Rochdale Foodbank Volunteer Celebration  Thursday November 9th

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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

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

Rochdale Diversity Awards 2017

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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Cooperative Community Fund & Rochdale Heartbeat Donation


Rochdale Foodbank has received a donation of £3,400 from the Cooperative Community Fund and the Rochdale Heartbeat charity. Members of Rochdale Foodbank: Margaret Wight, Iain Wight, Steve Field and Armin attended the award event. For 6 months 1% of the value of Coop branded food bought by Coop members has been added to create this […]

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Brilliant Belfield !


Thank you so much for the support from Belfield Community School on their fundraising. Our sincere apologies for the image quality – we do hope all the children can recognise themselves ! We thought that we would share with you the associated letter – and the pupils’ signatures… Thank you so much Belfield. On behalf […]

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Hamer Community Primary School – Harvest Collection


Many thanks to all the pupils and staff at Hamer Community Primary School for their wonderful Harvest donation to Rochdale Foodbank. You raised over 250 kg of food – well done ! Below are a couple of photos of the food basket kindly donated to us.

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Shawclough Primary School – Harvest Collection


A big thank you to all at Shawclough Primary School who contributed towards the Harvest donation to Rochdale Foodbank. You raised over 114 kg of food – well done ! Thank you so much.

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Thank you to a wonderful benefactor today !

Many thanks go out from Rochdale Foodbank to our anonymous benefactor today, your gift will be used to help feed the people of our borough. You wanted to remain anonymous and we respect your wish. God Bless you.

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Castleton Primary – Harvest Collection


Well done to Castleton Primary for their Harvest donation this year. You raised over 93 kg of food – well done ! Pictured with some of the food collected is the site manager Clive Maynock. Our sincerest thanks go out to all the children and their families for their generous gifts which are so welcome at a […]

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