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Tesco Food Collection 2021

Help support people in crisis within your community this summer by joining us for the UK’s biggest food collection. When Covid-19 struck early last year, the food banks in the Trussell Trust network saw an immediate surge in need. Across the UK, food banks were forced to adapt to restrictions overnight, while still delivering emergency […]

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Easter Opening Hours

Please note that our foodbanks at both the Christian Life Centre and Newton Community Centre will be closed on Good Friday. The Mount  at Fingerpost will be open as normal on Easter Monday 12.30 – 2.30pm.

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Foodbank Myths

In the last 12 months Food Banks across the country have noticed a huge increase of users due to the economic impact of Covid 19. However there are people who have been struggling through this pandemic that have felt uneasy about approaching a foodbank for help, they think they do not qualify or that they […]

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Foodbank Updates

As the Country has been in its third national lockdown of this Covid 19 pandemic, our foodbanks have remained open due to the dedication of our amazing team of Volunteers. So far in 2021, our 5 hubs have fulfilled a total of 322 vouchers helping 742 people in need. Thanks to funding we have received […]

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Update For Christmas

Throughout the whole of 2020, we have been blown away by the generosity of the people of St Helens. The donations we have received have ensured that the St. Helens foodbanks can ensure that families in need don’t go hungry. Our front door has never seen an empty moment in 10 months and the donations […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

ST HELENS FOODBANK CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES 2020/2021 Wednesday 23rd December 2020  St John the Baptist Church, Earlestown Open    11.30– 1.30pm Thursday 24th December 2020  St Helens Baptist Church, Hall Street  Open   11 – 2 pm  CHRISTMAS DAY  CLC, Atherton Street (Emergency Food Only) Open     10 – 12 noon BOXING DAY CLC, Atherton Street (Emergency Food […]

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Foodbank Volunteer Invited to Queens Royal Garden Party

Will Nesbit was invited along to Buckingham Palace and the Queens Royal Garden Party as an ambassador for HMRC for the way he has encouraged his work colleagues to donate to the foodbank and for volunteering at St Helens Foodbank. Picture of Will and his lovely wife at the Queens Royal Garden Party.

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A Big Thank You To Local Green Points

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.

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ASDA Green Token Scheme

A big thank you to all those who supported us with the green token scheme. We have been designated £200 through the scheme.

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Changes to Foodbank Provision

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.

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