Entries by Mark

Urgent Needs

We are in need of tinned spaghetti, tinned custard and tinned fruit. We are also low on shampoo, shower gel and toilet roll. If you can help with any of these items we would really appreciate it. Thanks so much for your help!

Something to chirp about

We are pleased to have received our second batch of surplus eggs from Hare Farm in Twyford. Many of our clients are thrilled to receive this fresh, nutritious addition to our standard list of food and you can do so much with them! So thank you Hare Farm – we hope your happy hens continue […]

Easter Arrangements

Please note that our Milland Road premises will be closed on Good Friday – 3rd April 2015. We will be open as usual on Thursday 2 April from 10am to 1pm at St Barnabas Church, Fromond Road, Weeke.

AGM 2015

Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 31 March 2015 at St Peter’s Pastoral Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester. The meeting will commence at 16:15 and will be followed by a short talk from Matt Wilkinson, Operations Manager at FareShare Southern Central. Please email us at winchbbank@gmail,com if you would like to attend and […]

Newsletter – January 2015

Thank you! Once again we are indebted to so many individuals, businesses and other organisations who have helped us to make Christmas an enjoyable time for so many who are experiencing hardship for one reason or another. We have been able to provide Christmas treats with our December food parcels, gifts for  the children of […]

New collection point added!

We are delighted to announce that there is now a permanent collection point for donations of food at the Waitrose store in Stockbridge Road, Weeke. The collection basket is located next to the Community Matters ‘green token’ bins near the door. We anticipate that most of the food donated at this location will be used […]

Clothing Update

Owing to pressures on space at our premises in Milland Road, we regret that we can no longer accept donations of children’s clothing, bedding or other household items. We will continue to offer a small range of men’s and women’s clothing and would discourage large quantities of unsorted items in black bin liners. We thank […]

Christmas Opening Arrangements 2014

Please note the following arrangements for our distribution points over the Christmas period: Milland Road Tuesday 23 December 10:00 – 15:00 Friday 26 December – closed Tuesday 30 December 10:00 – 12:30 Friday 2 January 10:00 – 15:00 St Barnabas Church, Weeke Thursday 25 December  – closed Thursday 1 January – closed

Newsletter – November 2014

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 over 50 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 […]

Newsletter – September 2014

Partnering with FareShare We are delighted to be a partner organisation of FareShare Southern Central, which opened in Southampton in April 2014. This means that, not only do we benefit from all the tins and packets donated via the twice-yearly neighbourhood food collections at Tesco stores, we are also able to take advantage of weekly […]