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2.4 Tonnes of Food Collected at Tesco
2nd December 2019

2.4 Tonnes of Food Collected at Tesco

We would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to anyone who donated food or volunteered at our Neighbourhood Food ...

15th November 2019

Steepest Increase for 5 Years in People Needing Foodbanks

Recent mid-year statistics released by our parent charity the Trussel Trust show a 23% increase in the amount of food parcels given ...

29th January 2019

A Heartfelt Thank You for a Busy Christmas 2018

A month into the start of another year at Widnes Foodbank. We are all probably just getting back to normal ...

3rd August 2018

New Stats Reveal the Rise in Food for Children is Behind Increased Foodbank Need During Holidays

‘Help is here but we need your support’ say Widnes Foodbank, as new stats reveal the rise in food for ...

Foodbank volunteer
24th April 2018

1,494 Emergency Food Supplies Given to Local People in Last Year, Widnes Foodbank Reveals

Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, 1,494 three-day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by Widnes ...

Foodbank volunteers with Christmas donations
6th January 2018

Widnes Foodbank Thanks Local Community for ‘Incredible’ Response to Calls for Support

Widnes Foodbank was able to provide emergency food to local people facing hunger in the lead up to Christmas thanks ...

M/Y Stats 2017
7th November 2017

758 Emergency Food Supplies Given to Local People by Widnes Foodbank in Six Months

Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 758 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis ...

Shopping List
3rd July 2017

More Than 1,140kgs of Food Donated at Tesco

Widnes Foodbank volunteers have certainly been busy over the weekend – weighing and sorting through food donations from the Tesco ...

28th May 2017

Taylor Wimpey Donates £500 to Widnes Foodbank

North West housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey, have generously donated £500 to Widnes Foodbank. The funds will be used by Widnes Foodbank ...

Crossing Point
8th May 2017

Hello, Crossing Point!

Major changes to Widnes Foodbank’s opening schedule come into place from today. The changes mean that Deeper Life and Oak ...

Volunteers pack a parcel
25th April 2017

New Figures Show 1,137 Emergency Food Supplies Given to Local People by Widnes Foodbank in Last Year

1,137 three day emergency food supplies given to local people in crisis by Widnes Foodbank in 2016-17 – over 800 ...

Shopping List
8th November 2016

New Figures Show 1,110 Emergency Food Parcels Issued by Widnes Foodbank in Six Months

Charity calls for direct DWP hotline as new figures show 1,110 emergency food parcels given to local people by Widnes ...