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Call for urgent cut to six-week Universal Credit wait as foodbank demand soars across the UK Foodbank demand soars across the UK  

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Wirral Foodbank press release November 2017

New figures show 4,531 three-day emergency food supplies given to local people by Wirral Foodbank in six monthsNov 17

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Harvest Appeal 2017

We received 7 tons of food.  Thank you to all churches and schools who donated so generously.

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A Harvest by Rap Year 5, Woodchurch C.E Primary

Take time to read the Harvest Rap, written by Year 5 of Woodchurch C.E Primary and performed at their Harvest Service on Thursday 12th October.  Thank you to all at Woodchurch C.E Primary.   harvest festival rap

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Yorkshire Building Society, Liscard, collecting food for Wirral Foodbank

We are delighted that Yorkshire Building Society, Liscard, has offered to become a collection point.  Collection boxes are located inside the branch for you to deposit non-perishable food items.  Thank you to Yorkshire Building Society for your support.

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Dr Rachel Loopstra, of Kings College London, presented the findings of a research project on the profile of people receiving emergency food assistance from Foodbanks

In December 2016, Wirral Foodbank took part in an Oxford University research project on the profile of people receiving emergency food assistance from The Trussell Trust Foodbank Network in Britain.  Dr Rachel Loopstra visited Wirral to present her findings.  A copy of the presentation is attached below.  Also attached is a link to a previous […]

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Universal Credit, what will this mean to the people of Wirral?

Stop Press – a new benefit system, Universal Credit, is being introduced in Wirral on November 15 2017.  Trussell Trust has reported a 17% increase in Foodbank usage in other parts of the country where Universal Credit has been introduced.  Your continued support will help us meet the possible increase in demand on Wirral Foodbank. A […]

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Wirral Foodbank – Latest Newsletter

News-Feed Issue 4 (005).pdfissued

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List of locations providing free meal and fun activities for children during summer holidays.

SCHOOL SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2017

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Wirral Foodbank plays key role in pioneering research that confirms destitution & vulnerability of people referred to foodbanks

Wirral Foodbank plays key role in pioneering research that confirms destitution & vulnerability of people referred to foodbanks Wirral Foodbank and their team of dedicated volunteers in Wirral are not only doing vital work to provide emergency food and support to local people who would otherwise face hunger – the Foodbank volunteers are now also […]

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