Cheadle and District Foodbank
Providing Assistance and Combatting Hunger in the Community
Cheadle and District Foodbank stands as a collaborative community endeavor launched by nearby churches and various community organizations, united in their mission to effectively address hunger in the locality of Cheadle. By offering emergency food supplies and support to individuals facing crisis situations, this organization aims to provide a safety net for those in need. Cheadle and District Foodbank relies on the generosity of individuals, charities, voluntary organizations, and local businesses to fulfill its mission.
The organization’s vision is to create a community where no one has to go hungry. By working together and fostering a sense of solidarity, Cheadle and District Foodbank strives to ensure that individuals and families facing food insecurity receive the necessary support and resources to overcome their challenges.
The primary objective of the Cheadle and District Foodbank is to offer essential sustenance for people facing emergency circumstances, ensuring they receive enough provisions to last at least three days. Alongside the provision of food, they aim to offer support, warmth, and connection to relevant agencies to help address the root causes of hunger. Through collaboration with referral partners, the organization seeks to address immediate needs while working towards sustainable solutions for the community.
Emergency Food Assistance:
Cheadle and District Foodbank offers a lifeline to individuals facing food shortages by providing nutritionally balanced tinned and dried food parcels that last for a minimum of three days. These food parcels are made possible through donations from various sources, including schools, churches, businesses, and individuals.
Voucher Referral System:
To access the foodbank’s services, individuals in crisis need to obtain a food voucher issued by referral agencies such as doctors, health visitors, social workers, and the police. These vouchers can be redeemed at the foodbank center for the provision of emergency food supplies.
Cheadle and District Foodbank welcomes volunteers who play a crucial role in sorting, packing, and distributing donated food items. Volunteers also provide a warm welcome to visitors, offering support and connecting them with relevant agencies for long-term solutions.
The organization encourages community involvement through fundraising efforts and donations. It appreciates the support it receives from the local community, as demonstrated by the £250 raised by Uttoxeter Golf Club for the foodbank.
Safety and Well-being:
Cheadle and District Foodbank places a high priority on the safety and well-being of children and vulnerable adults. They have established a safeguarding policy to ensure the protection of those who seek their services. Additionally, they actively seek feedback from clients, referral agencies, volunteers, and others to continuously enhance their services.
Cheadle and District Foodbank is a locally-led endeavor dedicated to tackling food insecurity by offering immediate food aid and assistance to people experiencing critical circumstances. Through their voucher referral system, volunteer engagement, and collaboration with referral agencies, they ensure that individuals have access to essential food items during times of need. The organization’s commitment to safety, feedback, and community involvement reinforces its mission to address immediate hunger while working towards sustainable solutions for the Cheadle community.
Address: Guild Hall (back, via Morrison’s car park) , Tape Street, Cheadle, ST10 1BG
Phone: 07902 835158
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- Friday 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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