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Choir helps to raise money for Foodbank

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to the various organisations and individuals lending their support to Foodbank over the Christmas period… The fabulous choir H’Arts and Voices raised £1,200 at our concert held at the Jaguar Sports and Social Club. Thank you to all involved and those who attended.   Thank you […]

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2.4 Tonnes of Food Collected at Tesco

We would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to anyone who donated food or volunteered at our Neighbourhood Food Collection at Tesco Widnes from 22nd – 24th of November. Thanks to your support we collected a huge 2.4 metric tonnes of food. This will be invaluable in supporting those in food poverty locally. We […]

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Food Bank Braced for Busiest December Yet

Food banks braced for busiest December yet as new figures suggest record number of people in crisis will need support ahead of Christmas With Christmas only a few weeks away, the Trussell Trust is concerned new figures from December 2018, taken alongside the increase in food bank parcels needed so far this year, suggest more […]

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12 Days of Gifting Campaign

We are excited to introduce our 12 Days of Gifting Campaign. Items collected can be given in one by one or in bulk to any of our collection points. Foodbank – 12 Days of Gifting  

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Steepest increase for 5 years in people needing Food Banks

Recent mid-year statistics released by our parent charity the Trussel Trust show a 23% increase in the amount of food parcels given out from April to September this year compared to the same period in 2018. This is the sharpest rate of increase seen by the charity in the past five years. The report states the main […]

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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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