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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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12 Days of Christmas – how you can fill a Christmas hamper

Every year the foodbank gives Christmas hampers to families and individuals who are struggling. These hampers make an enormous difference to the festive season, helping alleviate the many financial pressures and allowing people to celebrate the season rather than exist through it. This year we would like you to help us by donating items for […]

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Quiz night – Friday 10 November 2017

Come along and exercise your brains on behalf of Andover foodbank!  Our quiz night is on Friday 10th November 2017 at St John the Baptist RC Church Hall 7pm for a 7:30 start. Tickets are £10 per person which includes a meal with pudding and soft drinks. Please bring your own alcohol. There will be […]

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Christmas giftboxes for local children

With only 12 weeks to go until Christmas we are launching our giftboxes project for Christmas 2017.  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 Christmas giftboxes and to see our updated leaflet with […]

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Harvest donations

We are delighted to have received planning permission to build a small extension at our premises in Alexandra Road and hope to start building in November 2017.   In the meantime we are working out of a very reduced space and as a result we cannot accept Harvest donations this year.   We still need […]

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The Lake Run!

The Andover foodbank Lake Run took place on Sunday 17 September 2017.  The 10k, 5k and 2k fun runs started and ended at Charlton Athletics centre, passing through the beautiful scenery of Anton Lakes.   Nearly 320 people ran the 10k, 80 the 5k and there were over 40 in the fun run with Bertie North […]

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Simplyhealth sponsor the Lake Run

Local company Simplyhealth have generously donated £500 from their Community Fund to support the Andover foodbank Lake Run. Colin Perry, Chair of The Simplyhealth Andover Community Fund commented: “We’re proud to be supporting the Andover foodbank Lake Run for the second year.  Our mission is to get millions moving, so we’re really looking forward to […]

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Dawn Breakers – 12 hour DB-a-thon Saturday 9 September 2017

The amazing Dawn Breakers #Andover are doing their 12 hour DB-a-thon this Saturday raising money for us. Wow! Go to https://gogetfunding.com/breakers-dozen-db-a-thon/ to find out more!  

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The Lake Run – three weeks to go!

The preparations continue, with only 3 weeks to go the signs are up. Please come and join us on Sunday 17 September 2017.  You can sign up and find out more at http://www.andover10klakerun.co.uk/  We look forward to seeing you there!

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Planning application

The Andover foodbank has submitted a planning application to add a small extension, the size of a double garage, onto the back of its premises at Alexandra Road, Andover.  The extension to our current site will ensure that we are able to continue to help local people in crisis. In the past rapid growth required […]

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