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Foodbank receives generous grants and donations

Atherton & Leigh Foodbank are celebrating after being awarded three grants, and have been included in major national fundraising efforts which will help the charity to continue supporting local residents over the winter months. The news comes at a time when the area has been subject to months of local lockdowns and an economic downturn […]

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5 year old Leo has completed his bike ride

He managed to cycle 21.5 miles down the canal, stopping at the stadium where Marcus Rashford, who inspired the conversation Leo had with his mum, plays football, and raised a massive £1240 in the process. Leo, you are an inspiration to us all, we are blown away with your fantastic efforts and are looking forward […]

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Lidl customers, your time has come

We’re pleased to let you know that Lidl’s new ‘Teaming up to Tackle Hunger’ campaign has  launched, with Atherton & Leigh foodbank as the confirmed charity partner for: Lidl Leigh. The campaign will be promoted in the Leigh store from Thursday 12th November and throughout the 4-week campaign shoppers in store will be encouraged to pick up […]

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We are now available on Amazon Smile

We are delighted to announce that the foodbank is available to select as your preferred charity On Amazon smile. This means whenever you buy most items on the Amazon smile website or through the app, and have selected us as your charity, we will get a small donation. Find out more and how to register […]

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Support us with Co-op membership

We’re delighted to announce that it is now possible to support the foodbank when you shop at The Co-op. see full details here

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5 Year old Leo ‘wants to help with the school meals Situation’

It’s not hard to notice the whole free school meals conversation and the great work Marcus Rashford has done by bringing it to the attention of the country, even if you are only 5 years old.                

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5 year old Yannis to cycle 100km for the foodbank

What an inspirational young man Yannis is. He wanted to raise ‘a million moneys’ for people in his community that need a helping hand. After much discussion they have agreed on trying to raise £500 so that is what he is doing. Having just leaned to ride a bike u aided Yannis will now go […]

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The amazing Louise is running a special raffle.

The force of nature that is Louise Morrissey has already raised a huge amount and, with the help of the amazing community of Ellenbrook & surrounding areas, provided lots Of food for people in crisis. Now she is doing her 10th prize raffle in aid of the Foodbank and there are lots of amazing prizes […]

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Alfie is walking to raise money for the Foodbank

The very wonderful Alfie Clegg has been walking to raise much needed funds for the Foodbank and he is doing a fantastic job of it. His total is already over £1700 (wowsers) but it is not too late to add to it. Thanks Alfie, you are doing a fantastic job! Sponsor Alfie HERE

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T2U ‘Essential Workers’ Activity Packs

T2U Learning have released the 1st of 3 ‘Essential Worker’ Activity Packs in aid of local charities that are helping people through the crisis. The packs are designed by a tutor, around the KS2 curriculum, and help kids to learn about the essential key workers whilst working on the subjects in a fun and creative […]

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