News

Morecambe Bay Foodbank supplied over 20,000 emergency five day food supplies during lockdown

Morecambe Bay Foodbank today releases a report showing that over the first eight months of 2020, they provided emergency food over 20,000 times to people in the District. When the pandemic hit, the Foodbank went into partnership with Lancaster City Council and moved into Salt Ayre Leisure Centre. They increased the size of their food […]

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Job Advert: Assistant Manager – Finance

MORECAMBE BAY FOOD BANK wish to appoint an  ASSISTANT MANAGER – FINANCE   Responsible for Bookkeeping, Donor Management and Grant applications. This will involve the recording and acknowledgement of all financial transactions, day to day banking and applying for grants.  30  Hours per week – 9.00 am to 3.00 pm – or as agreed with the […]

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Coronavirus Information

Annette Smith and Joanna Young at Morecambe Bay Foodbank

We will continue to supply people with food parcels during the Coronavirus outbreak but we are having to change the way that we work to protect our volunteers and our staff. If you need a food voucher, for now you can contact Citizen’s Advice on 01524 400 404 and they can refer you to foodbank. […]

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Chair’s Annual Report 2019

Our AGM will be taking place on Wednesday 12th February 2020 at which we will present the Chair’s Annual Report for 2019, and our latest accounts. You can read the Chair’s Report – Morecambe Bay Foodbank 2019 by clicking on the link.    

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2019

Our reverse advent calendar 2019 is here! You can download it from this link: Reverse Advent Calendar 19 The idea of a reverse advent calendar is when you put something in to a box each day instead of taking something out of a calendar! There is a different thing each day, and the full box makes […]

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Statistics, Autumn 2019

We produce all sorts of facts and figures about our Foodbank. This is partly because we are part of the Trussell Trust and they use our data and collate it with data nationally, and partly so that we can see how our use is changing over time, and appeal for food when we can see […]

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Holiday Hunger Campaign 2019

This month we launch our Holiday Hunger campaign for summer 2019. We know that in the school holidays families need our help more than usual. That’s because school holidays bring their own financial pressures such as extra cooking, entertaining children and childcare expenses. This means that some families need to use our Foodbank so we […]

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Chair’s Report and Statistics for 2018

At our recent AGM and annual celebration day we took time to thank the many people who help make the Foodbank possible. Our manager Annette gave a fantastic presentation, showing all the work that we have done and highlighting the increasing numbers of people that we have fed over the year. You can find below […]

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MPs come to visit – our manager’s thoughts

Annette Smith and Joanna Young at Morecambe Bay Foodbank

Last week two MPs, Heidi Allen and Frank Field came to our Foodbank to meet with over 60 people all of whom are either working to help people experiencing poverty or who have been experiencing tough times and wanted to share their stories. Here’s her powerful article about that day.   In The Room My […]

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Our brilliant manager wins a national award!

Annette Smith is winner of the Guardian Public Servant of the Year award 2018

Morecambe Bay Foodbank Founder wins Public Servant of the Year Award Founder and manager of Morecambe Bay Foodbank, Annette Smith, has been awarded the prestigious Guardian Public Servant of the Year Award 2018, for outstanding public service and making a real difference to people’s lives. Annette was shortlisted alongside four other nominees for this year’s award for her […]

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