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Items needed, particularly at Christmas

December is always a busy time at the foodbank. Winter is just a much harder time for people living in poverty. A lot of people end up making choices between eating and heating their home. At Christmas the foodbank likes to add to food parcels (after consulting mum or dad) a small treat for children […]

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We wish you…….

…… our generous supporters, a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy 2018. Thank you for all you have done for us and our clients during the past twelve months.

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Harvest Collections 2017

contents of single food parcel ready for packing

Many Schools, Churches and other organisations in our area have generously chosen to donate the result of their harvest collections to us in 2017.  The grand total donated was 1640 kgs. Many thanks to everyone for your donations. Some of our volunteers were kindly invited to attend harvest assemblies at several of the local schools […]

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Our St Anne’s Foodbank Has Moved

Fylde Three Colour logo

Due to proposed future development at our previous centre at Church Road Methodist Church, we have now relocated to the Fylde Borough Council Public Offices, 292 Clifton Drive South, St Anne’s FY8 1LH which is opposite Marks and Spencer. Our grateful thanks go to all at Fylde Borough Council who have made us most welcome.

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Trussell Trust Mid-year Statistics 2017

volunteer prepares food parcels from voucher

The Trussell Trust gave out 586907 three-day emergency food supplies to people in crisis the first half of this year, a 13% increase on the same period last year – 208956 of these were for children.

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Our 2017 Annual Report

During the period April 2016 to March 2017 the foodbank has provided three days of food to 1351 adults and 743 children in crisis. There are now 64 agencies registered to issue Fylde Foodbank vouchers, of which 35 have actively issued vouchers during 2016-17.  If you would like a copy of our 2017 Annual Report […]

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CO-OP Members can help the Foodbank

warehouse volunteers chatting about tinned food

If you shop at the Co-op and are a member, each time you present your card with a purchase of selected own brand products 1% of the cost of your purchases is donated to local causes. We are delighted that our local Co-op at Ansdell has announced that Fylde Foodbank has been chosen for the […]

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