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CDOT concert on November 10

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Tescos Store Collection – volunteers wanted

We will be holding a three day collection in Tescos Lakeside on Thursday 30th November, Friday 1 December and Saturday 2 December. We would like to make this the best collection ever and collect in excess of a tonne of food.  This may seem like a rather high target but we generally send out approx […]

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Future Events

We are looking at some exciting events over the next few months where we will either be getting out and about to meet people, setting up more pop up collection points or hosting events to raise money for us.  So the current list of events is as follows: 2 September – Orsett Show, find us […]

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National Citizenship Service

The National Citizenship Service (NCS) runs over the summer holidays for 15 – 17 year olds to encourage them to take part in exhilarating challenges, make their mark in the world and build on skills for work and life.  As part of the course they take part in a social action project where they support […]

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Recent Store Collections

      It has been a busy couple of weeks for us here at the Foodbank, we have had two store collections, one in Sainsbury’s Chafford Hundred and one in Tescos Lakeside. Thank you to all our enthusiastic volunteers in store who chatted to the store customers and told them about foodbank and the […]

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Tesco Lakeside Food Collection

Thurrock foodbank are back at Tesco Lakeside next week, Saturday 15th July.  Our volunteers will be there from 10am – 2pm. Please visit us and buy something to donate to the foodbank when you do your shopping.  Click here to view the items needed. If you would be interested in volunteering at this food collection, […]

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Sainsbury’s Chafford Hundred Food Collection

Thurrock foodbank will be at Sainsbury’s Chafford Hundred next week, Saturday 8th July.  Our volunteers will be there collecting food donations from 10am – 2pm. Please come along and buy something to donate to the foodbank when you do your shopping.  Click here to view items that are needed. If you would be interested in […]

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Two for the price of one

  We have two store collections coming up in July. Saturday 8 July at Sainsbury’s Chafford Hundred and Saturday 15 July at Tescos Lakeside Both collections are from 10:00 – 14:00 If you are interested in volunteering for either, or both of these collections, then please email Emma on e_young@hotmail.co.uk      

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Tescos Bags of Help

  We are very lucky to have been selected by Tescos as one of the charities for their Bags of Help scheme for the months of May and June. If you are a Tesco’s customer you will be familiar with the stand at the front of the store where you can deposit your token for […]

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Quiz Night

  There is a fund raising quiz night to be held in aid of Thurrock Foodbank on Saturday 20th May at 7:30 at Grays United Reform Church.  Tickets are £5 per person, with teams of up to eight people. You will need to bring your own drink and nibbles (no alcohol please). You much reserve […]

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