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What – No Bags !?

Last week Rochdale Foodbank ran out of plastic bags completely. The Coop at Milnrow and Marks & Spencer gave us a bundle and then Tesco turned up with 3000 ! Between them all they saved the day ! Pictured with Iain Wight is Angie from Tesco with 3 students from Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School […]

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Rochdale – You Have Done Us Proud

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Ravilo Capital Donation

A big thank you to Ravilo Capital who donated food and a very generous gift of £1,000 to help Rochdale Foodbank over the Christmas period. Kind regards for your thoughts. Rochdale foodbank

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A Thank You Letter to Hamer Community Primary School

18 December 2017 Mr Simon Moore Headteacher Hamer Community Primary School Albert Royds Street Rochdale OL16 2SU Dear Mr Moore   On behalf of Rochdale Foodbank, please pass on our thanks to parents, children and staff for their generous ongoing support. The food donated from your Care Week (a fantastic 307.05 kg) is a very […]

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Coop Community Fund Donation

We’ve had great support from the Coop this year – from the Community Fund and with Collection Boxes in Cutgate, Littleborough and Milnrow Coops and surplus fresh food from Milnrow. Photos were taken at Cutgate Coop with Iain Wight and Neil Williams receiving the donation from the fund. A big thank you to all from […]

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Falinge Park High School – Harvest Donation

Many thanks to all the young people and families who contributed to the harvest food challenge that was organised by students from the Archbishop of York Young Leaders group in school.  These students created an assembly, presented their ideas to all students and promoted the foodbank challenge amongst their peers and in their community groups. […]

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Rochdale Foodbank Volunteer Celebration  Thursday November 9th

Rochdale Town Hall was the venue for the volunteers of Rochdale Foodbank to gather and enjoy a wonderful  Afternoon Tea,  with live musical accompaniment from Jack and Izzy (RNCM)  and to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the foodbank. It is the way we say thank you to the volunteers for another year of hard work, […]

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Rushbearing Visitor Tour

(L-R) Rhona, Megan and Margaret Wight. Rhona and Margaret welcomed Megan to Rochdale Foodbank today and gave her a tour – introducing Megan to volunteers and explaining how we help the people of Rochdale. Megan helped to push the rushcart at Littleborough Festival recently to collect money for our foodbank. She attends Crossgates School – […]

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Littleborough Rushbearing

Rushbearing officially dates back to the 10th Century AD and Pope Gregory: who stated that rushes should be taken to the church to be laid on the floor, to provide warmth. The Littleborough Rushbearing festival collected food for Rochdale Foodbank all weekend. Our sincerest thanks to all concerned with the event. Many thanks from Rochdale Foodbank […]

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KYP Diversity Awards Donation

Sincere thanks to Kasmir Youth Project from Rochdale Foodbank for their donation of £401.75 following the fantastic evening in the town hall celebrating the contributions of so many involved in the Rochdale Diversity Awards 2017. Zulf Ahmed, CEO of the Kashmir Youth Project, said: “Diversity emanates from this Great Hall in front of me and […]

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