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Update on our opening times

Please note that our Saturday session at Holy Innocents Church is still closed while we do some remodelling and reorganisation.  All our other sessions are open as usual. St Cuthbert’s (Tues 12-2pm) Platt Library (Weds 5-6.15pm), Union Chapel (Fridays 12-2pm) Watch this space for updates.

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Food we need this week please!

We have been extremely busy this week and we are running out of UHT milk and breakfast cereals.  So many families are experiencing holiday hunger.  Please donate at Sainsbury’s in Fallowfield and Withington, at the Co-op in Withington or at your church.  Or contact us for a pick-up if you have a workplace collection.  Thank […]

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SUMMER OPENING TIMES

SUMMER OPENING TIMES Our Holy Innocents Church centre will be closed for the summer.  Our last open session at Holy Innocents will be on Saturday July 6th 2019. St Cuthbert’s (Tues 12-2pm) Platt Library (Weds 5-6.15pm), Union Chapel (Fridays 12-2pm) all open as usual throughout the summer.

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Food we need right now.

We are currently short of: Breakfast cereals Fruit Juice Tinned fruit UHT milk Tinned tomatoes Thank you!

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Easter 2019 Opening times

Holy Innocents’ Foodbank sessions will be CLOSED on Saturday 13th April and Saturday 20th April 2019.  Union Chapel Foodbank Session will be CLOSED on Good Friday, 19th April 2019 All other sessions will be open as usual.

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New phone number 07411 077654

We have a new phone number for the Fallowfield and Withington Foodbank. 07411 077654 Leave us a message and we will pass your query on and get back to you as soon as we can.

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Holy Innocents opening times

The Foodbank at Holy Innocents Church will be closed until Saturday 23rd February 2019.

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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