Our new Formby Pantry is run in partnership with Churches Together in Formby, Altcar & Hightown. It runs in a similar model to our other Pantries. As with our Food Hub in Banks, the shopping is currently delivered to your door.
How does it work?
become a member for one year and can shop with us weekly or at least once per month. You can choose £20 worth of food groceries for your £5 subscription.
How do I place my order?
You can visit the Pantry café at Holy Trinity workshop off Chapel Lane on Monday mornings 10-12 noon (L37 3HA). Advice and support is also available. Alternatively, you can email your order to email@example.com anytime you can’t visit the café.
When do I receive my order?
We will deliver your order to your home on Wednesday afternoon or evening. We hope to introduce local collection points in the future. In addition to the groceries you have chosen free weekly special offers will also be available.
Is this for me?
If money is sometimes tight and it isn't always easy to manage to buy what food you need, a pantry can help.
Who runs Formby Food Pantry?
Formby Food Pantry is run by pantry members and other volunteers from Compassion Acts and local churches. Compassion Acts also runs successful food pantries in Southport, Banks, Tarlton, Ainsdale and Birkdale along with local foodbanks.
Is this like a Foodbank?
A foodbank is for short term emergency support only. There is no choice and no charge for the food. The pantry membership is usually for a year, you have a choice of food and pay towards the cost.
How do I join?
Text your name to 07526 897384 OR fill in the form below, and one of our team will be in touch.
Read our Pantry FAQs & Membership Guidelines.
How can I help?
Whether you are a member or not you can help by volunteering, We need people for two roles. You might like to be a personal shopper on a Monday at Holy Trinity workshop cafe taking orders and chatting with members, or to pack and deliver groceries on a Wednesday. To apply to volunteer fill in and return our volunteer form found here.
Donations can be made to support this work specifically using the bank details below. Or to support Compassion Acts work in general, see here.
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