All Saints Rangers were asked to sort the food donated to Widnes Foodbank during the recent Tesco Foodbank collection on Saturday 1st Dec.

Over 1.7 tonnes of food was collected, and manually sorted, over the weekend. This was ahead of the lof the first Widnes distribution centre going live on Friday 7th December 2012.

The 25 churches in Widnes are working together to make Widnes foodbank a reality, the opening of the first foodbank centre at The Foundry, is a culmination of the hard work and determination of all the widnes volunteers.

Widnes Foodbank is one of over 200 foodbanks in the Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network which aims to feed local people in crisis by providing those in need with an emergency food pack. These food packs can provide clients with upto 3 days (10 meals) worth of nutrionally-balanced food.

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