Lunchtime at Harworth and Bircotes

We’ve been working in partnership with Harworth and Bircotes Town Council to run our weekly Lunch Club session since May, and we’ve built a great relationship over the months.  At present there are over 40 regular weekly attendees that enjoy a two-course meal, a...

Meet our Retail Manager

At Bassetlaw Food Bank we’re working on diversifying our income streams to help support the services and projects that we run. One way that we do this is via our retail operation. Alongside food donations for our emergency food parcels, we accept non-food donations,...

Children’s Vitamin Box!

In April of 2021 we launched the subsidised Fruit & Veg’ box scheme for households on Income Support and other benefits. With this project households receive a box of fresh, seasonal produce each fortnight at the price of £3 per box with contents valued at around...

Say hi to Tony and Julie!

This week on the blog we want to talk about a couple who have dedicated their time and support to the charity for two years now. Meet Tony and Julie, long-time volunteers at Bassetlaw Food Bank. They began volunteering in March 2020 during the first lockdown and, what...

New Year… new Fundraising Manager!

January is over, which marks the first month in my new role as Fundraising Manager here at Bassetlaw Food Bank! And while I’m new to fundraising I’m not all that new to the charity. I started volunteering one morning a week in January 2020 and continued to do so until...