On 4 July our Reddish Centre will operate from Re:dish charity shop, Gorton Road, SK5 6AE as our usual home is being used as a polling station for the General Election.

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What’s in a food parcel?

Our foodbank provides three days of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food.

The Trussell Trust has worked with nutritionists to ensure food parcels contains sufficient nutrition for at least three days worth of healthy, balanced meals for individuals and families.

A typical food parcel includes:

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Soup
  • Pasta
  • Pasta sauce
  • Tinned beans
  • Tinned meat
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Potatoes
  • Tinned fruit
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Tea or coffee
  • Milk
  • Orange juice
  • Tinned fish
  • Puddings
  • Sugar
  • Biscuits
  • Snacks and treats (as available)
  • Toiletry items incl soap, shampoo, toothpaste
  • Nappies and baby wipes
  • plus bread, fruit and vegetables as available.

Dietary requirements

Our foodbank can usually adapt your food parcel to meet your dietary needs, for example, gluten free, halal or vegetarian. When you arrive at the foodbank centre, a volunteer will chat to you about an special dietary requirements you may have.

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