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THANK YOU

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We would like to say a massive THANK YOU to everybody who donated over the Christmas period. We had an overwhelming response and it meant that we could provide over 100 Christmas hampers to people in crisis in Blackburn and Darwen. Thank you for all your support over 2017 we are incredibly grateful.

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Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas Opening 2017

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Christmas Hamper Appeal 2017

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This year we are hoping to supply Christmas Hampers to at least 60 families.  Please see below the items we require.  If you could help with this appeal we would be incredibly grateful, thank you.

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Blackburn Foodbank 5th Birthday Open Day

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We are having an open day on Thursday 9th November between 11am and 2pm See the poster for further information or contact the office on 01254 672756.

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Jumble Sale

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We are hosting a Jumble Sale on Tues 4th April at The Oaks, Oakenhurst Rd, between 11am and 2pm. Everybody is welcome. Please support this event we are hoping to make it a huge success. All proceeds go to Blackburn Foodbank. Thank you

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Christmas Hampers

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We would love to give out Hampers to families this Christmas. If you could help with this appeal, please contact us.  Thank you  

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So Much More

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Blokes @ The Oaks

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

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With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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