News

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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Happy New Year!

Wishing all the best for 2017 to volunteers and clients of Aston and Nechells Foodbank. Normal opening times have now resumed after the Christmas break.

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Harvest generosity

We are still in the process of receiving all the school donations, but we would like to give a big thank you to all of the many churches and schools across Aston, Nechells, Washwood Heath and beyond for their wonderful generosity.  By early November, we had received more than two tonnes of food.

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Help needed for National food collection

We are looking for plenty of volunteers who can help for an hour or more between 11am – 7pm on any of the three days of the national food collection.  This will be taking place at Tesco, Aston Lane B6 6QR. The collection dates are: Thursday 1st December Friday 2nd December Saturday 3rd December If […]

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Network Rail bucket collections at Birmingham New Street Station

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Thank you Birmingham!  Over £2ooo was raised to help meet the costs of running the Foodbank across two collections on the last Fridays in September and October 2016, at New Street Station.     

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