All our Venues are currently OPEN for collection with appropriate health precautions.

Please DO NOT attend the Basics Banks if you have ANY of the following symptoms:
– a high temperature,
– a new persistent cough,
– a loss of, or change in, your sense of smell or taste.
If you are unable to collect Food due to symptoms or self-isolation, please arrange for someone else to collect on your behalf.
This can be a support worker, a friend, or a relative.

Annual Statistics

Basics Banks

(Calendar Year 2023)

we have fed people


we have clothed people


we now have

Referral Agents


(Calendar Year 2023)

we ran

Marketplace venues

we provided

items of food

we had

member visits


(Academic Year as of July 2023)

we delivered

"Question of Faith" RE Days

we carried out


we carried out

Transition Days

(to Y6 Pupils moving on to Y7)

we handed out

"It's Your Move" Booklets

we visited


we helped set up

Prayer Spaces

we supported

Grow Community

we ran

'CAP Money' courses

Project Overview

We visit 50+ schools across the region every academic year, delivering dynamic, interactive themed Assemblies, bespoke Question of Faith RE days, Transition workshops, and tailored support creating, cultivating, and curating Prayer Spaces.

Client Feedback

Volunteering Opportunities

Basics Banks

  • Drive a Van
  • Serve a Client
  • Prepare a Food Parcel
  • Be a Driver’s Mate


  • Run a Session
  • Restock Shelves
  • Serve Tea & Coffee
  • Welcome Members

Schools Team

  • Help in a School
  • Pack a Resources Box
  • Create  Resources
  • Train to Lead a Day

Other Areas

  • Help in the Office
  • Share our Story
  • Become a Fundraiser