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2018 Harvest Festival

Combined Harvest Appeal   Help support foodbanks with food and funds this Harvest!   Foodbanks rely on donations of both food and money to help them provide this vital service of supporting people facing a crisis within communities across the UK. Without your goodwill, foodbanks would really struggle to operate and that’s why your support […]

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Looking for volunteers

We are holding a store collection in Morrisons in Grays on 15 September and we are looking for volunteers to help us on the day. Store collections are a very important part of our food donation process.  We are able to talk directly to our donors and give them them full details of the items […]

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World Cup Bingo

The World Cup is just around the corner and whether you love football or hate it, you probably won’t be able to avoid it! We’d like to kick off the World Cup period with a slightly different spin on the beautiful game, which you may have seen on social media over the past couple of […]

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Store Collection in Morrisons, Grays

We will be holding a manned store collection in Morrisons, Grays on Saturday 28 April, from 9:00 – 17:00.  If you can spare a couple of hours between these times please let us know We are looking for volunteers to hand out flyers, take food donations from customers and pack those donations into crates. If […]

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Warehouse closure

Due to the bad weather the warehouse will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday 28 February), sorry for any inconvenience.  We will hopefully be open on Monday as normal.  Thank you

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Store Collection in Asda, Tilbury

If you are in Asda, Tilbury on Saturday (24 February) then come and find us in the foyer we will be taking donations from shoppers from 09:00 – 17:00. We are currently short of sponge puddings, long life milk and long life juice to name a few items. We have plenty of beans, meat soup […]

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Christmas Opening and Emergency Access

Our centres will be closed on the following dates over Christmas/New Year. Tilbury (St Johns) – shut on Tuesday 26 December Stanford Le Hope (GPC) – shut on Wednesday 27 December Aveley (St Michaels) – shut on Saturday 23 December Chadwell St Mary (Emmanuel Church) – shut on Saturday 30 December All other sessions over […]

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Tescos Store Collection 30/11, 1/12 and 2/12

So next week (30 November – 2 December) we will be joining in the nationwide Tescos store collection.  All over the country Tescos stores will be supporting Trussell Trust Foodbank volunteers in their stores to collect donations of food from their customers. We are very lucky to be collecting in the Tesco Extra store in […]

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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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