Foodbank

Thank You Morrisons Whitefield – Apr 2020

It is in times of challenge that you often discover new friends, and those around you, who are willing to join in and help you meet your pressing needs. For us, Rochelle, the Community Champion at Morrisons in Whitefield, is one of these people. In the early stages of the Covid lockdown Rochelle reached out …

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Foodbank Update – 24 March 2020

For the moment the Foodbank is still staying open however there are new requirements in place to make the process safer and quicker. Due to the ongoing demand for support from the foodbank because of the Covid19 health situation we have been required to change the way that the foodbank works, and to put in …

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Donations needed for Foodbank

Food Donation Needs – 20 March 2020 To help people wanting to donate food supplies to the Foodbank these are our current food needs to help us keep stocked: UHT Milk Juice Cereal or porridge Rice and noodles Tinned potatoes Tinned veg Tinned Soup Tinned tomatoes Tinned meats or fish Tinned fruit Custard or rice …

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Middleton in action together – collection point

Hi all we are creating a food and provision bank for items that will be distributed into our local community at the scout hut behind St Michael’s church off Townley street. We shall be open every night all next week from 6pm until 7pm. We need absolutely anything you can spare. From UHT milk,toiletries any …

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Foodbank demand reaches all-time high

Demand for our foodbank reached an all-time high today, and it was a significant increase on the levels of support we typically provide at this time of year, twice last weeks attendance. We were concerned at one point that we were seeing a ‘run’ on the foodbank along similar lines to what we have all …

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Chris’s 4 Marathon Fundraising 2020

<img class=”wp-image-1475215 ” src=”http://www.lighthouseproject.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Chris-Furlong-Andy-Burnham-Carl-Roach-Lighthouse-March-2018-400×221.jpg” alt=”” width=”320″ height=”177″ /> Chris with friend Andy Burnam and Carl Roach before his 3 Marathons fundraiser 2018 Long standing supporter, and former Middleton Councillor, Chris Furlong has set his sights on raising funds for Middleton Central and Heywood foodbanks this summer. In the recent past Chris ran three marathons in …

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Chris Furlong runs-for-funds fundraising challenge

Middleton councillor Chris Furlong is running 3 marathons in 3 countries for 3 local charities in just 3 months – outstanding. Chris  brought the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, down to the Lighthouse Project and Middleton Central foodbank early in March, to show him around, to tell him about our work and to build …

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Foodbank is making a difference

In the first year of running Middleton Central Foodbank on behalf of local churches we have received a total of 16.75 tonnes of food donations (about 20 mini-metro’s) from the general public and a variety of local organisations, groups and businesses. In the same period we have given out 12.7 tonnes of food in emergency …

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There is more to a foodbank than just food

News from the network – There is more to a foodbank than just food. ‘There is more than just a food parcel being given here, it’s the compassion and understanding. Someone fighting your corner.’ These are the words of a Salisbury mum who gave powerful evidence on facing hunger to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on their …

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