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Jan & Bill Burton’s wedding gift to us

We were blown away when newlyweds, Mrs Jan & Mr. Bill Burton, got in touch and told us they had used their special day to help people in crisis in their local area On their wedding day, rather than gifts, they asked attending guests to bring donations for the foodbank and boy did they not […]

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Our Yearly Figures

The yearly figure are in and we have to say we have real mixed emotions about them. First of all we would like to say a huge thankyou to all our volunteers over the past year. Regardless of whether you gave one 2 hour shift at one of our supermarket collections, you joined us in our […]

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Thankyou Datatek Ltd.

It’s always nice to get an email out of the blue asking if we are in need of anything in particular and even more so when it is a local business looking to give a little back to people in crisis in their local area. This time it was the wonderful Greg Irvers of Datatek […]

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A big thankyou to Leigh Constituency Labour Party

It is the kind of habit we love people to have and Leigh Constituency Labour party are definitely in the habit of donating food to us at their meetings. Geoff, the Leigh Baptist Church distribution centre manager, usually leaves the meeting laden with bags that have very kindly been donated by the members and we […]

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Laltex Group help us with fantastic donation

We never get fed up of saying this – Our community is amazing! We are so blessed to operate in a place where people are kind, thoughtful and very generous. We could not feed close to the number of people in crisis that we do without the generosity of the public and businesses that donate […]

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Asda agree to pay for warehouse

We are delighted to announce that Asda have very generously awarded us £29808 to help us pay for our warehouse for the next 3 years. Gwen, Asda Leigh’s community champion, has volunteered with us from the very start of our journey and has been side by side with us every step of the way. She […]

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Christmas Opening Times

We are open as usual over the Christmas period except for Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day. Click here for  opening times If you are in crisis and require some emergency food over Christmas please do not hesitate to apply for a voucher and come see us! We work with hundreds of agencies […]

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New Platt Bridge distribution centre

We are excited to announce that we will be joining forces with the team at Olympic House in Platt Bridge to open our 4th Atherton & Leigh foodbank distribution centre. Truth be known we were only ever meant to be a short term ‘stop gap’ project with a  plan to help people  get through tough […]

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QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSESSMENT 2016

We have just had our latest Trussell Trust quality  assurance audit and we have a lot to feel very proud of. The assessors were very impressed with every aspect of the operation but were particularly impressed with our focus on ‘More than food’ and our determination to try and signpost clients to other agencies that […]

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Supermarket collections

Supermarket Collections are a vital part of our work and we rely on the amazing generosity of the general public who never let us down when it comes to feeding people in crisis in our towns. Time and again you help us to restock our storeroom so we can make sure the people who need […]

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