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Christmas at Foodbank

We have been absolutely amazed with the support of the community this Christmas.  Whilst it has been challenging to work under Covid-19 guidelines with reduced staff in our small premises, we have endeavoured to support those in our community who find themselves in crisis by providing doorstep only deliveries of food. This we could not […]

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Big Thank You to Johannes

A Big Thank You to 14 year old Johannes Bishop-Weston who has been growing vegetables and has sold them to family and friends to raise money for the Waterside Foodbank and also for the Wave 105 ‘cash for kids’ Appeal. Queensmead village shop in Beaulieu also kindly allowed Johannes to sell some of his produce […]

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Harvest Food

A very big thank you to all the schools and churches who have supported us with food from their Harvest Festivals.  We did think that because of the pandemic Harvest would not be celebrated in the usual way but we have been amazed of how everyone has come together to support the foodbank in this […]

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Thank You Freya

Following the online auction/raffle of her beautiful dolls house 8 year old Freya raised an amazing £230 for Waterside Foodbank which she presented to Trustee Linda at the Foodbank. Thank you Freya and Mum Christine.

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Waterside Stitchers at Marchwood

Our continued thanks to the Waterside Stitchers at Marchwood who have now donated over £2000 and have also given us masks which can be given to clients accessing our foodboxes.

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‘We Love Marchwood’ Charity Bags

Our thanks to a group of Marchwood community volunteers for organising the canvas ‘We Love Marchwood’  bags and to Richard Dance of the Welcome Store in Marchwood for selling them in aid of charity.  A cheque for £1050 has been handed to Waterside Foodbank.  Our grateful thanks to everyone involved.

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Marchwood Face Masks

A huge thankyou to Sharon and the Marchwood Stitchers, part of the Waterside Sewers, who have been busy making these beautiful masks for the community of Marchwood.  Those receiving the masks have been given the opportunity of donating to support the work of Waterside Foodbank.  So far this venture has meant that the amazing sum […]

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Tom’s Challenge – Update

Well done to Tom Nelson.  As we reported earlier Tom completed a marathon 11 hours and 11 minutes on his mother’s cross trainer to mark his age to raise funds for Waterside Foodbank.  We can now report that he raised a magnificent total of £444.70.  Here we see him at Waterside Foodbank with Jan the […]

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Hythe Marina NHS Sewing Team & U3A

Hythe Marina NHS Sewing Team and U3A have been busy making facemasks for the NHS.  £3000 was raised and a third of the money not used has been donated to Waterside Foodbank.  On a windy day on the marina, a cheque for £500 was presented to the foodbank co-ordinater.

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Tom’s Challenge

Tom, who is 11 years and 11 months old has decided to complete 11 hours and 11 minutes on his mum’s cross trainer in their garage to raise money for the Waterside Foodbank.  Having been very aware how so many people are finding it difficult during the Covid-19 crisis he wanted to do his bit […]

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