News and Events

Coop Community – Fundraising

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 – 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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