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New Fixed Food Collection Point at Asda Shipley

Asda are running a national food drive, under the banner ‘Fight Hunger Create Change’ to benefit two charities that aim to reduce food poverty in the UK: the Trussell Trust Foodbank Network and Fareshare. Asda Shipley has been partnered with Bradford North Foodbank, so there is now an unmanned supermarket trolley beyond the checkouts, where customers […]

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Thank You! 1.2 Tonnes Collected at Asda Shipley on May 5th

Thanks to the generosity of local people, both those who gave food and those who gave time to organise the collection, we now have almost 1.2 tonnes of essential food to fill the empty spaces on our shelves.  Thank you!  Your support makes a huge difference to local people going through difficult times.  No-one knows […]

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Supermarket Collections for 2018

After a successful food collection at Tesco Extra, Great Horton, on February 17th (741 Kg collected) we have two further collections booked in 2018: Saturday May 5th, 9am – 5pm, at Asda in Shipley Saturday July 14th, 9am – 5pm, at Tesco Extra in Great Horton Many thanks to all those who come to our […]

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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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