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Sainsbury’s Leigh collection, our biggest ever.

On Saturday 16th December we held one of our regular collection days, in Sainsbury’s, Leigh. We have had a few in the past and always been warmly welcomed and strongly supported by the generous shoppers in the store. The collection was started in a fantastic way, with a £150 trolley full of food from Mike, […]

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Christmas Opening Times

We are open as normal, except Christmas, Boxing & New Years Day Monday 25th & Tuesday 26th – CLOSED Wed 27th – Friday 29th – open as normal Monday 1st January 2024 –  CLOSED Tuesday 2nd – back to normal opening. Over the Christmas period there may be a delay in getting a voucher via […]

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Results are in – Our best 3 day collection ever!

Tesco Winter Food Collection 2023 After 3 days spent in both Tesco Superstore Atherton and Tesco Extra Leigh we are absolutely delighted to announce our best ever 3 day collection results. In the midst of a cost of living crisis we weren’t sure what to expect, though we did know beforehand you lot are a […]

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Sainsbury’s Food Donation Christmas Campaign 2023

Sainsbury’s Food Donation Christmas Campaign 2023 launched last week through the Nourish the Nation Campaign, and will run in the Leigh store all the way up till 24 December. From now till Christmas Eve, shoppers instore will have a chance to do their bit for local people, that are struggling on the run up to […]

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Tesco winter food collection starts Thursday

The Tesco winter food collection is back We love this collection, every year in both Tesco superstore Atherton and Tesco Extra Leigh, because it provides so much food, toiletries and money so we can help as many people as possible over Christmas and beyond. The wonderful Tesco shoppers are just about getting in the festive […]

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Nominate us for £1000

We are in the running to hopefully receive a £1000 donation from the Benefact Groups Movement For Good campaign, but only if you nominate us. it’s ways to do just that by clicking Here and making sure Atherton & Leigh foodbank is listed as your charity to nominate (it should be automatically selected) please do tell your […]

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Could you be a foodbank trustee?

BECOME A FOODBANK TRUSTEE We’re looking for new trustees to join our board! 🤝 Our Trustees are some of the best around, with a real dedication to the cause, and a determination to get the right help and support to people in crisis in our community. For the last 10 years our trustees have kept […]

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Volunteers needed for the Tesco winter food collection

The Tesco winter food collection is back We look forward to the 3 day Tesco collections because, not only do we rely on the huge amount of food that gets donated to help get us through Christmas, but we also get to meet so many generous shoppers and lots of volunteers, ready to help their […]

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Guarantee our essentials petition

Sign the Guarantee Our Essentials petition here Warren is currently outside Atherton Parish Church, speaking to our amazing supporters and passers by about the Trussell Trust and Joseph Rowntree Foundation investigation in to poverty and its link to Universal Credit. its extremely damning and very sad. you can you do your bit to make them […]

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guarantee our essentials – call to action

On Friday 8th September we will be in front of Atherton Parish Church, from 9am – 12.30pm, asking the good people we rely on to help their neighbours in crisis, to sign the Trussell Trust Guarantee Our Essentials petition. Warren will be joined by volunteers and local councillors to speak to people and bring to […]

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