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AGM 2024

  It’s been a year, that is for sure. We’ve had an up and down 12 months, with lots of things happening, including the addition of new trustees, to freshen things up a bit. To find out just how 23/24 has been for the foodbank, please do join us on Monday at our AGM 2024. […]

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Thank-you volunteers’

Its volunteers’ week Where would we be without our amazing volunteers?  The simple answer is, we wouldn’t be at all as volunteers are the beating heart of the foodbank, and everything we do. Dedicated, passionate and hard working doesn’t even begin to describe the amazing people that give up their free time to help people […]

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Asda fight hunger, create change, food drive

The Asda Fight Hunger, Creat Change, food collection will be here before we know it, in the Atherleigh way store, and all other superstores nationwide. It’s happening from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 May, and our amazing volunteers will be in store from 9am – 5pm on Friday and Saturday and 10 – 4 on […]

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Work for the foodbank

Strategic Support Officer Could you commit to the success of Atherton & Leigh foodbank? ARE YOU AN EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR, able to speak with the various agencies, as well as our customers? ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A FULFILLING ROLE AS PART OF A TEAM DELIVERING AND IMPROVING SERVICES TO THE LOCAL COMMUNITY? If you answered yes […]

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Sainsbury’s Leigh collection Sat 27th

We are back in Sainsbury’s Leigh this Saturday, with our amazing volunteers manning the table from 9am – 5pm, ready to collect much needed donations from the always generous, Atherleigh Way store. Instore collections are vital to our work and we really can’t do it without your ongoing support, so please if you can add […]

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We’re hiring! Join our growing team

Strategic Support Officer Are you someone that could commit to the success of Atherton & Leigh Foodbank? Are you an effective communicator who can engage with service users and referral agencies? Are you looking for a fulfilling role as part of a team delivering and improving services to the local community? If you answered yes […]

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End holiday hunger

Kids are off school next week and will eating you out of house and home, usually. Is it having an effect on your ability to pay bills and run your home as you usually would? You may be eligible for a foodbank voucher. Please apply now by visiting our How to get Help with food page […]

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Please don’t struggle, there is lots of help available.

Reports today are saying up to 21 million people are struggling to pay household bills, so will skip meals, avoid paying bills and sit in the cold. This is so unacceptable in this day and age but it is a reality and luckily there is a lot of help available from lots of brilliant charities. […]

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Help us win £1000 in less than a minute

It’s back. The Benefact Group Movement for Good £1000 donation nominations are open for 2024, and we need you to spare us 1 minute to please nominate us. It is only 1 nomination per person, per charity, so you can nominate us and we’re in all 6 draws, held over the next 12 months. That’s 6 […]

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Did you know we don’t just cover Atherton & Leigh?

Much more than our name Yes, we are called Atherton & Leigh foodbank, and we did start out providing emergency food in the Atherton, Leigh and close by areas, but as the need has grown, so has our reach. We now provide support for people in crisis from Mosley Common to Spring View and all […]

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