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Reflections Over 5 Years

We asked Terry, one of our volunteers at Wesley Church in Chester who has been with us since the very beginning, to reflect on the development and experiences of West Cheshire Foodbank over this time. “Five Years helping at Foodbank! I was taken aback last October to realise that Foodbank in West Cheshire had been […]

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Business Friends of West Cheshire Foodbank

With the ending of the Foodbank’s 3 year start-up support funding we are also now seeking to put the organisation onto a sustainable financial footing, so that we are not only able to collect the food we need, but to pay the organisation and distribution costs. As well as individual “Friends of West Cheshire Foodbank” […]

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New Job Vacancies With WCFB and Citizens Advice

We are recruiting two staff to work together as part of our growing partnership in Ellesmere Port and Neston: Shared office base in central Ellesmere Port.   Community Development Worker with West Cheshire Foodbank Pay: £14,014 for 20 hours/week West Cheshire Foodbank was established in 2012 by church leaders to provide food for those in […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2017

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Useful Money Saving Tips – Pop Up Cooking

At the Eaton Hall Gardens Charity Open Day, the Pop Up Team took the opportunity to raise awareness of how the West Cheshire Foodbank is helping local people eat healthily and make the most of the crisis tins provided.   There was a competition asking people to provide their best money saving tip. We shared […]

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Universal Credit – Grace’s Story

Please tell us why you needed emergency food today and say what caused your crisis: The reason I am in this situation is because my husband has left me. We were on a joint working tax credit claim but when I called to let them know they said I had to apply for Universal Credit. […]

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Friends of West Cheshire Foodbank

With the ending of the Foodbank’s 3 year start-up support funding we are also now seeking to put the organisation onto a sustainable financial footing, so that we are not only able to collect food we need, but to pay the organisation and distribution costs.  We are partly looking to organisations and businesses to help […]

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Eaton Hall Raffle Winners

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‘How was your holiday’?: An update from ‘The Welcome Network’

‘Holiday hunger’ is now an all too familiar phrase; with the absence of the free school meal during the school holidays and increasing financial pressures, more and more families struggle to both entertain, but more importantly, feed their children over the six-week summer holiday period. ‘The Welcome Network’ are very proud of the work they […]

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Combined Harvest Appeal

This Harvest could you support foodbanks with a combined donation of food and funds to help local people in crisis? If you would like to promote our Harvest appeal this year you can use our Harvest Appeal Poster For more information on Foodbank and the Harvest collections, see our Harvest Foodbank Information If you would like to […]

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