News

Update

Lots of you have been asking what you can do to help the foodbank at this difficult time and we are grateful for your support. We have a plan and are working with local agencies to ensure that we can continue to operate and deliver food to distribution locations. You can support us in the […]

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February Newsletter

Catch up on all that’s has been happening and is planned in our Newsletter February 2020!

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Easter eggs!

The foodbank will once again be distributing chocolate Easter eggs to local children and vulnerable adults. Last year we delivered more than 1150 chocolate eggs to local agencies including the Crisis Centre, Children’s Services, and Young Carers. Please support this project but donating a medium sized chocolate egg before 16 March 2020. This will allow […]

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Christmas hours

The foodbank is now closed until 2 January 2020. Foodbank vouchers can be exchanged at distribution points but please check their Christmas opening hours. We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!

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Christmas at the foodbank

It’s been a very busy run up to Christmas for the Andover foodbank with demand significantly up on last year. The foodbank delivered 920 Christmas gift boxes full of toys for children and teenagers, 410 family and 170 individual hampers full of Christmas food to to care workers to be distributed to their clients. The […]

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Christmas gifts

If you’re struggling to find the right gift for someone why not consider a foodbank gift. We have a unique range of gifts that you can give to family or friends at Christmas. These gifts help provide food and other essential items to people in crisis, or to provide that extra treat at special times […]

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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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