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Concert tickets now on sale!

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The Sweet Smell of Success

We would like to say a massive thank you to Grace and Jack from Penketh who raised £13 by selling home made perfume at their Grandmother Jean’s house. Your efforts will provide vital help to those in need – thanks guys!

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Food stocks running low as demand outstrips supply

We are very grateful for all of your donations. This month we are running especially low on the following items Facebook story  

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Bags of Help from Delta Taxis

We want to say a huge thank you to Delta Taxis who recently donated a van-load of carrier bags to Widnes Foodbank. It may be hard enough being in need of a Foodbank but many of our clients have to carry their food parcels home as well; this donation from Delta will be incredibly useful.

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A Generous Donation From BASF Staff

We would like to thank the staff at BASF who visited our Foodbank office earlier this month to deliver a fantastic donation of £184.45! This money will help us to provide support to those in desperate need.

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A Heartfelt THANK YOU for a busy Christmas 2018

A month into the start of another year at Widnes Foodbank. We are all probably just getting back to normal after the Christmas and New Year holidays, but before we forget here is a heartfelt “THANK YOU” to everybody who worked so hard in all our foodbank centres, the warehouse, office and driving over the […]

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New stats reveal the rise in food for children is behind increased foodbank need during holidays

‘Help is here but we need your support’ say Widnes Foodbank, as new stats reveal the rise in food for children is behind increased foodbank need during holidays   Widnes Foodbank has asked local people to check what donations are most needed in the area this summer, following the figures revealed today by anti-poverty charity, […]

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1,494 emergency food supplies given to local people in last year, Widnes Foodbank reveals

Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, 1,494 three-day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Widnes Foodbank, compared to 1,147 in the previous year – an increase of 30.25%. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today reported a UK-wide increase in foodbank use, believes […]

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Easter at Widnes Foodbank

With the Easter weekend almost upon us, today Widnes Foodbank can confirm opening times for its distribution centres. Distribution centres are when people with a red food voucher can come to redeem their food parcel. However, these opening tiems also apply to our foodbank office and warehouse.   Opening Times   Good Friday, 30th March […]

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Widnes Foodbank thanks local community for ‘incredible’ response to calls for support

Widnes Foodbank was able to provide emergency food to local people facing hunger in the lead up to Christmas thanks to generous support across Halton.   Gareth Watson, Communications Co-ordinator at Widnes Foodbank said:   “We hope that one day there will be no need for a foodbank in Widnes but whilst our help is […]

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