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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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Piccadilly Train Station Collection Raises Record High Funds

On Friday June 24th a team of dedicated Foodbank volunteers collected a record  £1,409 in donations as they manned Piccadilly train station from 7am to 7pm.   This was the largest amount of money that any foodbank had ever collected at the station. The Manchester Central Foodbank is very grateful for the generosity of Manchester […]

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Manchester Central Foodbank’s 10K Team Raises Over £1,000

On Sunday May 22nd a team of 9 runners participated in the Great Manchester Run to raise over £1,400 for Manchester Central Foodbank.  The foodbank would like to thank everyone involved with the Great Manchester Run last week: the runners, organisers, sponsors, donors, and all those who supported the team and the Foodbank.

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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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