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...

Daisy’s Work Experience!

In July we were able to offer an exciting opportunity for a two week work experience. It was great to have Daisy as a part of the team and we’re glad that she had a great time with us! To find out how she got on at Bassetlaw Food Bank keep reading… “My name is...

Meet Darren!

Meet Darren, Head of Warehouse at Bassetlaw Food Bank, well-loved member of the team and cake taster extraordinaire.   Hi Darren. When did you start at the food bank? I started volunteering full-time in November 2020. How has the food bank had a positive impact...

Funding from the Postcode Places Trust!

We have received some fantastic news here at Bassetlaw Food Bank recently as we’ve been awarded funding from the Postcode Places Trust! If you don’t already know, the Postcode Places Trust is a charity that awards grants, which are funded in their entirety by players...

Let’s meet the managers…

While Bassetlaw Food Bank is mostly made up of volunteers we do have two paid members of staff who oversee all admin aspects of the food bank and ensure the smooth running of everything from referrals to the volunteers dropping off the food parcels at people’s houses....