News and Events

St Mary’s, St Patrick’s Church and St Mary’s RC Primary School,
Harvest Foodbank Collection
Saturday 2nd October
10—12 noon
St Mary’s Church Carpark
Featherstall Road
Littleborough

Rushbearing Visitor Tour – Fundraising

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. (L-R) Rhona, Megan and Margaret Wight. 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 – Food Donation

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 – Fundraising

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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KYP Donation – Fundraising

Rochdale Foodbank sends a warm thank-you to the Kashmir Youth Project for their donation. A large copy of the cheque is proudly hung in our foodbank. The actual total deposited amounted to £401.75 Thank you to everyone who contributed to a wonderful evening.

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Cooperative Community Fund & Rochdale Heartbeat Donation – Fundraising

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 ! – Fundraising

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 Donation

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 Donation

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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A wonderful benefactor ! – Fundraising

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 Donation

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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