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...

Volunteers at the December 2012 collection
11th November 2020

Christmas Collection for Widnes Foodbank at Tesco Extra

Tesco in Widnes will once again be holding a food collection for our foodbank later this month. The #EveryCanHelps food...

Volunteers prepare to abseil for foodbank
2nd November 2020

Community Thanks: October 2020

As we continue to live through uncertain times we’re incredibly grateful, as always, for the support of individuals and organisations...

Widnes Foodbank volunteer donating brownies
23rd October 2020

Earning Our Brownie Points! Widnes Foodbank Spreads Cheer with 6,120 Brownies

A very generous donation of brownies at Widnes Foodbank this week has helped to spread love across the town. Dawn...

Trussell Trust volunteer
21st October 2020

Every Little Helps: Clubcard Vouchers Can Now be Donated to Trussell Trust

Tesco Clubcard customers can now donate their Clubcard vouchers to The Trussell Trust. The Trussell Trust, which operates a UK-wide...

British Gas engineers help out at foodbank
3rd September 2020

Community Thanks: Summer 2020

During the Coronavirus pandemic we've been truly grateful as ever for the support of our local community. Here are some...

21st August 2020

The new Widnes Foodbank app is out now for iPhone!

Volunteers from Widnes Foodbank have been working on a new app for their supporters, clients, and the general public. The new...

About our Foodbank
13th June 2020

Raise money whilst you shop

We are excited to introduce Easyfundraising! By supporting us via their website you can ensure that Widnes Foodbank will receive a...

Coalition of charities coming together for change
8th June 2020

89% Increase in need for foodbanks

Latest figures released by our parent organisation The Trussell Trust show that this April there was an 89% increase in need...

A female looks directly at the camera
4th May 2020

Trussell Trust Foodbanks Report Busiest Ever Fortnight During COVID-19 Pandemic

National foodbank charity, The Trussell Trust, has revealed it provided over 6,250 emergency food parcels were provided to people in...

Foodbank thankful for volunteer support
31st March 2020

Foodbank Thankful for Volunteer Support

Widnes Foodbank would like to thank everybody who has come forward over recent weeks to volunteer with us.  Due to...

3rd February 2020

Spreading the Light at Christmas

We were so grateful to Toni and Steve from Bancroft road who, over the Christmas period, raised an incredible £638.45...