Silklife Foodbank


Helping People in crisis - Silklife Foodbank was established in December 2010 in response to Macclesfield's growing need for on-the-spot emergency food boxes. 

Each foodbox provides 4-5 days of nutritional non-perishable food for those in our neighbourhood who have fallen on hard times and are temporarily unable to provide for themselves, often through no fault of their own. 

We would normally provide up to 3 boxes (1 per week) in any one crisis and up to 3 crisis per year. We work in partnership with local support agencies and frontline care professionals such as Cheshire East Housing Options, Social Services and Macclesfield Accommodation Care and Concern (MACC). This ensures that we are able to reach the most vulnerable and needy people and families in our town who would otherwise go hungry. 

Silklife Foodbank is run and supported by Silklife Church and is stocked mainly by regular food and financial donations from church members and increasingly through through the local community. All boxes are given freely! 

You can help by buying items from the following list and donating them to Silklife Foodbank, milk (UHT or powdered), sugar, fruit juice (carton), soup, pasta sauces, sponge pudding (tinned), baked beans / tomatoes (tinned), cereals, rice pudding (tinned), t ea bags / instant coffee, instant mashed potato, rice / pasta, tinned meat/fish, tinned fruit, jam / honey, biscuits/snack bars. This will provide a minimum of three days non-perishable emergency foods to local people in crisis.

Service Details

The Silklife Centre, George Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6HS (directions displayed on map)
Silk Life Centre
Service Type:
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This page was last updated on 23 November 2017

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This page was last updated on 23 November 2017


Contact Details

Enquiries call 07879 858586