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If you are struggling there are lots of options, not just the foodbank.

Help and support in your community, by your community. Times are tough for most people at the mo, but if it’s becoming a strain and you are having to make difficult choices between bills and food, there is help and advice available. We work closely with Wigan Council and Citizens Advice Wigan Borough, amongst many […]

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Tesco collections results have to be seen to be believed

The Tesco summer food collection was a huge success We have counted and calculated and can now reveal the totals for the 3 day collections, held at both Tesco Atherton superstore and Tesco Leigh Extra on 30 June, 2 July & 3 July. Our amazing volunteers had a brilliant 3 days and were kept very busy by the amazing […]

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Double Amazon Smile donations this prime day.

When you shop with AmazonSmile this Prime Day (12th & 13th July) you will generate DOUBLE donations, for us. Amazon will double donations on all eligible purchases made with AmazonSmile during the event. Full terms and conditions can be found here. The simple decision to shop with AmazonSmile makes a big difference. So far, they’ve […]

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We need volunteers for today at Tesco Leigh, can you help?

Our Tesco 3 day collections have started well, and we are overwhelmed with the level of support and donations from the wonderful Tesco shoppers,  but we are in need of a few volunteers for today (Friday 1st) if you can spare 2nor more hours. It will do us a huge favour and help out people […]

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Tesco food collections are back! 30 June – 2 July

We are thrilled to be heading to Tesco Atherton and Tesco Leigh, for the annual a 3 day collection. From Thursday 30th June till Saturday 2nd July our amazing volunteers will be in both Tesco Atherton Superstore  and Tesco Leigh Extra collection donations of food, toiletries and cash from the very kind hearted Tesco shoppers. We look […]

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Have you joined Amazon smile yet?

It’s fairly difficult to avoid Amazon, when looking for something to be delivered fast or just to grab a good deal, with the online retail giant playing a part in our everyday lives, so why not use your online shopping to support a local charity? By signing up to Amazon Smile on the app or smile.amazon.co.uk/ and selecting us […]

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We are still short of a few bits

We had a great few days collecting in Asda Leigh last week but even with the huge amount you lovely lot donated, we are still short of a few bits. We ‘re always happy with whatever you can give, and we know it’s from the heart with the best of intentions, to help local people […]

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ASDA food drive totals are amazing

We had a fantastic time, at Asda Leigh  for the #AsdaFoodDrive, from the 6th – 8th May, and the response we got from the shoppers was nothing short of  breathtaking. We were welcomed in to the Atherleigh way superstore by the brilliant, and always helpful & supportive Gwen, Asda Leigh community champion, who made sure […]

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Donate at the Asda food drive in store 6th – 8th May

We are back in ASDA Leigh, for the first time in a while, from the 6th – 8th May, collecting much needed food & funds from the very generous shoppers, and we really can not wait! This could not have come at a better time, as the need for our service has increased hugely over […]

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Citizens advice are back again

We are pleased to announce that the brilliant Citizens Advice Wigan Borough  will be holding another drop in session, to give advice on the cost of living crisis, energy bills, benefits, schemes or techniques to try and help or any other question you have regarding finances etc, on Friday 1st April at Atherton Parish church […]

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