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Rochdale Foodbank Celebrates 6 Years

Rochdale Foodbank celebrated 6 years of operation at Rochdale Town Hall on Wednesday 14th November joined by Trussell Trust and dignitaries from the borough including the Mayor of Rochdale Mohammed Zaman. We have now been going for 6 years and although we hoped that we would see an end to food poverty, sadly this year […]

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Local Girls Help Out for Duke of Edinburgh Award

Over the school holidays Rochdale Foodbank received generous help from three local schoolgirls taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. This is the testimonial that the girls together wrote:- This year our chosen charity is the Rochdale Foodbank.   We (Ellie, Amy and Becky) are doing our Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award and for our […]

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Mauser UK presentation to the foodbank

Mauser UK presenting Rochdale Foodbank with food and a cheque for £500. Pictured: Andrew Beardmore, Margaret Wight, Andy Smith, Ellie Barham and Iain Wight. A quote from Andy Smith: “I have had so much satisfaction on getting this project off the ground because you do so much good work for the community and a well deserved cause. On […]

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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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