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Two Widnes Foodbank volunteers stand by a food display collecting for the charity
15th June 2022

Widnes Foodbank urges community to donate to summer food collection at Tesco

As the cost of living crisis continues to bite, Widnes Foodbank – part of the Trussell Trust network of food...

Warehouse volunteer donations
27th April 2022

1,743 foodbank parcels provided to people in Widnes during 2021-22

New figures released by Widnes Foodbank today reveal 1,743 emergency food parcels were provided to local people who couldn’t afford...

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...

Crossing Point
1st July 2021

An update following our May 2021 Annual General Meeting

At the AGM of Widnes Foodbank held on Tuesday 11th May Revd Mark Harwood was elected as a Trustee and...

Trussell Trust volunteer
16th June 2021

Foodbank volunteers will be collecting at Tesco in Widnes this July

Subject to Coronavirus restrictions, volunteers from Widnes Foodbank will be on hand to collect donations of food from the public...

Food items are seen located on shelving
27th April 2021

1,264 foodbank parcels provided to people in crisis in Widnes during the last year

New figures released by Widnes Foodbank today reveal 1,264 emergency food parcels were provided to people in crisis during the last year.  Between...

Volunteers from Widnes Foodbank
14th April 2021

Coronavirus Update: 14th April 2021

As we start to take the first gradual steps out of lockdown, our foodbank is making some changes to our...

Volunteers from Widnes Foodbank
28th March 2021

Thank You to our amazing volunteers for their hard work during Lockdown 3

We want to say a massive "Thank You" to all our volunteers for everything they do. Here's some photos of...

Fundraiser holds raffle for Widnes Foodbank
23rd January 2021

Local Fundraiser Donates £1,100 to Widnes Foodbank

We owe a massive "thank you" to a local fundraiser who recently donated £1,100 to our foodbank. Some people may...