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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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950kg of Food Donated to Tesco Foodbank Collection

Our most recent foodbank collection, which took place in Tesco on Great Horton Road, was a success, with a total of 950kg in food donations and £156.37 in money. Some of this money was spent in store on the day, buying items that the Foodbank was short of. These donations will be put to good use supporting adults […]

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Co-op Members Donate £1225

A massive £1,225 has been raised for the Bradford North Foodbank by Co-op members over the past 6 months, money that will be used to purchase items which are low in stock, as well as essentials items not readily thought of in a food parcel, for example toilet rolls, cleaning products and laundry powder. We […]

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Upcoming Closures & Arrangements

Upcoming Bank Holidays will mean closure for the following Foodbank Centres: Monday 1st May Church On The Way Foodbank Centre, Five Lane Ends Shipley Baptist Foodbank Centre Trinity Rawdon Foodbank Centre Monday 29th May Church On The Way Foodbank Centre, Five Lane Ends Shipley Baptist Foodbank Centre Trinity Rawdon Foodbank Centre The General Election that […]

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76% Increase in Emergency Food Parcels Issued During Past Year

New figures show 1,323 emergency food parcels were given to local households by Bradford North Foodbank during 2016 – 2017.   Over 3,000 people ate breakfast, lunch and dinner for three days after receiving emergency food supplies from our foodbank. 40% of the beneficiaries were children. Latest statistics published by The Trussell Trust foodbank network […]

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Easter Closure

The Bradford North Foodbank will be closed for Easter, from Good Friday on 14th April to Easter Monday on 17th April. This means that the following Foodbank Centres will not be open on Easter Monday: Church On The Way Foodbank Centre, Five Lane Ends Shipley Baptist Foodbank Centre, Shipley Trinity Rawdon Foodbank Centre The Foodbank […]

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New Foodbank Centre Opened Today (16/1/2017)

Trinity Rawdon Foodbank Centre went live today, Monday January 16th 2017.  After weeks of preparation, with an intensive training day last week, seven new volunteers and one experienced volunteer opened the doors at 11am. The Trinity team have set up a welcoming, warm, cafe-style foodbank centre, where local people with one of our orange food vouchers […]

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New Foodbank Centre Coming Soon

Trinity church in Rawdon have supported us with food, finance and volunteers since we started.  Now they plan on opening a weekly foodbank centre on Mondays 11am – 1.30pm, starting on January 16th 2017.  Trinity have been looking for new ways to serve their local area and research has shown that there are people in […]

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Chosen for Co-op Community Funding

Do you shop at Co-op Food?  Become a Co-op member (costs £1), choose Bradford North Foodbank as your local cause and you can donate to us at no additional cost to yourself when you shop at Bolton Road Co-op and Eccleshill Co-op or use the Co-op Funeral Service at Five Lane Ends over the next six months […]

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Shipley TSB Now Supporting Our Foodbank

This week we heard that Shipley TSB has chosen to support our charity over the coming months.  We look forward to working in partnership with them, as we seek to give a helping hand to Shipley people who are facing a crisis in their lives.  People in receipt of a food voucher, who visit our Shipley […]

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