News

New Centre opens at St Philip’s Offerton

We are pleased to announce that St Philip’s in Offerton will now be open each Thursday from 11am to 1pm to meet Foodbank clients.  St Philip’s is located on Half Moon Road (SK2 5LB), just behind Aldi.

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Reverse advent brings in the donations

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to our Reverse Advent campaign – as the donations are now coming in we are staggered by the number of people who have taken up this idea Schools; Churches; Offices as well as many, many homes too.  Thank you to everyone who has donated.

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Massive support from our donors

A massive thanks goes to all those who have donated to Stockport Foodbank in the period leading upto Christmas  – the list of donors would almost fill this page!! Thanks to all who have stood with us this Christmas time by donating food, finance and volunteering time

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A marvellous evening of brass band music

Poynton Brass Band, in conjunction with Vernon Building Society, gave everyone a marvellous evening of music and entertainment – with hundreds of brass band enthusiasts supporting Stockport Foodbank with their attendance. Thanks to everyone who was involved in putting on the concert – it was a great evening and “here’s to the next one!”

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Reverse Advent now launched

For the vast majority, Advent is a time of opening windows on a calendar and watching the children’s faces as they devour the piece of chocolate!  And it’s great to see the excitement build as they get closer to the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day windows.  However, rather than Advent being a season of ‘taking’, […]

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New menu cards sponsored by Mossbank Homes

To help our clients get maximum befit from the food provided to them, we have produced a new set of menu cards for tasty main corses and deserts, which can be produced from the food handed out in the food parcels. We know how helpful these are to those who come to our Foodbank and […]

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New Foodbank opens in Belarus after visit to Stockport

After a visit to Stockport Foodbank where Alena saw a foodbank in operation first hand, she went back to her home town in Belarus and started one there.  We believe this is the first in Belarus.  She set up a trial scheme first, and it was so successful that the new foodbank is now supporting […]

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A full trolley every week from Waitrose

Every week Waitrose in Cheadle Hulme has a trolley full of donations for us to collect – our thanks goes to the store as well as all the donating customers.  Thank you to everyone – you are making a real difference.

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5K runs are over until next year

Our thanks goes to all the organisers, runners, marshals and helpers at the recent series of 5K Foodbank races which brought in a great deal of financial support to the Foodbank as well as a massive food collection – thank you to everyone who took part in any way.  See you all next year.

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Call for donations as charity reveals rise in food for children is behind increased foodbank need during holidays

An increase in demand for emergency food for children drove increased foodbank need during the summer holidays last year, new data published by anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust shows today. Last year the number of supplies given to adults decreased slightly in the summer months, whereas the level of support needed for children was markedly […]

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