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Updated telephone contact details

Please note that from 24 February 2020 we will no longer operate a landline telephone. Or contact telephone number will be 07483 115 349. You can contact us by telephone using this number during office hours only. All of our other contact details remain unchanged.

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Stockport 10 running race raises over £1,200 for Stockport Foodbank

We were delighted to receive a cheque for £780 from Stockport Harriers and Athletics Club representing a percentage of the race proceeds from the 2019 Stockport 10 race. This brings the total raised from the event to a massive £1,253.35 as well as six large boxes of food and toiletries donated by the race goers. Stockport […]

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Brass Band Concert raises over £1,000 for Stockport Foodbank

A fundraising brass band concert organised by the Vernon Building Society raised a massive £1,336 for Stockport Foodbank. The award-winning Vernon Building Society (Poynton) Brass Band delighted the audience with a series of classic tunes and crowd favourites. The two-hour set provided something for everyone and many of the concert goers commented on how the […]

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Thank you for all your donations – we’re full until end of Jan!

Thank you so much to everyone who has donated food to us over the last couple of weeks – it’s been humbling to see the generosity of the local companies and individuals you’ve looked to help those facing ‘tough times’ over this festive period.  Our warehouse is now ‘full’ and if you are still thinking about […]

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Christmas and New Year opening hours

Please note that our centres will be closed Christmas day, Boxing day and New Year’s day.  We will be open all other days over the Christmas period and the times are shown on the back of our red vouchers.

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#Everycanhelps – Tesco collection sees 6.8 tonnes of food donated for those in need in Stockport

Each year Trussell Trust food banks team up with Tesco to organise three days of collecting for food banks across the country. This year we had an army of volunteers in Tesco stores at Handforth Dean and Portwood. Over three days the volunteers worked tirelessly to talk to shoppers about the needs of the foodbank […]

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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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