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Tesco Food Collection: 21-23 November – Request for Collectors

Calling all Foodbank collection volunteers!   Hi Everyone. The next Tesco Food Collection is drawing closer therefore we are requesting volunteers to take part in the collection. The collection is at both Tesco stores in Bedford, and lasts for three days Thursday 21st November, Friday 22nd November, Saturday 23rd November, and we need collectors for Thur + Fri afternoons (1.00pm – 5:00pm) and […]

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The £7,433 Christmas Challenge

Can you support The Great Bedford Foodbank Christmas Challenge? We’re hoping to raise the same number of pounds – £7,433 – as the number of people we fed in the last twelve months! Christmas Challenge

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Combined Harvest Appeal 2019

Can you support Bedford Foodbank by collecting food or funds this Harvest? Please see the Collection Poster and Harvest Pack Letter below, and contact us if you’d like any more detail. AD-FM-009-01Harvest Appeal Poster A – A4 AD-FM-010-01 Harvest Pack Letter

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1.6 Million Thank Yous

Many thanks to all who volunteer with Bedford Foodbank thank-you-poster-thumbs-up-1

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Swishing Event in Support of Bedford Foodbank – 22nd May 2019

Many thanks to the organisers and supporters of the Swishing Event held on 22nd May in support of Bedford Foodbank. Over £500 was raised to support the foodbank.  

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Newsletter Spring 2019

Please see the link below for our Newsletter for Spring 2019: newsletter spring 2019 page 1 newsletter spring 2019 page 2

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40 Pence for 40 Days

Can you take part in our 40 for 40 challenge this Lent? By giving up 40 pence a day for the 40 days of Lent you can raise enough to help support a local family in crisis this Easter. If you are interested please see the Leaflet and Gift Aid form to download below. 40for40 […]

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I Daniel Blake – Sanitary Items

Many people have commented after viewing the powerful film ‘I Daniel Blake’ on BBC last week. We are pleased to inform you that through generous donations we already have an abundance of sanitary towels and tampons. If you wish to donate to Bedford Foodbank our current needs are: shower gel, deodorant(male+female), shampoo, household cleaning sprays, […]

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Christmas Thanks

Bedford Foodbank want to thank everyone for their generous donations of food through December and at Christmas. We gave out as many  Christmas treats as we could before Christmas, and the remaining donations will be a vital boost to our regular weekly supermarket pickups as we go into the new year, enabling us to provide […]

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Thanks to All Tesco Customers

Huge thanks to all Tesco customers who donated so generously at the Foodbank collections at Bedford Tesco stores. Altogether, at both stores and across the three days, we collected 5,077kg of food donated by Tesco customers and over £400 in the cash collection tins. The food collection is enough to provide approx 560 single 3-day food parcels, and […]

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