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World Cup Foodbank Bingo!

Farnworth and Kearsley Foodbank is asking local people to support their crucial work in the community by donating most-needed items and funds as part of World Cup Foodbank Bingo between 14th June and 15th July. Individuals, community groups, schools and work places are all being invited to take part, following the matches and donating when […]

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ASDA collection brings in food for families in Farnworth

ASDA Farnworth shoppers donate over 752 meals for local people in need Local Farnworth shoppers donated a generous 316kg of food to Farnworth and Kearsley foodbank on 9th June 2018 to help feed local people facing crisis. A small army of volunteers gave their time to make the supermarket collection inside ASDA such a success. On Saturday, volunteers stood inside ASDA and asked […]

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Take part in our 40 for 40 challenge this Lent

Take part in our 40 for 40 challenge this Lent With people struggling to afford food living locally, it is important that we can continue to support families in crisis throughout the Easter period. We provide essential emergency food, emotional support and practical advice to families who live near you and really need us. The […]

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Year 11 Pupils from St James’ School Citizenship Class report on their visits to the Foodbank

Foodbanks- Are they working? The Trussell Trust / Foodbank network is a non-profit, charitable organisation that distributes food to those who have difficulty purchasing enough food to avoid hunger. The Trussell Trust is a strong network of foodbanks which help to give food to people all over the UK. Even though some may say that […]

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Christmas 2018 Opening Hours

Over the Christmas period our opening hours will be as follows: Friday 22nd Dec: Open as normal Mon 25th Dec – Mon 1st Jan: CLOSED Tuesday 2nd Jan onwards: Open as normal A number of our referral agencies will be holding emergency food boxes during these times to ensure that food will still reach those […]

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Why not try a Reverse Advent Calendar this year?

What is a Reverse Advent Calendar?  The idea is that rather than receiving something each day, you give something to your local foodbank.  You don’t need anything special.  Simply get an empty box and put an item in each day in the run up to Christmas.  It’s a great way to show children that Christmas […]

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Heart of Salford Awards 2016

Farnworth and Kearsley Foodbank was pleased to recognise the amazing work of our Salford based volunteers this year at the Heart of Salford Awards 2016, organised by Salford CVS and held at a special ceremony at the AJ Bell Stadium on the 5th December. Volunteers at Wharton and Clegg’s Lane Church and Community Centre in Little Hulton […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

Over the Christmas period our opening hours will be as follows: 23rd Dec: Open as normal 24th-27th Dec: CLOSED 28th Dec: Open at ‘Wharton and Clegg’s Lane Church and Community Centre’ 10.30am-1pm 29th Dec : Open at ‘Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Centre’ 12-2pm 30th Dec – 2nd Jan: CLOSED 3rd Jan onwards: Open as […]

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Neighbourhood Food Collection

Help us support people facing hunger this winter by joining us for the UK’s biggest food collection.   From the 1st to 3rd December, we’re hosting a food collection with Tesco as part of the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection. Christmas can be a difficult time for individuals and families who are already managing on extremely tight budgets. The […]

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Join our Christmas Appeal 2016!

Donate festive food to help foodbank bring joy to local families in crisis this Christmas We are asking local people to help bring festive cheer to families struggling to eat this Christmas by donating festive food items to the foodbank. For some families, the Christmas hampers given out alongside standard food parcels will be their […]

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