December 2016

Advent Reversed

We have finished weighing in our Reverse Advent donations and we have been completely overwhelmed by the response to our campaign. We have weighed in over 4.5 tonnes of food and provisions.

Huge thanks to Royal Victoria Place for providing us with a pop up shop in Ely Court

See more details here

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Tesco Kick Off Reverse Advent!

Massive thanks to the staff from Tesco Pembury and the 3 Tunbridge Wells Tesco stores who kicked off our Reverse Advent campaign. They held a 3 day collection at Ely Court thanks to a shop donation from Royal Victoria Place.

We collected an amazing £1,782.50 and 3,013.28Kgs food and provisions!!

Thank you to everyone who donated

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Don Hanson Charitable Foundation Donation

Huge Thanks for the second time in 2016 to the Don Hanson Charitable Foundation for their amazing donation to Nourish.

The funds will enable us to keep offering much needed support to those in crisis in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas.

Thank You!

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November 2016

Casino Night Fundraiser 2016

We had a fantastic night on the 12th November at the High Rocks with a brilliant Auction, Raffle, Casino and live music from The Roccos

We raised a fantastic £6,179.91 which has surpassed all our expectations so thank you to everyone who supported us by coming on the night and of course to everyone who donated prizes.

Check out the event page here for more pics

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Harvest 2016

 

Huge Thanks to everyone who donated to Nourish over the Harvest period.

We collected a fantastic amount of food and provisions.

See here for more details

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October 2016

Love Where We Live Award Winners 2016

Nourish was honoured this year to be awarded the 2016 Charity Of The Year and we also came away with the overall 2016 Love Where We Live Award.

See more pictures here

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RTW Civic Society Award

Nourish was recognised this year with the 2016 Community Contribution Award.

See more pictures here

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September 2016

Childrensalon Dragon Boat 2016

Childrensalon hit Tonbridge River hard on 11th Septemper to raise a fantastic £1,272.50 for Nourish

See more photos here

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Dragon Boat Festival 2016

On the 10th September 2016, The Nourishers took to the waters at Bewl Water to race in the Dragon Boat Festival.
 
It was a fantastic day with a great atmosphere

We raised a fantastic 1,857.01

See more photos here

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August 2016

Helping Hands Help Out

Huge thanks to Helping Hands - Tunbridge Wells.

The team, part of the National Citizen Service, organised several collections and events to raise funds and collect food for us.
 
They raised an amazing £1,688.61 and then spent all the money to help us fill our stock shortfall at our unit!
 
Find out more here
 
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Nationwide Community Match

THANK YOU!!!

Huge thanks to all the Nationwide Building Society customers who nominated and voted for us in the Community Match programme in branches.

We are really happy to have been nominated and to be voted the winning charity for the Southern Counties area.

In total we won a fantastic £600 including £100 for being short listed...

A huge thanks to everyone who took the time to vote for us and a big thanks to Nationwide

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July 2016

Tesco Collection

Huge thanks to the guys from the Tesco stores in Tunbridge Wells and Pembury for holding a fantastic collection for us at the Victoria Shopping Centre.

We collected an amazing 1,066.50 Kg of food and £669.76 so thank you to everyone who donated..

See more pics here

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A New Funder

Huge thanks to The Henry Smith Charity for their grant towards running costs for two years.

Find out more about The Henry Smith Charity here

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Our Latest Stats

We have published our finalised statistics for 2015-2016. The number of referrals is up 38% and the number of people provided with emergency provisions is up 34% year on year.

See a full breakdown here

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Newsletter

Please click here to view our Q1 2016-2017 newsletter.

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June 2016

#Volunteers Week Fair

A great volunteers fair was held in the Tunbridge Wells precinct on Friday 3rd June

Thank you to everyone who popped along to find out more about what we do and what volunteer opportunities are available.

Click here to see our volunteer opportunities.

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May 2016

Quiz Night

Thank you to everyone who came to support Nourish at our Quiz night on May 21st. We raised a fantastic £1,133.45 and had a great time doing so.

Click here to see more photos.

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End Hunger Games

 


21st May - 27th May 2016

Congratulations to TN2 and the Sherwood Partnership who retained their title in the End Hunger Games 2016.

We raised a total of £351.87 so thanks to everyone who took part.

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New Funders

Huge thanks to our new funders.

Huge thanks to the Skinners' Company Lady Neville Charity for their grant to purchase new industrial scales plus an electric socket for our unit at Big Yellow. 

Also,

Huge thanks to Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 via Kent Community Foundation for funds which will pay for 7 new Clax folding trolleys for our volunteers to use when packing, sorting and delivering.

 

April 2016

School Food Drive

We collected a fantastic 844.60Kgs. Thank You!

Congratulations to Claremont Primary School in the Primary category and Bethany School in the Senior category. 

Read all about the event here

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TW Scouts Collection

For the third year running, Tunbridge Wells Scouts supported Nourish at their annual St. George's Day Celebration on 24th April.

This year was the biggest collection yet with an amazing 285kgs of food weighed into our unit.

Fantastic collection guys, thank you all for your support.

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New Funders

Huge thanks to our new funders.

Huge thanks to the Royal Tunbridge Wells Round Table for funding our third unit at Big Yellow for 2016 - 2017.

Also,

Huge thanks to The Brook Trust Fund For Kent via Kent Community Foundation for funds which will be used for an admin assistant, fresh food vouchers and to help fund the cost of our Operations Manager working on our expansion project into Tonbridge.

March 2016

We Crowdfunded

Huge thanks to everyone who supported our crowdfunding campaign. We managed to raise £273 through crowdfunding and will be buying two of these great trolleys for our volunteers.

http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/new-folding-trolleys-for-volunteer-use/

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School Food Drive

 

We are holding our first annual School Food Drive Competition and hope that this will bring in much needed food and cash to Nourish, as well as raise hunger awareness in our local community.

From 29th February -11th March 2016, we are challenging schools to collect food for Nourish. Your school will compete against others in Tunbridge Wells and the local areas – we hope that the friendly competition will spur on schools to increase their efforts – to see who can collect the most food. 

Find out more here

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Newsletter

Please click here to view our March 2016 newsletter.

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February 2016

#GiveItUp4Nourish

Give up something this Lent and donate those saved pennies to Nourish.

Get a group of friends together or get in a group from work and #GiveItUp4Nourish together. Set up a fundraising page and see how much you can all save!

GiveItUp4Nourish here

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Newsletter

Please click here to view our February 2016 newsletter.

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January 2016

Duke Of Edinburgh Volunteering at Nourish

January 16th saw the first shift of D of E volunteers join the Nourish team.

Currently three boys from Skinners School and a year 10 student from Bennett Memorial volunteer every third Saturday with an additional year 7 Bennett student.

The team got straight down to work on their first shift tackling over 30 crates of food and managing to give all three units a spring clean and organised several parcels ready to go out on the following Monday.

See more info here

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Thanks To The Don Hanson Charitable Foundation

Huge Thanks to the don Hanson Charitable Foundation for their amazing donation to Nourish.

The funds will enable us to keep offering much needed support to those in crisis in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas.

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Newsletter

Please click here to view our January 2016 newsletter.

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