THANK YOU TESCO PORTWOOD

Thank you to the staff, customers and volunteers who made the collection at Tesco Portwood, last Saturday, such a success.  Our shelves are truly replenished and are thanks is extended to everyuone who helped in any way.

FOODBANK OPENS NEW ASDA STORE

Members of the Stockport Foodbank team were recently invited to perform the official opening of the new ASDA store in Reddish, Stockport.  ASDA have decided to make the Foodbank their very first charity and the 'cutting of the ribbon' was performed infront of over 400 early shoppers in the new store.  Click to read more

A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OUR RECENT DONORS 

Recent donations have come from Littel Lambs Tooddler group, Vale View Primary School, St Johns C of E School, Lark Hill Primary, Hollies Pre school,Tesco Portwood, Asda Reddish, Norbury Parish Church, Great Moor URC, Sainsbury's, Start Point Cafe Woodley, Romiley Primary, the Churches in Bredbury, Equity Housing, Nevill Road Primary, St Mary's & St Agnes Reddish, St Peter's, Tesco, as well as scores of individuals who continue to drop off bags of all sizes!

A MASSIVE THANK YOU to everyone.

VERNON BAND PLAYS TO A PACKED HOUSE

The Vernon Brass band, accompanied by Alan Burton, supported the Foodbank with a recent charity concert when over 300 people thoroughly enjoyed a mix of brass band and swing music.  Both the Foodbank and the Furniture Station benefitted from the ticket sales and our thanks go to the band, Alan and the Vernon Building Society for a memorable evening.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO MAKE A DONATION...

At the present time we are very well stocked with a certain number of food items, so if you are planning to make a food donation might we ask for tinned vegetables, tinned fish, tinned meat, long life milk and orange juice in particular please, thank you.

FUN RUNS NOW OVER TILL NEXT YEAR

Almost 300 runners have put their best feet forward over the summer to not only improve on their personal best run times, but also to raise much needed funds for Stockport Foodbank.  Our thanks to everyone who has taken part, and see you next year!

Nappies and baby wipes now available

As a result of the generosity of the Vernon Building Society, we are now able to hand out disposable nappies, baby   wipes and, when available, jars of baby food to Foodbank clients. In recent months we have been told by Referring Agencies and clients alike as to how expensive these items are, and now thanks to the generosity of the Building Society this project has been launched and supplies of the items will now be regularly available to Foodbank visitors.

 

There are a good variety of films and film clips about the Foodbank on Youtube.  Just go to www.youtube.com and... Read more

Simply have a chat with your local Benefits Office, Housing Office, Job Centre, Advice Centre or CAB and they will be... Read more

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Stockport foodbank 

Stockport’s Foodbank now offers Emergency food parcels to the whole of the Stockport Borough and vouchers can be exchanged at any of the food distribution centres listed below.

Click here to see our coverage area

Our food distribution centres are as follows: 

re:dish, Reddish

Bairstow Centre, Rupert Street, Reddish SK5 6DL, opposite Morrisons

Thursdays 10.30am - 12.30pm 

Saturdays 10.30am - 12.30pm

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Hazel Grove Baptist Church

Station Street, Hazel Grove SK7 4EX, opposite Hazel Grove Railway Station

Bus services: 192, 199, 307, 308, 372, 392, 374, 394

Mondays 12.30pm - 2.30pm (excl Bank Holidays)

Wednesdays 11.00am - 1.00pm

Fridays 11.30am - 2.30pm

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theJunction, Heaton Norris

17 Didsbury Road, Stockport SK4 2BD, near Pets at Home supermarket

Bus services: 23, 23A, 42, 179, 197, 370

Mondays 1pm - 3pm (excl Bank Holidays)

Thursdays 1pm - 3pm

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St Mark's Bredbury

Redhouse Lane, Stockport SK6 1BX

Bus services: 330, 380, 381, 386

Tuesdays 12.30pm - 2.30pm

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HOW DO I GET A FOODBANK VOUCHER?

 

Simply have a chat with your local Benefits Office, Housing Office, Job Centre, Advice Centre or CAB and they will be able to help. If they decide that you are eligible for a 3 day food voucher then just bring it along to us and we will help you further.

For general enquiries please call

0161 487 3370

Monday - Friday, office hours only, closed Bank Holidays

(Press enquiries to 07860 526765, Mon-Fri office hours only)

 or email us on: foodbank@hgbc.org.uk

Click here watch Gavin Redman make some mouthwatering meals from the tins and packets of food, handed out at every Foodbank.

Stockport on film with Kelloggs

Stockport on film with Kelloggs

Stockport Foodbank were recently filmed for Kelloggs, view the film now.

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UK foodbanks

The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 275 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here

Donate food

We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From packets of pasta to tins of tomatoes please give what you can. Could you donate in-date non-perishable food from our shopping list? Please read more and then get in touch with us, thanks

Charitable trusts and business supporters help make what we do possible. Find out who our partners are and how you can become one. Read more