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Christmas – The time for giving

As you start to think about your Christmas shopping this year, please spare a thought for those less fortunate. This Christmas local families will go hungry because they cannot afford food. Our reverse advent calendar is a great way to give something to help others over the festive season by putting together a Christmas box. For […]

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Charity calls for direct DWP hotline

NEWS!! Charity calls for direct DWP hotline as new figures show 750 emergency food parcels given to local people by Morecambe Bay Foodbank in six months! 750 three-day emergency food supplies given to local people in crisis by Morecambe Bay Foodbank in first half of the year – over 380 went to children. Latest statistics published […]

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Let’s All Get Behind Daniel!

One of our amazing volunteers, Daniel Smith, who has been with us since we started back in 2012, has set off on a two week cycle ride covering over 200 miles and visiting food banks along the way to work, to research and to raise awareness as well as to raise some funds. However, Daniel is […]

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Christmas In A Box

Recommended items to include in your christmas box

This Christmas, local families will go hungry because they can’t afford food. You can help them by putting together a Christmas food box or donating individual items   What should you include?  You could include any of the following: Biscuits | Tinned Ham | Tinned Potatoes | Fruit Juice | Tinned Veg | Stuffing | Gravy Instant Mash | Custard | Crisps | Tuna | Cheese […]

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A big “Thank You” (video)

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The Trussell Trust scoops top award at the Charity Awards 2016

The Trussell Trust is delighted to announce that it has taken the Overall Award at this year’s Charity Awards, the longest-running and most prestigious awards scheme in the charity sector. As well as winning the top prize in the Social Care and Welfare category, The Trussell Trust was chosen as the Overall Winner at this […]

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Volunteers needed for Summer 2016 Tesco Neighbourhood Food Collection

Helping the hidden hungry in Morecambe is what we’re all about! That’s why we’re preparing this summer to take part in the national “Tesco Neighbourhood Food Collection” event and we’re looking for your help! From 2nd -3rd July 2016 we’ll be collecting food donations at Carnforth Tesco and believe us when we say #EveryCanHelps. Last year we gave […]

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New foodbank van gets donations rolling in

On June 10th last year we took delivery of our brand new Foodbank van, which we have bought from the Citroen dealership at Vantage, Morecambe. The new vehicle will be of vital importance to the Foodbank’s work collecting donations from our permanent collection points at Tesco (Carnforth) and Asda and Sainsbury’s (Lancaster). It will also […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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