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Citizens Advice at Foodbank Sessions from 2nd December

We will be starting a new advice and support service for foodbank clients, starting from Friday 2nd December. At each of our Wednesday and Friday opening sessions an advisor from Citizens Advice will be based in our foodbank and available to discuss and provide advice on a range of issues such as benefit claims and […]

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We have a new Volunteer Trustee!

We are delighted to welcome Dorothy Sherratt who is joining us as a Volunteer Trustee and taking over the role of Volunteer Coordinator from Barbara Hill who has been fulfilling the role for 8 years. Dorothy has recently retired from a busy role at the Donna Louise Hospice and is no stranger to the challenges […]

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New “BankTheFood” App could be a massive help to Foodbanks and their supporters!

Sometimes a Foodbank can find itself swamped with some items but lacking in others essential to providing a balanced diet for a family. Hopefully that is all about to change! BanktheFood is an innovative free app that has been designed to  help Foodbanks get what they need when they need it. It links Foodbanks to […]

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A big thank you to Six Towns Rotary Club

A big THANK YOU to Six Towns Rotary Club for their generous donation of 47.45kg last week – you are our heroes!

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Our AGM will be held on 19th April 2022

After two years of not being able to hold our AGM we are delighted to announce that we will be holding our 2022 meeting at 7.30pm on 19th April at Cheadle Methodist Church. Anyone who supports or is interested in the work of the foodbank is invited to attend. It will be an opportunity to […]

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January goes out like a lion.

January went out like a lion at the Foodbank. We had a very busy finish last week after a relatively steady start to the month. Overall in January we have provided 28 food parcels, 12 of these in the last week. Thanks to your generosity we have been able to help 36 adults & 18 […]

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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Cheadle Foodbank will not open on Friday 24th and Friday 31st December. Instead clients who visit foodbank on either Wednesday 22nd or Wednesday 29th December will automatically receive a 7 day parcel. We will contact all our referral agencies to make them aware.

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Over 50 Tonnes of Food Distributed

This week we passed a milestone, 50,000kgs of food distributed since the start of our Foodbank in 2014. This means that across Cheadle and surrounding districts we have provided in the region of 1,550 food parcels to feed 2,192 adults and 1,482 children. Some astonishing numbers and not something to celebrate but it does highlight […]

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When the going got tough our Volunteers Kept Us Going!

Today marks the anniversary of the first lockdown and we owe a huge THANK YOU to our project manager, the committee members and the volunteers who have kept the Foodbank open. A year ago the situation was extremely uncertain. What measures would be necessary to keep clients & volunteers Covid safe? We knew demand for […]

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What a year and what fantastic support!

A year this week since the lockdowns began and what a year it has been! Foodbanks across the country have been busier than ever before and we have been no exception. BUT we would not have been able give help to those in need without the tremendous support of our donors.  This week we are […]

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