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Foodbank AGM – looking back at 2020

Today we celebrated our AGM with a zoom meeting attended by our trustees, volunteers, staff and supporters. We looked back on what we achieved in 2020 and now we look forward to what lies ahead of us in the coming year – a new home for the Foodbank (tbc), closer working partnerships with other organisations […]

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Drop off donation day Saturday 12th December and Saturday 19th December

On Saturday, 12th December and Saturday 19th December we will be hosting a drop off donation day at the Foodbank for anyone who would like to donate to the Foodbank this Christmas. We will be open at The Platform in Morecambe on Central Drive between 9am and 4pm to receive donations. You can either drive […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2020

Our Reverse Advent Calendar for 2020 is here! The idea with a reverse advent calendar is that instead of taking something out of a calendar each day, you put something into a box instead and then deliver it to us in time for Christmas to help with our Christmas food parcels. Each day of the […]

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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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