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Trustee Vacancies for the Manchester Central Foodbank

Trustee The Manchester Central Foodbank was established 3 years ago by the Manchester Universities’ Catholic Chaplaincy and students from the University of Manchester. It is now one of the busiest foodbanks in Manchester serving over 1,700 food parcels each year to local people in crisis. The foodbank works on a referral basis through which, vouchers […]

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Holiday opening hours

Please note that we will be closed on Tuesday 27th December due to the Christmas bank holiday. All other foodbank sessions will continue to run as normal. Additionally, throughout the holiday period we are able to accept donations from 10AM – 1PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Happy Holidays from Manchester Central Foodbank!

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Important Changes to Foodbank Opening Days

Please note that as of 01 December 2016 our foodbank sessions will no longer operate out of Command Prayer Centre Ministries International (Plymouth Grove, Longsight) on Mondays and Thursdays. Our foodbank sessions will instead operate on a 3 day a week basis each Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday morning at the Manchester Universities’ Catholic Chaplaincy (Avila House, Oxford […]

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Manchester Central Foodbank Holds Successful Welcome Week Food Drive at Sainsbury’s

This past week Manchester Central Foodbank held a very successful food drive at Sainsbury’s Oxford Road during Welcome Week at the local universities.  During the 3 day food collection, people generously donated 100.4kg of food and £155.50, a fantastic amount! That’s enough to provide around 240 meals to individuals in crisis relying on our service.   […]

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Latham & Watkins LLP Donates £2,500 After Winning Inter-Office Walking Competition

Manchester Central Foodbank has graciously accepted a £2,500 donation this week from Lathan & Watkins LLP’s Manchester Office.  The donation was generously donated after the Manchester office won their inter-office walking competition giving them an opportunity to nominate a local hunger charity of their choice.  Thanks for your hard work and for nominating us!

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Squire Patton Boggs Donates £1,000

Manchester Central Foodbank accepted a generous donation of £1,000 from Squire Patton Boggs Manchester office this week as part of the company’s Richard Burns Charitable Trust Donation.  Thank you to Squire Patton Boggs for your generous support to help local people in need!

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Manchester Central Foodbank Says Goodbye to Assistant Project Manager

Manchester Central Foodbank would like to say goodbye to Cecilia Kern as she finishes her time as Assistant Project Manager and moves back to the United States. During her time at the foodbank Cecilia has done an excellent job fundraising and connecting with local organizations to help people in need. Thank you for all your hard […]

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2nd Manchester Piccadilly Train Station Collection is Another Success

Our 2nd Piccadilly Train Station was a huge success raising a total of £1,129! Thanks to all our volunteers who helped on the day, in particular the team from Network Rail who took time out of their workday to help us collect! Our two collections at Piccadilly Station have raised an total of £2,568!

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Tesco Summer Neighborhood Food Collection is a Big Success

This year’s Summer Food Drive, in conjunction with Tesco brought in a combined total of 1,661 kg of donated food along with £770 in donations. Thank you Gorton and Stretford Tesco Extra stores for your valued partnership, and another big shout out to our wonderful team of volunteers.

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Manchester Central Foodbank partners with Bridgfords

The Manchester Central Foodbank is happy to announce that it has partnered with local letting agents Bridgfords, to set up a local food donation point for their staff and other local businesses!

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