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Advent Awe

For the first time, this year we decided to have a Reverse Advent Calendar  project. It has been a tremendous success not only in bringing in more donations for our local families who are in very difficult circumstances at this time, but in generating not only interest but enthusiasm amongst our generous donor community. We […]

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All done and dusted

With our big collection at Tesco over, and the volunteers recovering, we ended the three days with a healthy total of 4251 kg. This should enable us to provide approximately 3825 meals for local families in difficulties over the coming few months – with an additional 20% to come from Tesco themselves. We could not […]

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It’s Advent Calendar time

Hopefully, you and your family are lucky enough to be able to look forward to a comfortable and fun-filled Christmas. Please spare a thought for our local families who are not in this position and enable us to help them by taking part in a 12 Days of Christmas Reverse Advent Calendar which starts on […]

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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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