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Whitechapel & Foodbank Donations

Whitechapel and Epsom & Ewell Foodbank.

A very big thank you to everyone who has donated this year (2019) and special
thanks to those people who gave towards the food/heating and gift vouchers appeal for the food bank.

The Whitechapel Trailer trailer went off filled to capacity with lots of warm clothing, food and toiletries to bring a little Christmas cheer. Many thanks, Steve and Lesley

 

HOW FOODBANKS WORK

Providing emergency food to people in crisis.

Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. A simple box of food makes a big difference, with foodbanks helping prevent crime, housing loss, family breakdown and mental health problems.

FOOD IS DONATED

Schools, churches, businesses and individuals donate non-perishable, in-date food to a foodbank. Large collections often take place as part of Harvest Festival celebrations and food is also collected at supermarkets.

FOOD IS SORTED AND STORED

Volunteers sort food to check that it’s in date and pack it into boxes ready to be given to people in need. Over 40,000 people give up their time to volunteer at foodbanks.

PROFESSIONALS IDENTIFY PEOPLE IN NEED

Foodbanks partner with a wide range of care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers and police to identify people in crisis and issue them with a foodbank voucher.

CLIENTS RECEIVE FOOD

Foodbank clients bring their voucher to a foodbank centre where it can be redeemed for three days’ emergency food. Volunteers meet clients over a warm drink or free hot meal and are able to signpost people to agencies able to solve the longer-term problem.

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Foodbank latest

This week, 23rd June, we have several urgently needed items:

We have completely run out of:

  • Children’s treats – Freddo’s, chocolate buttons etc.
  • Cooking sauce
  • Long life fruit juice
  • Tinned spaghetti hoops
  • Mayonnaise
  • Small bags of sugar
  • Chocolate
  • Sanitary towels
  • Powdered milk