Trafford South Foodbank

Registered Charity Number 1181504

Total raised
£960.00 + £122.50 Gift Aid = £1082.50
Fundraising
£560.00
+ £87.50 Gift Aid
Donations
£400.00
+ £35.00 Gift Aid

About Trafford South Foodbank

Helping local people in crisis


We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

We started in November 2012 and now operate five centres with one open every day Monday to Friday in Sale Moor, Sale West, Broadheath, Partington and Timperley.

We employ a manager and many volunteers give their time to staff the foodbank centres each week, the warehouse 2 days each week, the supermarket collections and provide administration.

Your donation will help us to be able fill the gaps in our stock when we have shortages of items and to help us with the costs of running the foodbank.


How foodbanks work


Providing emergency food to people in crisis.


Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. A simple box of food makes a big difference, with foodbanks helping prevent crime, housing loss, family breakdown and mental health problems.


Food is donated


Schools, churches, businesses and individuals donate non-perishable, in-date food to a foodbank. Large collections often take place as part of Harvest Festival celebrations and food is also collected at supermarkets.


Food is sorted and stored


Volunteers sort food to check that it’s in date and pack it ready to be given to people in need.


Professionals identify people in need


Foodbanks partner with a wide range of care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers and police to identify people in crisis and issue them with a foodbank voucher.


Clients receive food


Foodbank clients bring their voucher to a foodbank centre where it can be redeemed for three days’ emergency food. Volunteers meet clients over a warm drink or free hot meal and are able to signpost people to agencies able to solve the longer-term problem.

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