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Christmas opening times

There will be the following changes to the opening times for Aston and Nechells Foodbank over the Christmas season, December 2019: Monday 23rd December 2019 – Open as usual at St Matthews Church, Nechells for food distribution (12:00 – 14:00) Tuesday 24th December 2019 – The warehouse will not be open for volunteers to sort or […]

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New online giving page

We have been without an online giving page for the last couple of months. We are pleased to announce that we now have a new page running.  If you would like to donate online towards the work of Aston and Nechells Foodbank, either a one-off donation or a regular amount, please visit: https://www.justgiving.com/cando413 This site […]

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Re-opening of Aston Salvation Army (Fridays)

We are pleased to announce that the work to demolish the tower block next to Aston Salvation Army is now largely complete, and this venue will now be open again for food distribution. Aston Salvation Army will re-0pen for Foodbank distribution this Friday, 23rd August 2019.  The opening times will be from 12.30pm – 2.30pm […]

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Looking for warehouse space

We have grant funding to enable us to rent warehouse space to store our food, but we are struggling to find a suitable location. We are looking for about 900 square feet which is fairly small. If you know of a suitable space to rent in Aston, Nechells or Washwood Heath please do let us […]

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Matchday collection Saturday 28th September

On Saturday 28th September there is a home game at Aston Villa. We are asking fans to come prepared with items of food and toiletries or money to donate. Donations can be left at two collection points in the run up to the game. The collection points will be open from about 1-3pm at: Aston […]

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Fundraising quiz 11th September 2019

On Wednesday 11th September we are having a fundraising quiz night at the Aston Tavern, Aston Hall Road B6 7FF (next to Aston Parish Church) from 7pm. Teams 6 people with a charge of £5 per head. Come and bring your friends for a challenging and fun night! Please spread the word. For more information […]

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Foodbank Collection September 2019

We are looking for volunteers to help at Tesco Aston Lane on Friday 6th September 10:00 – 18:00 as we are collecting food from the public on this day. To sign up, or for more information, please contact us on [email protected]

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Summer closure at Aston Salvation Army (Fridays)

Birmingham City Council contractors are demolishing Osborne Tower opposite the Salvation Army Aston.  This has started in the last week of July. Unfortunately due to very high dust levels the Salvation Army building is not currently safe to open for food distribution. We have decided not to open on this Friday or the first 3 […]

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New Street Station collection

On Friday 12th July, we were given permission by Network Rail to collect change at Birmingham New Station. Thanks to the fantastic generosity of station users, we raised £942.76. All the money collected will make a difference in covering essential running costs of Aston and Nechells Foodbank, and to help buy items of food that […]

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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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