Entries by Janet Crick

Items in short supply

We are always grateful for every donation we receive. If you can help us out with any of the following items it would allow us to give a varied supply of food. Squash Fruit juice (UHT) Corned Beef Sauces for rice dishes Tinned Ham Tinned meat pies (no alcohol) Tinned fish (all varieties) Custard Tinned […]

Opening times

Winchester Basics Bank is now closed for the Christmas period and will re-open on Friday 30th December between 10:00 and 12:00. We will not be open on Monday 2nd January 2017. Normal opening times will recommence on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Items in Short Supply

We are always grateful for donations. Currently we are low on the following items Tinned Fruit Spaghetti/spaghetti bolognese Ravioli Meat (Stew, casserole) Rice pudding/Custard Jars Jam Pasta sauce (Meat or Veg) Coffee (small jars) Bottles Fruit squash Cartons Fruit juice (long life) Milk (long life) full fat and semi-skimmed Toiletries etc Toilet roll Shampoo Shower […]

2 New Volunteering Opportunities

 – Minutes Secretary to the Board of Trustees Winchester Basics Bank is looking to appoint a volunteer to act as Minutes Secretary to the Board of Trustees. ?This would involve arranging board meetings, taking and distributing minutes, and supporting the Company Secretary – Food Collection Volunteer We are also looking for people to join our […]

Newsletter – April 2016

Newsletter April 2016   AGM 2016 Our AGM was held at St Peter’s Pastoral Centre on Wednesday 23rd March. Our Annual Report indicated that there has been a very slight drop in client numbers. However we have seen an increase in the number of children supported through the School Holiday Lunch scheme, so overall numbers […]

Vacancy – Treasurer

We have an immediate vacancy to join the Board of Trustees as Treasurer. We are a hard-working and supportive Board committed to providing strategic leadership and support to a vital Christian charity in the City. We meet every 6 to 8 weeks for a two-hour meeting and you will also need to be in regular […]

January Newsletter 2016

Thank You Once again we are indebted to so many individuals, businesses and other organisations who helped to make Christmas an enjoyable time for so many who are experiencing hardship. We were able to provide Christmas treats with our December food parcels, as well as gifts for the children of our clients, courtesy of the Hampshire […]

Newsletter December 2015

Harvest Report We are delighted to report that we have had an excellent response to our Harvest Appeal yet again. This year we have been supported by around 60 churches, schools and other organisations and our store cupboards are looking extremely healthy. We are so grateful for this vital support which means we are well-placed […]

September Newsletter 2015

WE SAY AU REVOIR TO… Liz Eastham has stepped down as Administrator for the Basics Bank, although we are thrilled that she will be returning in the autumn to volunteer. Liz has been a tower of strength over the past 2 years, and we have all appreciated her brilliant organisational skills and her ‘can do’ […]