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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 ...

Volunteers at a supermarket collection
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 ...

What's in a food parcel?
6th January 2021

Coronavirus Update: 6th January 2021

In light of the latest national lockdown measures to tackle Coronavirus, our foodbank will be making adjustments from next week. ...

Project Manager Vicky Ferguson
30th December 2020

A Message from Vicky, Widnes Foodbank Project Co-ordinator

The Trustees and I would like to thank all our volunteers, supporters, referral agents and our community for your continued ...

Volunteers from Widnes Foodbank collect food
12th December 2020

How The People of Widnes Came Together to Support Our Foodbank at Christmas

It's no secret that we're incredibly lucky to have such a fantastic community who support our work. Despite the challenges ...

Mersey Gateway Bridge lit up in green for Widnes Foodbank
2nd December 2020

Mersey Gateway Turns Green for Widnes Foodbank and Runcorn Foodbank

7th December 2020 sadly marks eight years since Widnes Foodbank opened for the first time, providing vital help for people ...

Graph showing April to September 2020 foodbank use nationally.
12th November 2020

Trussell Trust Foodbanks Provided 1.2 Million Food Parcels Between April and September This Year

2,600 food parcels were provided for children every day by foodbanks nationally during the first six months of the Coronavirus ...