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Newsletter February 2019

The latest Aston and Nechells Foodbank newsletter is now available.  If you would like to receive this by email please get in touch to be added to the mailing list. The newsletter can also be downloaded here

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Thank you!

Thank you to all who have recently supported collections for Aston and Nechells Foodbank.  Thanks to the generosity of shoppers at Aston Lane Tesco, the collection on Friday 22nd February brought in a total of 532.7 kg of food along with cash donations. To give an idea of how important this support is, so far in […]

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Aston Villa collection 16/3/2019

We will be collecting food items and cash donations from football fans before the Aston Villa home game on Saturday 16th March from 13.00 – 14.45pm. There will be two collection points Aston Villa Church, Witton Lane, Aston B6 6QA and Birchfield Gospel Hall, Trinity Rd Aston, B6 6NT. If you know anyone attending the […]

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Volunteers needed Friday 22/2/2019

We will be at Aston Lane Tesco on Friday 22nd February for a food collection and still short of a few volunteers. If you are able to help on this day for a couple of hours (or more), please contact Hilary Miller, volunteer coordinator, to check what times volunteers are needed. Please email her at: […]

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Regular Giving

A big thank you to those who already contribute financially to supporting Aston and Nechells Foodbank! If you don’t already, please consider if you could make a cash donation regularly towards the Foodbank.  The work we do could not continue without this support, in order to cover administration costs and to buy food or other […]

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Christmas and New Year opening times 2018

The Foodbank will be open as usual for distribution sessions and warehouse sessions up to Friday 21st December 2018 During the Christmas period the following changes will apply to Aston and Nechells Foodbank distribution sessions: Week Commencing 24th December Closed on Monday 24th December at St Matthews Church distribution. Closed on Wednesday 26th December at Unity Hubb […]

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Foodbank collection outside Aston Villa Football Club

On Saturday 15th December, from 1pm – 3pm there will be a bucket and long life food collection outside Aston Parish Church, Witton Lane, B6 6QA and outside Birchfield Gospel Hall, junction of Trinity Road and Witton Road, B6 6HZ. All long life foods accepted!  We really need tinned tomatoes, tinned fruit, tinned meat, tinned […]

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Foodbank newsletter

The latest Aston and Nechells Foodbank newsletter is now available.  If you would like to receive this by email please get in touch to be added to the mailing list. The newsletter can also be downloaded here

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Brumfeeds Campaign News

On the 14th December, the Foodbank will be supporting the collection to be held outside the Council House in Victoria Square.  This will be open to receive donations from 8am to 2pm.

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Tesco Aston Lane publicise needs of the homeless

On the 19th October, the Foodbank had an information stall at Tesco Aston Lane as part of their drive to help customers be more aware of needs of the homeless.  As always, we had many interesting conversations and encouraging support for the Foodbank and the other organisations who took part.   Particular thanks to Hilary Miller […]

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