsorship. We are grateful to Vitacress and other local companies for […]

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February 2019 – Newsletter

Please read and enjoy our latest Newsletter You can sign up to join our Project and Appeals team here or email office@andoverfoodbank.org.uk

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Christmas at the foodbank

December has been a busy time of year with the Andover foodbank trying to help people to enjoy Christmas rather than “survive through it”. A total 835 Christmas gift boxes were given out to agencies and schools including Andover Crisis and Support Centre, Mencap and Icknield School to give as a special treat for children […]

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Gift bxox deliveries are underway!

And they’re off! 715 Christmas gift boxes are being delivered to local agencies today ready to be distributed by care workers to the children with whom they are working. Thank you for the generous donations of gift boxes and to the volunteers for sorting and delivering them. The gift boxes will make a difference to […]

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12 Days of 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. These hampers make an enormous difference during the festive season, helping to alleviate the many festive pressures and allowing people to celebrate the season rather than exist through it. Last year many […]

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