News

February 2021 update

An enormous shout of thanks to all of our generous donors who really excelled themselves around Christmas.  The volunteers, Trustees and clients of the Foodbank are so grateful. We were able to provide plenty of Christmas goodies on top of our usual food parcels for clients and we distributed a great deal of seasonal treats […]

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Christmas opening times

We are open on Tuesdays and Fridays 12 noon – 2pm at Union Chapel, Wellington Road, M14 6EQ. We will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day (both Fridays) only.

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November December Update

Thank you to all of you who continue to donate food and money to us.  We just can’t tell you how grateful all of our clients and volunteers are! We are now turning our efforts on looking towards Christmas. We had not realised quite how many small charities, church groups, community groups and individuals usually […]

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Update

As we go into the Tier 3 restrictions, we give a massive thank you to all our donors and supporters and to the schools and churches that have made Harvest Festival donations.  So generous and thoughtful. And also to all our long-standing regular donors. The people of Fallowfield, Withington and Rusholme are WONDERFUL! We are  […]

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Foodbank news and update August 2020

We have continued to work out of Union Chapel in Fallowfield on Tuesdays and Fridays.  We have been making up food parcels for delivery for  Manchester City Council’s ‘Manchester Community Response’ initiative and we have also been helping people who can walk up to the Foodbank sessions. We are waiting to see when we can […]

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Coronavirus News June 2020

We are very busy and have fed well over 1000 people this financial year already.  Last year we fed about 2000 people in a whole year. We are concentrating on getting food to anyone who needs it by 2 methods: 1. We are open for walk-up clients who have a voucher or a voucher code […]

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Corona virus update 2/05/20

We are very busy and are concentrating on getting food to anyone who needs it by 2 methods:   1. We are open for walk-up clients who have a voucher or a voucher code at Union Chapel, Wellington Road, Fallowfield on Tuesdays and Fridays 12 noon – 2pm.  If you need a voucher code ring […]

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Update: Wednesday 25th March 2020 onwards

We are now working from just one centre: Union Chapel Hall, Waller Avenue, off 2b Wellington Road, Fallowfield, M14 6EQ. We will now be open at Union Chapel on Tuesdays 12-2pm and Fridays  12 – 2pm We will give clients pre-packed bags of food to cut down on infection.  Sorry, no brews or chat!

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Update for week beginning Sunday 22nd March

Our next session will be at St Cuthbert’s Church Hall, 3 Palatine Road,  M20 3LH on Tuesday 24th March 12- 2pm. After that it will be Union Chapel Hall, Waller Avenue, off 2b Wellington Road, Fallowfield M14 6EQ. on Friday 27th March 12 – 2pm    

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Update for Saturday 21st March

Our next Foodbank session will be on Saturday 21st March at Holy Innocents Church Wilbraham Road.  The Foodbank entrance is round the back, through the car park.

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