Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 8
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

WHITCHURCH FOODBANK 

The Foodbank provides 3 days emergency food to those in crisis that live within the town and surrounding area. Food is provided upon the presentation of an authorised voucher. These vouchers are issued by 'Care Professionals' such as Doctors, Health Visitors, etc.. 51 different Referrer organisations are currently registered. The Foodbank is operated twice a week by a rota of 40 volunteers
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
30/06/23*£45£31£13n/an/an/an/an/a38
30/06/22£57£32£26n/an/an/an/an/a45
30/06/21£50£27£23n/an/an/an/an/a38
30/06/20£35£21£13n/an/an/an/an/a41
30/06/19?£15£8£7n/an/an/an/an/a39
31/12/18£10£8£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/17£8£6£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£5£6£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£5£6£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£6£5£1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 11 years

www.whitchurch.foodbank.org.uk

info@whitchurch.foodbank.org.uk

01948664510

Charity Commission for England and WalesX
UN SDGs
?
Listed activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Cheshire West & Chester, Shropshire,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Whitchurch Foodbank
£5,000 25/10/2022
Emergency grant
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Whitchurch Foodbank
£4,815 12/02/2019
Purchase shed for food storage
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Whitchurch Foodbank
£4,815 31/01/2019
12
New food storage shed

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 07/08/2013, number: 1153274
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; AR23: 23 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from WHITCHURCH COMMUNITY SERVICES ASSOCIATION on 15/09/2022
Main office

4 Wellfield Way
Whitchurch
SY13 4HN

Objectives

OBJECT: THE OBJECT OF THE CHARITY IS THE PREVENTION OR RELIEF OF POVERTY IN WHITCHURCH (SHROPSHIRE) AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS OR SUCH WIDER AREA AS MAY SEEM APPROPRIATE FROM TIME TO TIME, IN PARTICULAR BY PROVIDING EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLIES AND HELP TO THOSE IN CRISIS INCLUDING SIGNPOSTING TO OTHER AGENCIES.

Defined Area of Benefit:

IN WHITCHURCH (SHROPSHIRE) AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS OR SUCH WIDER AREA AS MAY SEEM APPROPRIATE FROM TIME TO TIME

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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