Basingstoke Foodbank are asking for donations to help make Christmas hampers for individuals or families in need. Just cover a cardboard box with Christmas paper and fil it with all sorts of things that make a christmas special:

  • Cake, ideally Christmas or yule log
  • Pudding, ideally Christmas or a chocolate version
  • Box mince pies, apple pies etc
  • Box of chocolates
  • Box or nice packet of biscuits
  • Hot drink, eg coffee, tea, hot chocolate
  • Tinned meat, e.g. ham, chicken, pork
  • Tinned tuna
  • Cooking sauce, e.g. curry sauce, pasta sauce
  • Packet of seasonal, dried stuffing
  • Tinned fruit
  • Custard
  • A nice jar of jam and/or pickle
  • Toiletries
  • Christmas crackers (2 per box)

They would also welcome contribution of individual food itmes for hampers if you’re not able to donate a whole food hamper.

Please take your hamper or foot items to them at Festival Place (Upper Floor beside Next) between:

Wednesday 2nd – Saturday 19th December
(Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm)

If you would like to help assemble hampers please call 07747 111336 or email us [email protected].

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