Food parcels

1,264

emergency food parcels provided during 2020/21

Opening year

2012

the year our foodbank opened for the first time

Children in poverty

34%

of children in Halton are growing up in poverty

Mersey Gateway bridge illuminated in green

The Mersey Gateway is going green

In support of Widnes Foodbank and Runcorn and District Foodbank the bridge will be going green on 7th December.

Volunteer holding donations

Christmas and New Year opening times

We'll be making some adjustments to our opening times over the seasonal period. Find out everything you need to know.

Foodbank volunteers with donations

Make a difference with your free time

If you share our belief that nobody should go hungry join our team of volunteers. There's roles for everyone.

Finding us is easy

We have foodbank centres, warehouse and office space across the town.

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Latest news

Keeping you in the loop with recent happenings at our foodbank.

Fundraisers for foodbank take on the zipwire
10th November 2021

We’re on the lookout for volunteers – could you help us?

Volunteers quite literally keep the wheels of our foodbank turning. As a non-profit charity, part of The Trussell Trust's UK-wide...

2.4 Tonnes of Food Collected at Tesco
8th November 2021

Launching our 2021 Christmas Food Appeal and the return of our Christmas Colouring Competition

At Widnes Foodbank we are encouraging the people of Widnes to "make this Christmas different" by supporting our work this...

Donations at a Christmas collection
6th November 2021

Widnes Foodbank urges community to donate to Tesco food collection this Christmas

Christmas is supposed to be a season for joy and celebration – but for millions of families it is one...

How Foodbanks Work
1st August 2021

Our new online Signposting guide is now available

As a foodbank charity we work to ensure that nobody in our community suffers in hidden hunger. To help us...

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Recent Tweets

See what we've been saying on Twitter.

@WidnesFoodbank on 7th December 2021

The @merseygateway is going green tonight for Widnes Foodbank and @RuncornFoodbank 💚

@WidnesFoodbank on 7th December 2021

Retweet RT Year 5 have decorated their tree with an Advent promise chain. We have also put our faith into action by donating t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

@WidnesFoodbank on 6th December 2021

Our Christmas colouring competition closes next Monday! Enter today and you could win a prize! widnesfoodbank.org.uk/competition

@WidnesFoodbank on 6th December 2021

For anyone finding themselves alone or struggling this Christmas St Paul's Church have organised a free Christmas D… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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