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27% Increase in People Fed for 2017 – 2018

Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, 3,887 three-day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Bradford North Foodbank, compared to 3,050 in the previous year, a 27% increase. 1,522 (39%) of the people we fed were children. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today […]

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Co-op Donates £2,493 from Local Community Fund

For the second time local Coop members nominating our foodbank, plus money raised from the sale of plastic carrier bags  in the Wrose and Thorpe Garth stores have have led to a donation from the Coop Local Community Fund: nearly £2,500. Thank you so much!  The money will be used to purchase items which are low […]

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Christmas Hamper Appeal 2017

For a third year, we will be giving Christmas food and crackers to people identified by our Referral Agencies. Last year we supplied 111 ‘Christmas Food’ parcels. Will you help us give away even more this year? Christmas should be a time of celebration, a time for families to be together, eat some good food, give […]

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Unilever Promotion: Nov 15th – Dec 5th

Trussell Trust branded editions of 20 Unilever products are available to buy from the 15th November until the 5th December across Tesco stores in the UK. For any Hellman’s, Colman’s or Knorr products purchased Unilever will make a 5p donation per pack to The Trussell Trust. Read the Unilever press release here. Bradford North Foodbank is part of […]

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New Foodbank Centre Coming Soon!

We will be opening a new foodbank Centre at Christ Church, Windhill (opposite Windhill Community Centre) during October or possibly November.  Increased demand at our Shipley Foodbank Centre led us to the discovery that around 50% of the people attending come from Windhill.  A new foodbank centre means that the people of Windhill will have emergency food […]

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The Easiest Way To Donate?

We’re a charity that relies completely on donations, from food to fill our food parcels to time from our volunteers. There are lots of ways people can donate, but perhaps the easiest is Give As You Live. What is Give As You Live? “Give as you Live is a shopping and price comparison website with […]

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Trussell Trust Study On Foodbank Use – Infographic

The Trussell Trust have recently released the single biggest nationwide study on foodbank use to date, the result of an 18-month research project from the University of Oxford. Data collected from a total of 413 households, gathered at 18 participating foodbanks, provides ‘unparalleled new detail about both the circumstances of people referred to foodbanks and […]

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Over a tonne of food donated at Asda

A small team of foodbank volunteers manned a busy food collection at Asda in Shipley on Saturday 17th June. It was very successful – a total of 1.48 tonnes of food was donated, as well as £110 in cash. Some of this money was spent on food in the supermarket, and all the donated items […]

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Father’s Day Appeal

Father’s Day Appeal for local dads facing crisis: A call for vital donations of men’s toiletry & shaving products Father’s Day can be a difficult time for men facing crisis, especially dads who are unable to provide food for their families or afford the basic toiletry products many of us take for granted. The Trussell […]

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Lots of Crisps!

Last week a generous donation arrived at the Bradford North Foodbank warehouse –  over 39kgs of crisps and similar savoury snacks. Following a marketing event in the Bradford area, PepsiCo rang and asked if we could make use of the crisps and snacks they had left over. All foodbank donations are weighed when they arrive at the […]

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