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      

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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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End of Year statistics 2016/2017

The latest statistics from the Trussell Trust show that across the country and the network of 400 + Trussell Trust food banks they have fed over 1,182,000 people, adults and children in the past year, from 1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017. In Thurrock we have fed 4504 people in 2016 – 2017, this […]

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Hosting a Food Collection

contents of single food parcel ready for packing

We are always very grateful to churches, community groups, local schools and organisations as well as individuals who have arranged food collections. The majority of our food is donated and without your generosity we would struggle to help local people in crisis. Food collections are always a great idea to help us – you can set them up with […]

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Thurrock Foodbank Fundraising


Fundraising for Thurrock Foodbank We are always very grateful to churches, local schools and organisations, as well as individuals who have put on events to raise money for us. Fundraising for Thurrock foodbank is a great way of letting your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues know about the great work we do while also having fun […]

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Fobbing Challenge Day Results


   We did it! Fobbing donated an amazing 1554 items to Thurrock Foodbank on   Challenge Day   A big thank you to everyone who made a donation, including our star supporters:-   The White Lion and The Haywain who kindly hosted food collection points DP World who sponsored our new Foodbank banner & held a food […]

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