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Reverse Advent 2019 – please help to spread some Christmas cheer

For the vast majority, Advent is a time of opening windows on a calendar and watching the children’s (and adults) faces as they devour the piece of chocolate! However, rather than Advent being a season of ‘taking’, can we turn it around to be a season of ‘giving’? Rather than ‘taking a piece of chocolate’ […]

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State of Hunger: Landmark research project into hunger and food bank use in the UK

A new report commissioned by the Trussell Trust, an organisation that supports a network of food banks across the UK, and conducted by Heriot-Watt University, reveals the key elements as to why people are experiencing hunger and poverty. The three-year research project saw more than 1,000 people who have used food banks surveyed as well as 36 […]

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Thank you for all your donations

In the last few weeks many people have responded to our requests for some ‘top up’ donations so that we can meet the increasing needs of people within Stockport.  Thank you to everyone who has donated and if you can share the message around that we’d love to receive more donations please, then that would […]

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Massive thanks and respect to people of Disley

In the midst of coping with their own difficulties brought about by the recent floods, the people of Disley and the surrounding area showed the true spirit of “caring for your neighbour” with a brilliant Foodbank collection that was delivered to us the other day. Your generosity and care for others is a real credit […]

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New opening hours on Wednesday

Please note that the Hazel Grove centre is adjusting its Wednesday opening times to 10.30-12.30, thanks.

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Thanks to the Vernon Building Society

Thanks to all the volunteers from the Vernon Building Society who have been helping us over the last couple of weeks – it’s been great having your help.  Thanks one and all.

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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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