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Wonderful Donation from SS Philip + James Golf Society

We are very grateful to members of the SS Philip and James Golf Society for organising their annual charity golf day recently and presenting Bedford Foodbank with a very generous cheque for £2,500. The Foodbank continues to give out over 9.5 tonnes of food and toiletries every month, as part of over 400 emergency food […]

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Recognition from the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire

Many thanks to the High Sheriff in recognising the hard work and dedication of our volunteers with an award and visit this week.

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Thank You to Bedford Kindness

Many thanks to Bedford Kindness who organised a collection of Easter Eggs and delivered 200 to our warehouse for us to distribute.  Thank you!

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Easter Eggs from Sainsbury’s Staff

Many thanks to the staff team at Sainsbury’s Fairfield Park for having an Easter Egg collection and donating 325 Easter Eggs for Bedford Foodbank to give out to those in financial hardship this Easter.

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40p for 40 Days Lent Appeal

This year Bedford Foodbank will again be running our 40p for 40 days Lent Appeal. If you would like to support the Foodbank by taking part in this please look at the poster and leaflet below. During the Covid crisis we have seen a 30% increase in people in financial hardship needing emergency food parcels, and […]

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Covid-19 Update 5th Jan 2021

Just to let you know in the new lockdown we are still open as usual as Foodbanks are classed as an essential service. Please spread the word as we do not want people to worry unnecessarily. Our foodbanks will be open during their usual day, time and location. We will announce any temporary closures here […]

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‘Say No To Hunger’ in Bedford Borough This Winter

Please see the links below for details of the Bedford Borough council campaign to ‘say no to hunger’ in Bedford this winter. https://www.bedford.gov.uk/news/Latest-News/2020-12-14-no-to-hunger-in-bedford-borough/ Bedford Borough Council, working alongside local voluntary sector partners including Bedford Foodbank, are launching a package of support for families and households in the run up to Christmas as part of a […]

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Thursdays: Scott Hall Has Re-Opened

We are pleased to announce that our Scott Hall Foodbank distribution centre on Thursdays 1:30-3:30pm will re-open from 10th Dec. The centre will be open Thursdays 10th Dec and 17th Dec, and will then close for Christmas, re-opening on Thursday 7th January.

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Christmas Opening

All our foodbank centres are open until Wed 23 Dec (last day of opening). We are opening for a special session at Salvation Army on Wed 23rd Dec as well as Holy Cross church. Foodbank is then closed until Mon 4th Jan, 9:30am at the warehouse for donations and 2pm-4pm at All Nations Church. We […]

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Christmas Comes Early for Bedford Foodbank

CHRISTMAS HAS COME EARLY FOR BEDFORD FOODBANK Yesterday we were extremely grateful to Bedford-based construction contractor SDC for donating a new van to Bedford Foodbank. Our old Foodbank van, which is used to collect and deliver donations, is no longer fit for purpose due to general wear and tear. SDC heard of the challenges the […]

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