“We’re a local charity helping local people with the support of the local community.”

Food poverty is a real problem in our community.

Some local people don’t have enough to eat. Often, they have to make hard choices; keep warm or feed themselves. There’s not enough money for both. 

 

 

I was astonished to find a foodbank operating less than a mile from my house. I dropped in to find out more about the charity and started making some regular donations myself. When I met Linzie, and saw her passion, I decided to get more involved. I know the difficult position that our foodbank users are in. They come from all walks of life, all backgrounds and need to access these services for so many different reasons.

Phil

Community ambassador

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    Meet Our Brinnington Volunteer Phil

    Phil has been involved with Chelwood for over nine years.  He came to help and discovered he has a real passion for helping others and engaging in supporting our clients, particularly at our Brinnington facility.

    He collects the weekly stock for delivery to our foodbank clients. He represents the foodbank at awareness events and fundraisers and food collections.

    We are so fortunate to have a committed volunteer like Phil. He gives his time to engage and encourage others to make a difference in the community.

    Meet Dave and Anita our Chelwood Volunteers

    Dave and Anita (pictured here at our 10th-anniversary volunteers 'party') became involved as the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but their impact has been significant.  
     
    They threw themselves into helping with many aspects of the operation including:
    • The move from the church to our purpose-built facility on the church grounds.
    • Designing and implementing the system we use to manage food and 'plus' donations
    • Fundraising with helping hands Bramhall and organising a 'Christmas Ball fundraiser' that sold out within two hours.
    Their energy and commitment are an example to us all.
     
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    We love to partner with our community. Talk to us about opportunities including:
    Corporate Sponsorship, Fundraising Events, Donations and Collections
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    Churches Together Cheadle Hulme

    To comply with social distancing regulations, they came up with a great idea: Car Boot Drop-offs!

    The churches do amazing work each week collecting, sorting and packing food donations ready to be distributed to local people.

    Thank you so much for the support that you provide to our foodbank!

    Helping Hands Bramhall

    These Foodbank Heroes dressed up to enable Drive-by Donations and Roadside Collections. Week in and week out they tirelessly planned routes for coordinated street collections, whilst bringing fun to the various pockets of Bramhall.

    Helping Hands Bramhall raised over £7,500!

    We cannot thank you all enough. You really are amazing community champions!

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    Dave DoubleDecks Dance Floor Fillers

    During Lockdown, local DJ David Hird took his talents to Facebook Live with his amazing Dance Floor Fillers to raise money for Chelwood Foodbank PLUS. What a brilliant idea.

    Playing music for 7 nights, he raised over £5,000!

    Thank you Dave DoubleDecks!

    We’re ready to connect with local people who can make a difference

    Let’s create opportunities to have fun, raise money and collect food for those who need it most.

    Get Involved. Email info@chelwoodfoodbankplus.org Today.