News

Southport Tesco collection shatters records

Thanks to the generosity of Tesco, Southport customers and with no mean help from Tesco staff, our own volunteers, pupils from Kew Woods Primary school and the Sothport 58th Brownies we had a record outcome from our three day collection there at the beginning of December. (We have been asked by Trussell Trust to hold […]

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Record broken! – but we’re unhappy and worried

When most records are broken it is a time for celebration – but not at a Foodbank. September and October brought a record number of local families in crisis to our doors and we fed 874 people.  It is no wonder that our food stocks are now so severely depleted that we fear for our […]

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Help! Our shelves are getting bare

A recent sharp increase in demand has emptied our shelves and we need your support more than ever at the next Tesco collection event at Kew, Southport from Thursday December 1st till Saturday December 3rd.   We are seeing more and more struggling local families and it would be heartbreaking not to be able to meet […]

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Whodunit?

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All is safely gathered in

As we celebrate another year of harvest and consider our good fortune in having an adequate supply of food to sustain us, we also think about those who are less fortunate.  At this season we look forward with anticipation and gratitude to more tremendous support from local churches and schools.   More information is published […]

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Our latest newsletter is now on-line

See what we’ve been up to in our latest newsletter.  We produce it primarily for our volunteers and supporting organisations but we hope you will find it of interest.   You can access it here

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Another great collection event at Tesco’s Southport

The last day of June and the first two in July saw us at Tesco’s Kew, Southport store where we enjoyed, yet again tremendous support from our volunteers and, of course, the ever generous Southport public.   Over the three day period we collected almost 4 tonnes of food to help us assist local families […]

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Reduction in our centre numbers

Following a review of the usage of our centres, it was decided to cease offering a service at St John’s, Crossens.   We take this opportunity to publicly thank all the volunteers there who have given so generously of their time over the past months.  We are pleased that some of them will be continuing […]

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Volunteer Benefits Advisors

We are currently looking to enhance our Benefits Advice service with additional volunteers.  This is an opportunity to be trained in this skill and then use that training to ensure that our clients are receiving their entitlements and being treated fairly and within the rules by the DWP.  If you are interested, please click here […]

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A BIG Cheque from The Morgan Foundation

The team at Southport Foodbank was delighted recently to receive the news that The Morgan Foundation had agreed to donate £5,000 per annum for three years to fund our Community Money Advice service .   This is a free service for our clients whose debt situation is contributing to the crisis they currently find themselves […]

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