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Tesco National Food Collection

Please support us at both Bedford Tesco stores on Thur 30th Nov to Sat 2nd Dec joining the Tesco Food Collection in aid of Bedford foodbank.

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Christmas Reverse Advent Calendar

If you are thinking of supporting us with a Reverse Advent Calendar please bring it along to our warehouse by Monday 18th December. Please see below for a list of suggested items. Many thanks for your generosity. Reverse Advent Calendar Food To Buy Calendar Poster

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Christmas In A Box 2017

We are delighted to again support Christmas In A Box this year in association with All Nations Church Bedford. For more details please see www.allnationsbedford.org/christmasinabox For a number of years, we have been privileged to provide local people in crisis with hampers during the Christmas holidays. For 2017 we are building on the success of […]

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New Distribution Centre Opening

From 5th October 2017, working with Woodside Church we will be opening a new distribution centre. The new centre will be open on Thursdays 14:00 to 16:00 at Woodside Church (MK41 8QH). The centre will use the same voucher referral system used at our other centres. In order to get help from our foodbank, you will […]

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Sainsburys Collection Day 7th Sept 2017

We are collecting food donations at Sainsburys (Fairfield Park) on Thursday 7th Sept 2017 from 10:00 – 16:00.

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Combined Harvest Appeal 2017

Help support foodbanks with food and funds this Harvest! Foodbanks rely on donations of both food and money to help them provide this vital service of supporting people facing a crisis within communities across the UK. Without your goodwill, foodbanks would really struggle to operate and that’s why your support is needed more than ever […]

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BoS Local Heroes Charity of the Year 2017

Many thanks to all our supporters and the BoS judges who voted us as Charity of the Year 2017.

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I, Daniel Blake

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Showing at All Nations Church, Brickhill Drive, on Friday 5th May at 7:30 pm. Full details below.

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

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With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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