Basics Bank

Basics Bank provides emergency food for individuals and families who are struggling. It operates on a voucher system with individuals and families being referred to YFM by other agencies. We currently have over 50 agencies who can make a referral, including schools, GP, Social Services, Health Visitors, Citizens Advice, Probation and Housing.

Food parcels are designed to last five days and include items like tins of meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, puddings, pasta, rice, custard,tea, coffee, juice, pasta sauce, cereals, biscuits, baked beans, soup.

Basics Bank is currently open at Testwood Baptist Church 10am-12noon Monday-Friday during term time. Please phone to check at all other times.

Basics Bank relies on donations of food from members of the community, local churches, schools and businesses and is run by a fantastic team of volunteers. These donations are brought to Basics Bank which is based at Testwood Baptist Church.

If you would like to support Basics Bank by providing food please deliver to Testwood Baptist Church, The Chapel café and charity shop or the donation trolley in ASDA Totton.

Basics Bank food list – A3 poster (to download and print)
Basics Bank food list – A4 poster (to download and print)
Basics Bank food list – A6 leaflet (to download and print)

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    Testwood Baptist Church,
    283a Salisbury Road,
    Totton, Southampton,
    Hampshire SO40 3LZ

    Telephone Number: 023 8086 0320

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