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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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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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