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May Newsletter

Catch up on all our news in the May newsletter!

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Success at Tesco

Thank you to the very generous donors, volunteers and team at Tesco. Our recent collection was a big success: we received 699.32kg of food,  76.77kg of toiletries,  72.58kg of cleaning materials and  £85! This has helped to refill our stocks and some of the food items have already been packed into boxes and distributed to those […]

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Quiz Night – Friday 27 April 2018 at 7 30pm

Please join us for our Quiz Night  on Friday 27 April. Good luck and have fun!

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Easter eggs!

It’s time for our annual Easter eggs collection! The eggs are distributed as a treat but more importantly show local children and vulnerable adults in our community that we care about them this Easter. Please donate a medium sized chocolate egg by Friday 16 March 2018. You can donate an egg at any of our […]

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Katie Piper to open The Lake Run, Andover on Sunday 16 September 2018

Charity campaigner, TV presenter, author and former Andover resident Katie Piper has kindly agreed to open the Lake Run Andover on Sunday 16 September 2018. The former model was badly scarred and left blind in one eye in an acid attack arranged by her ex-boyfriend in 2008, and has since undergone more than 100 operations […]

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Thank you for your support at Christmas

It was 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  distributed nearly 680 Christmas gift boxes full of toys and gifts to care workers at agencies and schools including Childrens Services, the […]

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Christmas and New Year opening hours

The Andover foodbank will close at 12pm on Friday  December 2017 and reopen at 9 30am on Wednesday 3 January 2018.  We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Generosity of Dawnbreakers

As a result of the fabulous DB-athon in September 2017 the Dawnbreakers raised an amazing £10 000 for the Andover foodbank.  Bonny and Andy Lavery presented the cheque to Chris Howard, Treasurer, and Deborah Howard, Operations Manager, on 15 December 2017.  Thank you to all the Dawnbreakers for their hard work. .

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Christmas supermarket collections

We have lots of supermarket collections coming up to collect food for Christmas and the New Year. We will be collecting at Asda – Saturday 25th November 2017 between 10am and 4pm Tesco – November 2017 to 2 December 2017 between 10am and 4pm Asda – 7 December 2017 between 10am and 4pm Please come along to donate or find […]

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Give a foodbank gift this Christmas

You can support your local community by buying and giving a ‘foodbank gift’ this Christmas. 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 […]

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