Porch Boxes is a registered charity based in Bury, Greater Manchester, providing crisis packs of food and toiletries for local people in urgent need.

How many packs do we supply?

We gave out 5395 crisis packs last year, an average of 450 each month. See the January 2017 update for fuller details. Since we started in 2001, over 50000 packs have been given out.
We are very grateful to the churches, schools, groups and individuals for supporting us in our quest to help local people.

You can support Porch Boxes via Charity Checkout, click here or the logo below and you can donate today.

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Where can I go if I am in urgent need?

Several departments of Bury Council hold stocks of our crisis packs, as do some of Bury’s Libraries.
If necessary contact us and we will try to put you in touch with an appropriate agency.

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Charity Number 1089998