News

August Bank Holiday closure

Please note St Matthews Church is CLOSED on Monday 28th August 2017 for the Bank Holiday and there will not be any Foodbank distribution on that date.  Normal opening will resume the following Monday. Other Foodbank opening times (Wednesday and Friday) are unaffected.

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Donations needed!

We are currently running short of the following items :- Toiletries including soap, shampoos, shower gel, deodorants, feminine hygiene, razors and toilet rolls. We also need powdered potato, long life milk, dried milk, jam & bottles of squash. If anyone is able to contribute money this will also help to buy stocks of whatever is […]

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Fundraising at John Lewis

Delighted to hear that for August, September and October 2017 the Trussell Trust will be one of 3 nominated charities supported by John Lewis through their department stores.  Please let your friends, family or colleagues know that if visiting the John Lewis store at Birmingham Grand Central, you can go to the cafe on the […]

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Summer 2017 news

June 2017 newsletter Please click on the link above for our most recent newsletter.  If you’ve not already see a copy, please download one and pass it on to anyone who may be interested. This edition explores different ways people can support us – whether by donating food, offering time as  a volunteer, or taking […]

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Closure for Spring bank holiday Mon 29th May

Please note that due to the bank holiday weekend, the St Matthews distribution point will not be open on Monday 29th May 2017. The other foodbank distribution points will be open as normal this week.

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Easter opening times

Aston & Nechells Foodbank will be open at our normal times at all of our distribution centres across the next 2 weeks with the exception of Easter Bank Holiday Monday 17 April when the distribution centre at St Matthews Church 63 Wardlow Rd Nechells B7 4JH will be closed. We shall be open as normal […]

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Fundraising!

Aston and Nechells foodbank has an online fundraising page and we are very grateful for donations made in this way.  More details can be found on the ‘Give help’ page.   Special thanks go to Karl Rutlidge who istaking part in a sponsored run on our behelf.  Could you do the same?  It’s easy to […]

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Newsletter

February Newsletter 2017 Pages Our most recent newsletter came out in February. In this edition there is a review of Ken Loach’s movie “I, Daniel Blake” which is a very powerful look at poverty in the UK today and the vital support offered by Foodbanks. It also looks at some of the community groups who’ve […]

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Volunteers needed for food collection, May 2017

Volunteers are needed please to help collect donations of food, which will be used to stock the warehouse. The next collection date is Saturday 6th May, at Tesco Aston Lane superstore. Future dates will be posted here once confirmed. Please can you put these dates in your diary and get in touch if you’re free […]

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February food collection

Thank you to all who have recently helped support the Foodbank whether volunteering at the warehouse, distribution points, or collecting food. Special thanks to the volunteers who came out – on a weekday! – to help with the food collection on Friday 17th February, at Tesco Aston Lane superstore.  The collection was very worthwhile with […]

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