758 Emergency food supplies given to local people by Widnes Foodbank in six months


Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 758 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Widnes Foodbank, compared to 464 in the same period in the previous year. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today reported an increase in UK foodbank use, believes the […]

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H’arts & Voices to Stage Christmas Concert for Foodbank

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H’arts & Voices community choir will once again be staging another of their popular Christmas concerts in aid of foodbank. As with previous years, the concert will be held at St John’s Church on Greenway Road. The concert is scheduled to take place on Friday 15th December at 7.30pm. Refreshments will be available, and entrance […]

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Widnes Foodbank Launches Christmas 2017 Food Appeal

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Widnes Foodbank today launched the Christmas Food Appeal for 2017. The Winter months are now drawing in, with many people and families in crisis facing an unprecedented decision; to “Heat or Eat”. By donating an item or two from our adapted seasonal shopping list, we’ll be able to be there for the people who need […]

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Quiz Night ‘Foodraiser’ for Widnes Foodbank

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[UPDATE]: All tickets have now been distributed! We are no longer able to accept new registrations. The original story is available below… — We’ve organised our very own Quiz Night to support our foodbank. Our evening of brain-racking for charity is taking place on Friday 3rd November at Farnworth Methodist Hall on Derby Road. Doors […]

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Widnes Foodbank Launches Harvest Appeal

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With the summer drawing to a close, the long nights are slowly edging in. That can only mean one thing… Harvest time!   As in previous years, Widnes Foodbank is partnering with local schools, churches and businesses and asking the local community to support its annual Harvest food appeal.   Could you support your local […]

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More Than 1,140kgs of Food Donated at Tesco

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Widnes Foodbank volunteers have certainly been busy over the weekend – weighing and sorting through food donations from the Tesco collection on Saturday. Thanks to the help of the public, more than 1,140kgs of food was collected at the store. Tesco will now top up the monetary value of this food by 20%, which means […]

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Help Stop Poverty by Donating at Tesco Widnes on 1st July


Volunteers From Widnes Foodbank will be heading to Tesco Extra on Lugsdale Road, Widnes, once again on Saturday 1st July for a food collection. Previous collections at the store have proved to be overwhelmingly supportive of the foodbank – with many thousands of kilograms of food donated in the past. Will you be coming along […]

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Taylor Wimpey Donates £500 to Widnes Foodbank

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North West housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey, have generously donated £500 to Widnes Foodbank. The funds will be used by Widnes Foodbank to equip and decorate our new foodbank centre, Crossing Point. The news comes as latest figures reveal more than 86,000 meals have been provided by the foodbank since its setup in 2012. Widnes Foodbank Project […]

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Could You Donate to the Big Food Appeal?

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Widnes Foodbank has launched ‘The Big Food Appeal’ – an appeal for items running a little short in the warehouse. Could you help by donating an item or two from the list? You could change a life! Download the poster: Big Food Appeal Poster

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Hello, Crossing Point!

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Major changes to Widnes Foodbank’s opening schedule come into place from today. The changes mean that Deeper Life and Oak Meadow centre sessions will now operate from Crossing Point (49 Lugsdale Road, Widnes WA8 6DJ) on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am until 2pm. The existing Friday morning session at Crossing Point of 10am until 1pm […]

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