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Welcome Network Conference 2019

The Welcome Network recently held a conference; ‘More Than Just Food’ at Wesley Church in Chester which saw stakeholders and people from many different agencies coming together from across the area with a shared interest at a joined up holistic approach to tackling poverty. The conference heard about  the Welcome Network’s contribution to this area from […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2019

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Harvest Appeal 2019

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No Deal Brexit – Statement from West Cheshire Foodbank Trustees

The risk of food poverty in a Brexit no-deal scenario A statement from the trustees 10th September 2019 West Cheshire Foodbank helps people experiencing crisis food poverty caused by social and economic policies. However, we are a campaigning, as well as a helping, organisation. We are part of a movement of people committed to a […]

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Chester Business Club Charity Walk

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New End of Year Statistics

There has been a 22 per cent increase in the number of emergency food parcels given to local people in the last year. West Cheshire Foodbank, which distributes food parcels to individuals and families throughout Chester and Ellesmere Port, has given out 9651 food parcels in the past 12 months The three day emergency food […]

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Future of Foodbank Event

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End Hunger UK Petition

We are supporting the EndHunger UK national petition, designed to send a powerful message to the Prime Minister – it’s time to fix Universal Credit.   We will be sending out paper copies of the petition to foodbank sessions this week – please can you make them available to people to sign. As a matter of urgency, […]

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WE WENT TO LONDON TO SEE THE QUEEN – Diane Jenkins

Colin and Diane Jenkins at Buckingham Palace It all started in February this year with a letter from David Briggs, the    Lord-Lieutenant for Cheshire advising us that Colin had been nominated to   attend the Queen’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.  The Garden  Parties, of which there are three a year are held in  recognition of […]

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Reaching into Research, Campaigning for Change – Holly White

We want to see an end to food poverty and therefore the need for Foodbanks in West Cheshire and beyond. It is widely agreed that research, advocacy and campaigning can be mechanisms for change. Whilst our purpose is to provide food for those in need, concurrently we have to be actively pursuing an end of […]

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