Thank you Banbury!

Food fair stall Banbury Food for Charities run a stall at the Banbury Food Fair 9 August. We had wanted to raise our profile and get better known within Banbury and it worked! We gave out free food which had been made by charities we deliver to and by our supporters using ingredients commonly collected…

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Food fair photos

We hope you were able to stop by our stall at Sunday’s Banbury food fair and sample some of the delicious nibbles made by our volunteers from donated produce. Here’s a few photos of our stall as well as out and about the fair. Great event: well done, Banbury Town Council and all those who…

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Banbury Food Fair – 9 August

We’ll be manning a stall at the Banbury Food Fair this Sunday, 9 August, in the market place. Drop by and find out about the work we do with charities in the area. We’re always looking for helpers and contributions. We’ll be holding a raffle to help raise funds for our ongoing project to provide fresh produce…

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Thanks a million :-)

An email from Aida at Banbury Young Homelessness Project …Thanks for all the food deliveries… …your service is incredible. The fresh food such as fruit and vegetables can be given to our clients for food parcels. They can also just grab and eat fresh from the fruit bowl which will contribute to the 5-a-day encouraging…

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Volunteers needed

Can you help us please? To help us deliver fresh food to Banbury charities, we currently need driver and helper volunteers. Drivers Tasks: to pick up and deliver food You must: be over 25 own a car have a clean driving licence A typical shift is once a week, or fortnight, for 2 to 3…

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Managing volunteers

“Delighted to find out today that I passed the Institute of Leadership and Management’s course on managing volunteers. It directly led to the preparation of BFfC’s volunteer induction manual. We are exemplifying best practice in volunteer management!” Riki We always need volunteers to help us collect groceries from local supermarkets and restaurants and deliver to…

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Collection and delivery 19 May

We got about 9 cases from Aldi yesterday plus a small amount from Sainsbury’s. When we dropped food off at one of the children’s centres this morning, the staff there were so happy. A family needed food urgently, and they had been waiting for us to bring food so that they could help that family….

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Collections over Easter

This Easter has been a challenge for us.  Some of the charities were closed over the weekend, or for the school holidays so this meant less demand. At the same time, the supermarkets had bumper supplies for us.  The closures meant we went out as two teams Tuesday. Riki and Valerie, plus two new volunteers. Despite…

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