25 Jan 18
St Helens Foodbank was nominated as one of the five charities by Recycling Rewards and was awarded £2000. A huge thank you to all the members of Recycling Rewards who voted for us.
9 Jan 18
A big thank you to all those who supported us with the green token scheme. We have been designated £200 through the scheme.
19 Oct 17
As of the 12th October 2017, the foodbank at St Helens Baptish Church in Hall Street is now up and running again on Thursdays at 11am-2pm and Saturday mornings at 10am-1pm.
10 Oct 17
St Helens Foodbank have been entered into the ASDA Green Token Scheme, so please don’t forget to pop your tokens into the Foodbank slot when you visit ASDA. Many thanks for your support.
27 Jul 17
A huge thank you to all the staff, volunteers and shoppers at Tesco who supported our Foodbank collection last weekend. We collected 1.395 tonnes of food, which will really help to replenish our food stocks this summer.
20 Apr 17
Are you having problems paying your bills? Have you taken out pay day loans? Are bailiffs contacting you regarding unpaid Council Tax and fines? Have your benefits been sanctioned and are you finding it difficult to manage your finances? Then St Helens Citizens Advice, St Helens Foodbank and The Hope Centre may be able to […]
12 Jan 17
A big thank you to Michael Parr (aka Ross from Emmerdale) and his friend Will Nesbit for coming and helping out at our food bank at the Hope Centre over the Christmas period. They worked really hard and we are very thankful for their time. A thank you also to the Saints for their kind […]
23 Dec 15
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.
8 Dec 15
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 […]
1 Dec 15
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 […]