News

More than 1 million now fed nationally…

Data released today by the Trussell Trust reveal that in 2014-2015 more than 1 million people were fed. You can read about our local figures at 2014-2015 SLFB STATS

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Van-tastic support from the Mayor’s Hope Fund!

South, Central and North Liverpool foodbanks received some very welcome support from the Mayor’s Hope Fund, in the form of a grant to help us with our food deliveries to foodbank centres. By sharing the expenses of a van we can organise our food consignments much more efficiently.

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An independent charity

South Liverpool foodbank has been hosted by Bridge Chapel Centre since we started in 2009, always with the goal of standing alone one day. We are delighted to say that we have fledged from Bridge’s nest now and are taking wing as an independent charity (number 1156466)! Day-to-day nothing will change – we are still based […]

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208 Field Hospital – thank you!

Our centre at St. Mark’s Church in Childwall Valley was blessed with a large donation of food from 208 Field Hospital (Army Reserve) yesterday, just as stocks of some items were running low. Thanks to everyone for donating!

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Hope by name, hope for many…

A huge thanks to all the staff and students at Liverpool Hope University, who supplied us with 10 huge crates of donated food and a big cheque as part of their Christmas goodwill mission to the community. We’re so grateful to staff in Human Resources for organising this (thanks in particular to AL!) and to […]

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Dovecot Distribution Centre opens 9th January

We are opening our 5th food distribution centre this week, serving the community of Dovecot with the help of volunteers from Dovecot Evangelical Church on East Prescot Road. The centre will be open on Thursdays from 1pm to 3pm.

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New Centres open now

Two new food distribution points for the South Liverpool Foodbank opened in April, supported by funds from the Mayor’s Foodbank Funding Pledge. They are within St. Mark’s Church in Childwall Valley, and Netherley Youth & Community Initiative. Opening times are listed on our home page.  

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St. Julie’s High School visits for BBC School Report

Students and staff at St. Julie’s Catholic High School in Woolton collected food for us in March, as part of their BBC School Report 2013. Representatives from Year 9 brought the food to us in Garston, and enthusiastically helped label and sort it, as well as interviewing regular volunteers about the issues involved. Later they […]

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ASDA Garston – small but powerful

Its a relatively small store – but its customers and staff have huge hearts for the community. Spearheaded by Community Champion William, in just a couple of weeks almost £150 worth of food donations were collected. Thank you for this support – it really makes a difference.

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Harmony for the community

A wonderful evening of singing and fellowship took place last Saturday 2nd March when the Liverpool Harmonic Gospel Choir, under the direction of Tyndale Thomas MBE, entertained us at Bridge Chapel Centre. South Liverpool Foodbank received a massive £375 from concert proceeds, as well as donations of food on the night. Thank you for participating! […]

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