News

Can you help us?

Volunteers – can you wield a sharpie and date sort?  if so we would be very grateful to hear from you. If you feel able to come in to the warehouse and give a hand on a Monday or Wednesday 10am – 3pm please email me as soon as possible at warehouse@thurrock.foodbank.org.uk.

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Result of Tesco collection

Tesco Collection – our collection last weekend went extremely well and we collected 2,1 tonnes of food and over £100 in the bucket which is great.  Thank you to everyone who helped or donated.

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Volunteers urgently needed

We urgently need some more volunteers for our Tesco supermarket collection on Thursday 21st November when the slots between 11am & 1pm and 1 & 3 pm are short of helpers. If you can be there to help with the collection, please email warehouse@thurrock.foodbank.org.uk

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Thank you for supporting the CDOT voices concert

Many thanks to everybody that supported the recent CDOT voices concert in any way. A very enjoyable evening resulted in £437 being added to the foodbank’s funds.

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Our “Reverse Advent calendar”

Why not support the foodbank in November with this year’s Reverse Advent Calendar 2019

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Tesco Supermarket collection – help needed

We still need volunteers for the annual Tesco national neighbourhood collection at the Lakeside store. We especially need teams of volunteers to cover a 2 hour slot or slots on Thursday 21st,  and Saturday 23rd November. If you can volunteer or, better still put together a team, please email warehouse@thurrock.foodbank. org.uk.

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Keeping you up to date – our October Newsletter

You can find our October newsletter here:-  Thurrock foodbank newsletter October 2019  Please feel free to print it and display it on noticeboards.

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Harvest Thankgiving

A huge thankyou to all the churches and schools that have supported and are supporting the foodbank with their Harvest Thanksgiving gifts. These are providing a real boost to our warehouse stocks at a time of great need.

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Our New Operations Manager

We are pleased to be able to announce the appointment of our new Operations Manager, Peter Newall. Peter starts with the foodbank on Monday 23rd September and Sarah Cordell will be leaving after a short handover period, on October 2nd.

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Tesco supermarket collection 21st – 23rd November

Supermarket collections are really important to us. Not only are they a very significant source of donations but they also keep the foodbank and its work very much in the public eye. We need lots of volunteers for the annual Tesco national neighbourhood collection at the Lakeside store. We need teams of volunteers to cover […]

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