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Trustee Vacancies – Manchester Central Foodbank

Manchester Central Foodbank was established 5 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 are provided to […]

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Foodbank Easter 2018 Opening Day/Times

Please note that the foodbank will be closed on the following days due to the upcoming Easter Bank Holidays: Friday 30th March 2018 (Good Friday): CLOSED Monday 2 April 2018 (Easter Monday): CLOSED There will be therefore no foodbank session on Friday 30th March. Our last foodbank session before the bank holiday will be on Wednesday […]

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2017 Christmas Opening Days/Times for Manchester Central Foodbank

Foodbank Sessions  We are open 10am-12noon to collect food parcels on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday morning (strictly on a referral basis) during the Christmas period except on Tuesday 26th December; on that day we will be closed all day for the Boxing Day Bank Holiday. Donations We are open for donations every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday […]

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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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