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#EveryCanHelps – Friday 15th is the Tesco Summer Food Collection, with a +20% top-up

𝗧𝗼𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗿𝗼𝘄, 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟭𝟱𝘁𝗵 is the start of the Tesco Summer Food Collection, the UK’s biggest food collection – and 𝗧𝗲𝘀𝗰𝗼 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗼𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘂𝗽 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗳𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗱𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗯𝘆 𝟮𝟬%.   The summer holidays can be a very difficult time for families and individuals who are already managing on extremely tight budgets. The Summer Food Collection is […]

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Saltford re-opens for face-to-face collections at the door

Thank you and congratulations to the Saltford team of Keynsham Foodbank, and to all the volunteers who have played a part in helping Saltford re-open today for face-to-face collections at the door! Our deliveries continue – thanks to Keynsham & District Dial-A-Ride – and we now offer clients the option of collecting from Saltford on […]

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Keynsham Foodbank delivery continues into October 2021

Given the ongoing uncertainty in society, the Keynsham Foodbank team have taken the decision to extend the delivery service of food into October 2021. Keynsham and District Dial A Ride have kindly agreed to extend their support, and we thank them for their ongoing partnership with Keynsham Foodbank. Food bank deliveries are currently made on […]

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New Chair of Trustees, Gwen Edwards

As part of our plan to introduce independent Trustees, and broaden the experience and skills of the team, Gwen Edwards and Steve Spiteri joined the Keynsham Foodbank Trustee team at the start of this year. To further extend the governance structure, Alan Hale recently stood down as Chair of Trustees, and Gwen Edwards was elected […]

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Massive increase in usage

During the year of Covid the Keynsham Food Bank has seen a massive increase of 60% in the number of people they are supporting.   As they come almost to the end of their fiscal year the Keynsham Food Bank are reporting an astounding increase in the number of people that the food bank has […]

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Wessex Water

Wessex Water at Saltford have brought a Christmas food collection to the Keynsham Foodbank for a number of years now. This year they wished to use us in a video for their Facebook page. This they did and it is now on their Facebook page as indeed it is now on our Facebook page.   […]

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Overwhelmed by support, and saddened by need

The Keynsham Food Bank comes to the end of 2020 overwhelmed at the support that it has enjoyed from the community that it serves but saddened by the level of support that it has had to give to those in the community in, food crisis.   The food bank has coped with a number of […]

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Really Grateful!

We have just received feedback from a young woman who has had an extremely difficult time with a life threatening illness last year resulting in the loss of her job during lockdown. She said that she is really grateful for the help she has received from our food bank, it has made an enormous difference […]

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“Delivery Only” continues into New Year…

Whilst there is a Covid vaccine on the horizon to hopefully move the country back to normality the Keynsham Food Bank are continuing to gear up for a very busy Christmas period having been busy since the start of the pandemic in the region.   The food bank has worked extremely hard since the appearance […]

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Distribution Centres Closed for Lockdown – Food will be Delivered!

As a result of the Prime Minister’s announcement of a lockdown the food bank has, from November 5th, returned to operating a delivery model to protect both our clients and our volunteers. The food parcels will be delivered to your home by the Keynsham and District Dial a Ride. Please be at home to receive […]

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