Winchester BID nominated the Basics Bank as their charity for the switching-on of the Christmas Lights in Winchester City Centre on November 15th. This meant that our Operations Manager, Jeremy Carter, was interviewed on the stage in front of the Guildhall in front of a large crowd, about the service we provide. We also had […]
Winchester Basics Bank provides emergency food and clothes to individuals and families in need and aims to make appropriate resources available to the maximum number of people at their point of greatest need.
Winchester Basics Bank is a Christian project supported by local churches, caring organisations and Winchester City Council. We provide individuals and families in need with emergency food parcels of enough tinned and dried food for 5 days and good quality second hand clothes (men’s and women’s).
Statistics for 12 months to end of November 2018
local families helped
people received clothes
A major fundraising event was held at Christ Church Winchester on Saturday 22nd September, organised by the Winchester Basics Bank – which provides emergency food and clothing to people in difficulty. Over 150 people took part in the quiz in teams of 8 who were challenged with some tough questions by quiz supremo and local […]
A group of walkers took part in the Clarendon Way walk on Saturday 23 June to raise funds for Winchester Basics Bank. Signing up for a 5, 11, or 23 mile trek, the groups followed the route from Salisbury to Winchester raising over £1500 in the process on one of the hottest days of the year. […]