Help us tackle Holiday Hunger!
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by Josie Moir
1w ago
As summer approaches, the school holidays can be an especially challenging time for families struggling with food insecurity. Over 2 million children qualified for Free School Meals last academic year, putting them at risk of hunger in the holiday period. This is compounded by the fact that since 2018, the number of children who depend on foodbanks has risen by 49%, with many parents also stating they skip meals to ensure their child is able to eat.  To tackle this stark inequality, we are launching our annual campaign to tackle school holiday hunger. With an initial target of £25,000, ou ..read more
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Spring Into Action: Growing Our Outreach and Volunteer Family
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by Josie Moir
1M ago
This spring has been a time of huge growth for Bounceback Food! From spreading our roots through our expanded outreach programmes to planting new seeds in our volunteer family, we’re really seeing our organisation blossom – and we’d love you to be involved.  Growing Our Outreach In April, we launched the first pilots of our new, expanded Community Cooking with Surplus Food workshops – a huge step for our local outreach. Within a month we’ve gone from running weekly sessions in Trafford, to launching over 50 sessions across 6 new boroughs of Greater Manchester! We’ve also been able to trai ..read more
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What’s On in April
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by Josie Moir
1M ago
After a whirlwind of community events and our menu launch in March, this April we’re focusing on developing and expanding our cookery workshops and learning programmes. Want to support our work? Check out what’s on this month and how you can get involved… Community Cooking with Surplus Food This month, we are taking our fun, free Community Cooking with Surplus Food workshops to four new boroughs of Greater Manchester! Pilot workshops will be running across Salford, Tameside, Oldham, and Manchester (Levenshulme), as well as continuing monthly in Trafford. These classes are open to everyone, no ..read more
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What’s On in March…
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by Josie Moir
3M ago
Want to get involved in our fight against food poverty this spring? Here’s what we’ve got coming up at our Community Cookery School and Community Kitchen in March! World Book Day – When Words and Food Collide – 9th March With World Book Day being on a Thursday (and obviously all the kids will be at school), we don’t want to miss out – so we are going to celebrate on Saturday 9th and we want you to join us! Come down to our Community Kitchen for a day of fun activities, from our ‘Brilliant Books Board’, to food related activities for the kids where we’ll take elements of a well-known children ..read more
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Chocolate and Banana Pancakes
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by Ashton Coates
3M ago
It’s almost that time of year again, Pancake Day! With so many yummy pancake combinations out there it’s hard to know which one to pick. Chocolate and banana is our favourite – why not follow this recipe and give it a go?! ——– starts ——- Makes 12 pancakes Ingredients 120g plain flour 2 large eggs 300ml milk butter (to lightly grease the frying pan) nuttella (or any chocolate spread) 2 bananas Method Put 120g flour, 2 eggs and 300ml milk into a large bowl or jug and whisk roughly until it becomes a smooth batter. Lightly grease a frying pan with butter and set over a medium heat. When the pa ..read more
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What’s on in February…
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by Josie Moir
4M ago
January blues are over! As we roll into February, here’s some of our most exciting events and workshops coming up for you to get involved with… Pancake Party! – 13th February Join us at our Community Kitchen to celebrate Pancake Day with FREE pancakes! We will be serving up a limited number of pancakes from 10:30am-11:30am, so get them while you can. Our Community Kitchen will also be serving our ‘Buy One, Give One’ lunch menu as usual after the event. All you need to do is register for tickets, then come on the day and place your order before 11:30am. One free pancake per person while stocks ..read more
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Social Enterprise Internship Programme 2024
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by Duncan Swainsbury
4M ago
We are excited to announce that we are now welcoming applications for our Social Enterprise Internship Programme! The Programme The Social Enterprise Internship Programme will run from July 1st-12th 2024 and is available to anyone over the age of 18 who has an interest in working for or setting up a social enterprise or charity. The internship programme is a perfect platform for those looking to develop a career in the rewarding VCSE sector. Successful applicants will get to work on projects alongside members of the Bounceback Food central team and will gain experience of working in an expandi ..read more
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Volunteer with us!
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by Josie Moir
5M ago
In 2024, our Community Cookery School & Community Kitchen teams are looking for new volunteers to help us scale up our fight against food poverty and support the growth of our organisation across the UK. We have a variety of volunteer roles to choose from, both in-person and remote, and can cater for a range of skills, locations, and availability. In-person volunteer roles are available in the North West (including all 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester), the North East (Newcastle and Sunderland) and London & South East (including Lewisham and all areas of Essex), and include: Meal Dis ..read more
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Christmas cooking kit giveaway (Terms and Conditions)
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by Phoebe Hammett
6M ago
The promoter is Bounceback Food CIC, company no. 09292218. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years or over except employees of Bounceback Food CIC and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition. To enter this competition, the entrant will need to follow the instructions on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter (Like the post, follow our account and tag a friend and sharing a post to story) By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. Ro ..read more
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Help us Tackle the Cost of Living Crisis this Winter!
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by Josie Moir
6M ago
This winter, our Community Cookery School teams are aiming to prep, cook and distribute 5,000 hot nutritious meals to vulnerable people disproportionately affected by the Cost of Living Crisis. From today, you can show your support by funding meals, making a donation or buying one of our fundraising gifts that give twice! Our first all or nothing target of £25,000 will raise the funds required to prep, cook and distribute 5000 hot nutritious meals to vulnerable people during the winter period. It will also support the delivery of 8 additional Cooking on a Budget and Fresh ..read more
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