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West Cheshire Foodbank

· by jonathangilliatt | Oct. 10, 2022, 5:36 p.m.

If you were able to attend any of the Harvest Festival services last Sunday, you will have heard  Janette’s story and  of the desperate need for extra supplies for the Foodbank. The demand is now outweighing what is required to meet the needs in these times of financial hardship, which are affecting so many in our locality.

Demand since March 2022 has increased by 35%, the number of emergency food parcels distributed was over 6,000 which fed over 13,000 people of which 4,680 are children.  It was wonderful to deliver the very generous donations from the Harvest Festival which totalled 162Kgs, a very hefty increase on the amount that is normally donated. On top of that, there was an extremely generous donation made by Mark Evans from the profits of the Italian dinner which he held on 24th September plus further cash donations of £60.

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