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A token contribution

Do you shop at Waitrose, Formby? Waitrose are great supporters of ours and provide a food collection box in their store in Formby throughout the year. During November you can also help us, at no cost to yourselves, as we are one of the three charities chosen to benefit from their monthly Community Matters’ initiative. […]

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Hot off the press

Our  Autumn 2018 newsletter is now available Foodbank_Autumn_2018_Newsletter_

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New collection point in Formby

We are pleased to welcome help from Formby Funeralcare who have kindly provided us with an additional collection point in Formby at their offices at 58 Brows Lane. Their office hours are Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 17:00

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McColls at Birkdale are the real McCoy

Over the past months our need for some food lines has bordered on the desperate. At such times we have, funds permitting, to go out and buy such essentials as tinned vegetables and pasta sauce and therefore we were delighted to receive a cash donation from McColl’s at Birkdale. Support from local businesses is great!

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Unison in harmony

Our clients need food – of that there is no doubt.   They also need and deserve their self-respect and being able to keep clean is an essential element in this. Our sincere thanks therefore to Unison at Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust for their donation of toiletries which weighed in at a staggering 58kg. […]

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A Funday Sunday

On Sunday September 23rd Run Northwest organised a 10k Southport Seaside run (and a 2k Childrens Run) which attracted 1500 runners.    The main charity to benefit this year was Galloway’s Society for the Blind but each entrant was encouraged to bring along a donation for the foodbank.  Along with Galloway’s, Southport Foodbank was asked to […]

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Through the minefield with the PH Holt Foundation

Even to an expert the UK benefits system is a minefield. Try and imagine what it must be like for someone whose previous contact with it has been minimal or non-existent. Many of the clients referred to us for food have become ensnared in its intricacies which has meant that their food poverty problems are […]

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Are you up for a Challenge?

One of the major aims of the Trussell Trust organisation is to end UK hunger. They are therefore organising a nationwide Step Up To September event which will run (or walk!) throughout September and give you a double motivation to get and stay fit – helping end UK Hunger too. For more details and to print the […]

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Natterjack 10K Seaside Run – Southport Sunday 23rd September

The Natterjack 10K Seaside Run , organised by Run North West, is being held in Southport on the morning of Sunday September 23rd. We are all delighted that they have decided to support us by asking all competitors, of which there are expected to be over 1000, to bring along along a donation for the […]

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Do you want to help End UK Hunger?

End Hunger UK brings together charities, foodbanks, campaigners and many other people involved in food aid and food justice. We all share a vision of a UK where everyone has access to good food, and no one has to go to bed hungry. Foodbanks and food aid provide an essential emergency service, but we cannot […]

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