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MP visits us

It’s always good when a politician takes the time to find out what is really happening in his constituency and on Friday March 9th we were pleased to welcome Southport’s MP, Damien Moore to Lakeside where he saw our operation, met the volunteers and had discussions with some of our trustees, manager John and members […]

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Have you ever wondered how a Food Pantry operates?

All is explained in our latest newsletter here Southport_Foodbank_Newsletter_Feb_2018

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The Parable of the Talents

Lakeside Youth at Elim were recently inspired by the Parable of the Talents and decided to put it into practice. A kind donor gave each of the youth members £10 to be used to multiply the investment – all profits going to the Southport Foodbank. Twelve young people took on the challenge and did various […]

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A record Christmas in every respect

The sad news is that it looks as if December could break previous records in respect of the number of meals we have supplied – and that is NOT good – especially for the families caught up in these crises. The good news is that the month saw tremendous generosity from all our donors. We […]

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Take a read of our latest Newsletter

Our December Newsletter has just been published and can be read here Southport_Foodbank_Newsletter_December_2017

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How do we say ‘thank you’?

Our 3 day collection at Tesco last week was a tremendous success and we had almost 6 tonnes of food donated by customers at Southport Tesco extra.   Not only that, their donations will be increased  20% by Tesco themselves so the effective total was over 7 tonnes of food. Our volunteers returned  from Tesco with […]

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Black Friday was a Red Letter Day – the Food Pantry opens

Every Week A Bargain The Southport Food Pantry was opened on Friday 24th November. Many of those who had given time or goods to see the Pantry started including local firms Unite Professionals, Dp Flooring, Bates Dairies and KC Workwear, members of Grace Baptist Church and other supporters were there to see the Mayor of […]

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Tesco – Food Collection at Kew, Southport

From the 30th November to 2nd December, we’re hosting a food collection with Tesco as part of the tenth Food Collection. The Tesco Food Collection is manned by Trussell Trust volunteers who will hand out shopping lists of tinned and dried goods at stores to encourage customers to buy an extra item of food or two […]

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Unite Professionals do it again

Unite Professionals recognise the importance of charitable donations and the Managing Director, Jo Evans has been supporting the vital service delivered by the local foodbank in Southport for a number of years now. After asking for a most wanted shopping list of items, Judith Stewart, Head of Business Development at the Case Management Company based […]

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All is safely gathered in

Schools, churches and other organisations all chose to donate the result of their harvest celebrations in 2017 to us. The amazing total was 3.8 tonnes – 20% up on 2016. A particular joy for some of our volunteers was being invited to attend the harvest assemblies at some of the supporting schools.   In the warehouse […]

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