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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...

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...

iPhone App
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...