Christmas 2015 At Nourish
Huge Thanks to everyone who donated and helped Nourish over the Christmas period.
Huge thanks to both Joint Ventures In Property in Southborough and a private donor for their huge generosity in providing the funding and food for us to provide our Christmas parcels. They donated Turkeys and all the trimmings for our food parcels.Alongside collections from several local companies, this enabled us to deliver some great Christmas food parcels to 46 families and 21 individuals in crisis over the Christmas week.
In total, we collected over 2.3 tonnes of food and over £650 in cash donations
See our Christmas report here
A New Funder
Huge thanks to the South East Water Community Chest Fund. They have chosen to support Nourish with a grant of £454.44 to pay for new collection buckets and volunteer photo ID cards.
Please click here to view our December 2015 newsletter.
The Big Nourish Bid Off
What a fabulous night! Thank you so much to everyone for coming along and supporting Nourish on 21 November!
More details can be found event page here
Please click here to view our November 2015 newsletter.
Harvest Festival 2015
This year’s Harvest festival has truly been overwhelming with almost 30 different schools, churches and organisations donating food and funds.
We collected an amazing 7,157.31Kg of food and provisions plus a fantastic £1,748.55 in donations.
See the full report here
Please click here to view our October 2015 newsletter.
Dragon Boat Festival 2015
What a fantastic day! Volunteers and trustees took to the water to raise funds for Nourish on 12th September.
We managed to raise a fantastic £2,740.17 so a huge thank you to everyone that took part and who sponsored our rowers!
Find out how the Nourishers got on and see some brilliant photos of the day here
Childrensalon Dragon Boat
Nourish would like to thank Childrensalon for raising an amazing £2,420.00 by rowing in this years' Dragon Boat Festival at Bewl Water on 12th September.
Check out the fundraising and food collections by Childrensalon here
We Are Now Lottery Funded
Nourish is very excited to announce that we have received a grant from the Big Lottery Fund for £4,064.
The funding will be used to help pay for volunteer expenses, a tablet and mobile phone package and petrol costs for food collection and delivery. This will help facilitate our expansion into Tonbridge
Please click here to view our September 2015 newsletter.
A New Funder
Thanks to the Mrs Smith and Mount Trust for their grant of £3,750.00 to help pay towards our fresh food voucher scheme for 12 months.
Our voucher scheme is another way that we try and help our beneficiaries receive a balanced and healthy diet by exchanging vouchers at two local outlets in Tunbridge Wells for fresh fruit and vegetables and fresh meat.
The Mrs Smith & Mount Trust aims to assist disadvantaged people towards greater independence or a better quality of life. You can find out more about them here
Please click here to view our August 2015 newsletter.
Thanks go to everyone at team Childrensalon who collected a fantastic 314.2kg of food. They also donated £200 which was spent to buy another 217.7kg of food to help replenish our reserves.
Big thanks to everyone who donated!!
Huge thanks to all the staff and customers at Tesco Metro, Tesco St. Johns and Tesco Southborough who got in the spirit and helped us collect an amazing 367.4kg of food.
See some more pictures here
Please click here to view our July 2015 newsletter.
The End Hunger Games Winners 2015
The End Hunger Games 2015 has now ended.
Thanks to everyone who took part in our event raising money for Nourish. The winners who raised a fantastic £570.14 were TN2 and the Sherwood Partnership
Read the full report here
We held our first AGM on 15th June 2015. Thank you to everyone that came along. You can view our annual report and accounts here.
Please click here to view our June 2015 newsletter.
Our Latest Funders
Huge thanks to our latest funders for 2015-2016:
Sir Thomas Smythe's Charity
Thank you to the Sir Thomas Smythe's Charity for their grant of £3,000 payable over three years which will help fund our fresh food voucher scheme
Gatwick Airport Community Trust
Thank you to GACT for their grant of £1,500 which will help fund our second storage unit at Big Yellow Self Storage.
Cole Charitable Trust
Thank you to the Cole Charitable Trust for their grant of £600 which will pay for a new light and new shelving in our second unit at Big Yellow.
Our Latest Stats
We have published our finalised statistics for 2014-2015. The number of referrals is up 25% and the number of people provided with emergency provisions is up 21% year on year.
See a full breakdown here
Thanks To Child & Child
Nourish would like to say a huge Thank You to Graham Jones from Child & Child solicitors for the fantastic donation.
We look forward to welcoming Graham to the volunteers team in the near future.
Please click here to view our May 2015 newsletter.
Tunbridge Wells Scouts Collection
A huge thank you to Tunbridge Wells Scouts for their collection for Nourish at their St. George's Day Parade on 17th April.
We weighed in an amazing 226kgs of food which is already being distributed in our foodbags.
Fantastic collection guys, thank you all for your support.
See their YouTube video of the day here
Quiz Night and Silent Auction
Thank you to everyone who came to support Nourish at our Quiz night on April 17th. We raised a fantastic £1,073.95 and had a great time doing so.
Click here to see more photos.
Team Childrensalon raised an amazing £179 for Nourish over Easter with a raffle for a fantastic chocolate egg
The money came at a much needed time and we used it to purchase lots of food to fill our shelves.
Huge thanks to the whole team at Childrensalon Tunbridge Wells.
Huge thanks for all our Easter donations. We sent out 35 Family bags and 19 Individual bags in our Easter deliveries including 1 emergency on Easter Sunday.
Thank you to Sainsburys Tunbridge Wells for their donation of Easter Eggs and Fresh Hot Cross Buns
Other donations were received from the below. Many Thanks to everyone!
Fegans - 42.1kg of Easter Eggs
Fidelity UK - 62.9kg of Easter Eggs and Food
Asda - 20 Easter Eggs
Please click here to view our April 2015 newsletter.
Thanks To NPA Satellite Mapping
Huge thanks to NPA Satellite Mapping, part of CGG, who are collecting Easter eggs to go in our holiday parcels.
Thanks guys from all at Nourish
Thanks To The Parliament Choir
Thank you to the parliament choir for their donation of £65 from the sale of flapjacks and brownies.
Volunteer Thank You Lunch
A great turn out this week as Nourish said thank you to all our wonderful volunteers.
Our aim as an organisation is to support the vulnerable in our society; those in crisis that need a support net and without our volunteers we couldn’t do what we do.
The board of trustees would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who gives up their time to help our local community.
Please click here to view our March 2015 newsletter.
Sainsbury's Bake Sale
Huge thanks to everyone who took the time to make cakes for the Nourish Cake sale at Sainsburys Tunbridge Wells on 13th February. We raised an amazing £127.68.
We also collected a cheque for a fantastic £912.98 rasied from our donation pods so far. Thank you to everyone that has supported us.
You can view our Sainsburys charity page here
Please click here to view our February 2015 newsletter.
Thanks To Total Contact
Nourish would like to say a massive thank to Total Contact for making a donation to Nourish. They held a silent auction and donated an amazing £287.87 to Nourish
Please click here to view our January 2015 newsletter.