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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...

2nd December 2019

Foodbank Braced for Busiest December Yet

Foodbanks braced for busiest December yet as new figures suggest record number of people in crisis will need support ahead...

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...