December 2017

The Beacon supporting Nourish

Pop along to The Beacon for some fantastic food and £1 from a selected main meal will go to Nourish with Beacon matching the donation.

Huge thanks go to The Beacon and all their staff.

See their amazing menu here

Reverse Advent 2017

Huge thank you to everyone who took part in our reverse advent campaign in December. We received 115 reverse advent calendars into our shop as well as lots directly to our unit at Big Yellow.

We are still weighing them all in and managing all the stock received and will publish a final total of food and goods donated in due course.

Thank you also to everyone who donated funds to help those in crisis.

We had our busiest Christmas period ever and during the Christmas week we delivered 129 emergency food parcels, 94 for families and 35 for individuals in crisis.

Find out more here

New Funder - Lawson Endowment Fund for Kent

Thank you to The Lawson Endowment Fund for Kent through Kent Community Foundation who have awarded a grant of £4,900.00 to Nourish for 2017/2018. The grant will help fund our voucher scheme and also 3 months funding towards our van.

November 2017

Don Hanson Charitable Foundation Donation

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.

Thank You!

Harvest 2017

Huge thanks to everyone who donated food and provisions over the harvest period.

A whopping 11,309.45 tonnes of food was donated!!

See our donors and some pictures here

October 2017

Co-op Local Community Fund

Thank you to all the Co-op members who supported us and chose us as their local cause in the Co-op local community fund.

We raised a fantastic £1,871.53 which will go towards our fresh food voucher scheme.

See our cause page here

Casino Night 2017 #LuckyForSome

We had a fantastic night on the 13th October at Salomons Estate with a brilliant Auction, Raffle, Casino and live music from The West Kent Big Band

We raised a fantastic £9,856.66 which will help us support people in crisis in Tunbridge Wells, South Tonbridge and the surrounding areas. A huge 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

September 2017

Dragon Boat Festival 2017

The Nourishers took to the water for the fourth year running for the 20th annual Dragon Boat Race at Bewl Water. We won all 3 of our races and it was a fantastic day out for everyone involved with lots of stalls and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Thank you to everyone who sponsored our rowers and raised a fantastic £2,070.00

Find out more here

Childrensalon Dragon Boat 2017

This year Team Childrensalon took part in the Tonbridge river Dragon Boat Festival again and raised a fantastic £607.50 for Nourish.

Huge thanks to everyone who rowed and supported the team on the day.

See more pics here

Tunbridge Wells Food Festival

Nourish were invited to have a stand at the Tunbridge Wells Food & Drink Festival at Calverley Grounds on the 23rd and 24th September. It was a fantastic weekend with lots of local suppliers and restaurants showing off their products.

Thank you to everyone that popped along to say hello or enquire about volunteering this weekend. We will be in touch very quickly to have you new recruits up and running

August 2017

New funder for 2017-2018

 

Huge thanks to the Kent Community Foundation and the Kent Reliance Provident Society Fund for awarding us a grant of £4,920 for 2017/2018 as part of the Vulnerable Adults Themed Program.

The funds will pay for our new office rental from July 2017 to End of March 2018 and two desktop PCs.

July 2017

Holiday Hunger

Thank you to everyone who donated to our #HolidayHunger campaign.

We raised £394 in direct donations plus gift aid and we had an increase of over £90 in monthly donations. We also received food donations of just over 5 tonnes during the same period.

Over the six week summer period we delivered 234 food parcels specifically referred to us for the summer period

Find out more here

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Samsonite bags 4 sale!

 

Grab a bargain!

We have had an amazing donation of Samsonite travel bags/purses and we are selling them for a fraction of the retail value.

Grab a bargain for just £15 if you can collect or we can post for £19.

Find out more here

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One Stop Carriers For Causes Grant

Thank you to One Stop Carriers For Causes who have awarded a grant of £700 to Nourish for 2017/2018. The funds will pay for 2 new laptops and a new printer to enhance our capabilities on the move.

June 2017

TW Lotto has launched!

You can now support us and other local causes in Tunbridge Wells through the new TW Lotto. The first draw is on 8th July and tickets cost just £1 per week with a top prize of £25k!

50% of the ticket price will go directly to us and 10% to other local causes so get your tickets now!

 

ShareGift Donation

We have received an amazing donation of £2,500 from ShareGift, a unique charity who specialise in accepting donations of shares and sell them to generate funds which they then give to charities in the UK.

The funds will help local people in crisis in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Kent and the surrounding areas.

Huge thanks to ShareGift and the anonymous donors that suggested us for a donation!

Find out more about ShareGift here

May 2017

Alfresco Festival 2017

Huge thanks to everyone at the Alfresco Festival who raised a fantastic £676.45 for us. A brilliant event organised by Mark Davis and Nicky Chanot!!

Find out more about the festival and get your tickets for 2018 here

Can you fund a Meal A Month?

Help us support those in crisis in Tunbridge Wells, South Tonbridge and the surrounding areas by donating a Meal-A-Month or by Buying-A-Bag!

Sign up here

April 2017

TW Scouts St. George's Day Collection

Another fantastic collection from Tunbridge Wells Scouts which was collected on their annual St. George's day celebration at Adamswell Scout Campsite where over 800 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Leaders and Parents all enjoyed a brilliant day.

It was the biggest collection yet from the Scouts with 307.25Kgs all weighed into our unit at Big Yellow.

Thank you to everyone who donated.

See more photos here

Co-op Local Community Fund

If you are a Co-op member then you can support us through the Local Community Fund and if not then it is really easy to join up and help support local causes.

Support us here

If you select Nourish as your local cause the we will receive 1% of the total you spend on Co-op own branded items. You also get 5% back to spend yourself!!

New Funder for 2017/2018 - Gatwick Foundation Fund

Thank you to the Gatwick Foundation Fund through Kent Community Foundation who have awarded a grant of £5,000 to Nourish for 2017/2018. The grant will help fund our voucher scheme and also 6 months funding towards our van.

March 2017

Local Blogger and Comic Relief Visit Nourish

Local blogger Michelle who runs the "Mummy From The Hear"t blog came to visit Nourish to see how Comic Relief funding has helped us.

Read here blog post here

RTWRT Funding For 2017/2018

Huge thanks to the Royal Tunbridge Wells Round Table for choosing to fund Nourish for the second year as part of their generous charity giveaway.

The funds will go towards funding our new large 300sqft unit at Big Yellow Self Storage for 2017/2018.

February 2017

Lush Charity Pot

Huge thanks to everyone who dropped into LUSH in Royal Victoria Place on 25th February 2017 and bought our charity pots at the LUSH Charity Pot Party.

We raised a fab £311.25

January 2017


Childrensalon Charitable Fund

Nourish Community Foodbank is honoured to be one of the first recipients of a donation from the new Childrensalon charity.

The monthly donation throughout 2017 will enable us to continue to provide emergency food and support to people in need in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and the surrounding areas.

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I, Daniel Blake @ Trinity

Trinity Theatre helped to support Nourish at their showing of I, Daniel Blake on January 22nd at 17:00 with a collection.

We collected a fantastic 175.80Kgs of food!

 

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