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Seven year old targets 100 miles in February to raise money for Stockport foodbank

Throughout the pandemic we have been overwhelmed by the different ways people have supported us. From donating produce and financial donations to hosting virtual quiz nights and taking part in virtual running events to raise funds, people have really got into the community spirit to help those who are struggling in our town. Our junior […]

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Christmas and New Year opening hours

Please note our centres and our telephone line will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Monday 28th December and Friday 1st January. Opening Times Monday 21 December – open at Hazel Grove and Norris Bank Tuesday 22 December – open at Bredbury and Cheadle Heath Wednesday 23 December – open at Hazel Grove Thursday […]

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Reverse Advent up and running for Christmas 2020

Reverse Advent Could we ask you to look at Advent differently? During this time children (and adults!) enjoy taking a treat from their calendar – but perhaps this year we can ask you, your family, office colleagues, Church members or neighbours to put something back into our community to help those in need? Could you […]

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Evie’s 100k walk to support Stockport Foodbank

We have been overwhelmed by people’s efforts to support Stockport foodbank in these last few months and love hearing about the different ways people are supporting us. We were delighted to hear about 10 year old Evie who lives in Edgeley. A pupil at Alexandra Park Primary School, Evie has always been sporty playing football […]

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Biomedicine student uses free time to support Stockport Foodbank

When Alekhya Pureti found out the first term of her biomedicine degree was moving online she decided to stay at home to study rather than travelling to university in Cardiff and use her free time to help others. The final year student who lives in Cheadle has been organising weekly collections for Stockport Foodbank and […]

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Shop and drop at Tesco

From Thursday 20 to Saturday 22 August, local Tesco stores will be encouraging their customers to consider a donation to Stockport Foodbank whilst shopping at their stores.  Around the Tesco Extra stores at Handforth Dean and Portwood will be leaflets and ‘encouragements’ to buy certain items which can then be deposited in the Foodbank collection […]

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Local business to donate profits to support Stockport Foodbank

A kind-hearted, Stockport businessman has made a generous commitment to donate 10% of his profits to Stockport Foodbank. Charles Gorry who operates Charles Peter Construction Limited has been actively involved in a community group in the Heatons area of Stockport who have been supporting residents through the Covid 19 pandemic and organising regular produce collections […]

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Community spirit shines through in the Heatons

We continue to be overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity shown to us by individuals, community groups, businesses and other organisations. It is impossible to highlight every act of kindness, but we are trying our best to acknowledge every donation and share heart-warming stories of community spirit. Last week we caught up with Louise Ball […]

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Elliott’s first birthday fundraiser for Stockport Foodbank

Elliott Winter-Lamon’s first birthday celebrations were set to be a big family affair, with relatives from across the country and beyond getting together to celebrate the milestone with some meeting Elliott for the first time. Sadly Covid 19 got in the way and the party plans had to be shelved. Mum, Ali explains “We were […]

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Updated telephone contact details

If you are a referral agency with a referral or if you have previously been helped by food bank and need our help again, please call us on our existing phone number 07483 115349. This phone line will be manned Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm. For general enquiries including how to support us, opening […]

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