Our unique 'Quids In' food club, run by volunteers, is aimed at the many households in south Manchester struggling to feed their families each week.

‘Quids In’ offers £10-15 worth of food for just £2 weekly membership – a sum that goes to charity Fareshare.

Unlike food banks, Quids In is an on-going membership offering fresh and chilled items that can be difficult to find and expensive to buy locally.

Who is eligible?

Any households in the postcode area of the club - not just Southway tenants - that claim at least some Housing Benefit or Universal Credit.

Where are the clubs?

We now have 5 clubs across Chorlton, Merseybank, Burnage West, Burnage East and Old Moat: 

Chorlton: Thursdays 10.30am - 1pm at Brookfield House (white building in Chorlton Park, Nell Lane entrance), Nell Lane, Chorlton, M21 7UD

Merseybank: Fridays 12pm - 3pm at the Pop Up Shop on Merseybank Shopping Parade, 42 Meseybank Avenue, Chorlton, M21 7NN

Burnage East: Wednesdays 9.30am – 12pm at Burnage Community Centre, Burnage Lane, Burnage, M19 1ER

Burnage West: Wednesdays 10am - 3pm at Westcroft Community Centre, Westcroft Road, Burnage, M20 6EF

Old Moat: Fridays 12.30pm - 2.30pm at Old Moat Children’s Centre, Old Moat Lane, Old Moat (Withington) M20 1DE

What do we ask of members?

We ask members to attend every week if possible as we need to know how many to expect so that food doesn’t get wasted. 

How do I join?

Come along to the club and complete a membership form, bringing along some evidence of claiming Housing Benefit/Universal Credit with you. Or call 0161 448 4200 and speak to Maureen Ward.

Find out more

Find out about supporting Quids In in our Quids In Business Opportunity for Community Investment 

Read Quids In news here.