5 Nov 18
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 […]
16 Oct 18
The Andover foodbank celebrated the opening of its enlarged warehouse on Friday 12 October 2018. The foodbank was set up in 2006 to provide emergency food to local people who find themselves in crisis and without means to buy food. Good quality, secure and long term storage is essential for the foodbank. Renting additional space […]
18 Sep 18
The Andover foodbank Lake Run took place on Sunday 16 September 2018. The event was opened by Katie Piper, TV presenter, author and philanthropist, who also ran the 10k and achieved a time of 1:02:54 in spite of her rigorous training schedule for Strictly Come Dancing. Katie ran the 10k with her husband Richard Sutton. […]
8 Sep 18
After the success of last year’s project when we distributed around 680 gift boxes to local children we are launching our giftboxes project for Christmas 2018. We need you to help make this Christmas happy for a local child by donating a gift box or by donating money. Click here for full details of the […]
13 Aug 18
The Andover foodbank Lake Run takes place on Sunday 16 September 2018 this year will be opened by Katie Piper who has just announced that she will be competing in Strictly Come Dancing. The money raised at the Lake Run will be used to help those in crisis in Andover. There are three races: a […]
30 Jul 18
We have been looking at what activities are available during the school holidays. Here is our list. We hope enjoy them!
30 Jul 18
The foodbank building is now closed until Monday 20 August 2018 for the completion of building works. Our distribution points are fully stocked and we’ll be picking up phone messages and emails during this time.
22 May 18
We have now released our Annual Review 2017-18. Please read it to find out more about where your donations have been going and what are plans are going forward.
18 May 18
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 […]