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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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Latest from Bedford Foodbank – 6th Nov 2020

Just to let you know 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 unnecessarily worry. Our foodbanks will be open during their usual day, time and location. We will announce any temporary closures here on our Website and […]

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Christmas Reverse Advent Calendar Collections

If you wish to make a collection for Bedford Foodbank this Christmas please have a look at the Reverse Advent Calendar below. Using this you or your family, class or work group can contribute something each day of December. We are asking that your collections are delivered to the warehouse (Manton Lane Industrial Estate) in […]

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Thanks to Bedford Borough Council

Huge thanks to Bedford Borough Council for their grant of £23,000 to Bedford Foodbank, your local Foodbank registered charity. This will allow us to continue providing emergency 3-day food parcels to those in food poverty in Bedford. We have given out 2,179 emergency 3-day food parcels since the Covid-19 crisis began, feeding 4,539 people, 1,574 […]

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Award from High Sheriff of Bedfordshire

We are very grateful to be recognised for the service we provide. Many thanks to all our wonderful volunteers, referral agencies and many other teams that we are working with to help provide local people in crisis with food. Also thank you to the people of Bedford who have continued to support us with food […]

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Thanks for Your Support

The Bedford Foodbank team would like to say a massive thank you to everyone in the community who have continued to support us so faithfully through the present Covid-19 crisis. Food collection bins at all super markets have continued to be full when we call to collect, and we have received additional food and financial […]

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