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Food banks

If you're struggling to feed yourself or your family, there are foodbanks across Manchester.  

Most of them operate on a voucher system, and for this you will need a referral from either your GP, a social worker or health visitor, or Citizens Advice.

But there are both referral and non-referral foodbanks. Find your nearest online at or

Eating well for less- Winter warmth recipes

The Real Food Wythenshawe project has produced recipes for hot and healthy meals at pocket-pleasing prices to keep you warm and well this winter. They include a Tomato and Basil Soup and a Quick Dahl. Give them a try.

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