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Our foodbank relies on your goodwill and support even more in these troubling times

 

UPDATE 27 MARCH 2020 9.30am

If you’re thinking of donating food to us you can bring it straight to our warehouse or drop it off at one of our public collection points listed below. …MANY OF OUR COLLECTION POINTS ARE NOW CLOSED OR CLOSING AS A RESULT OF THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC…We will try to keep this page updated with drop off centres we know are still operating.

Our shopping list on the right shows the food items that we need right now.

  • Most large supermarkets – opening hours vary
  • Blacon Surgery on Western Ave,
  • Matthew Henry Church centre,
  • Trinity Methodist  Church Ellesmere Port, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
  • Holy Trinity Church Blacon Mon and Thursday 11am and 12 noon
  • further outlets to be updated regularly – please tell us if you are collecting and we will update this site

Sue’s story – an update

“Since last sharing my story, I am now accessing food bank through the Extended Voucher Scheme. I am now awaiting appointment for operation & unable to work at all. I have been issued with a further sick note for 2 months & will need a further 2 months to recover after the operation. I am not receiving benefits, just statutory sick pay until 15th November- benefits due to start on 18th November – still won’t be amount I was receiving whilst in work. Getting food from food bank makes a big difference. I would not be able to eat properly without food bank as I would want my Mum and daughter to eat before me.”

Thank you to Sue for sharing her experiences with us.

 

We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. Occasionally we send food to other nearby foodbanks to support their work particularly if they experience shortages. This ensures your donations go to help people wherever in the UK they are.

If you host a public collection box and you’ve been missed off this list, please email info@westcheshire.foodbank.org.uk and let us know. We’d be delighted to add you.

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