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ASDA Supermarket collection 13th July 2019

Asda Collection – Thank you to everyone who volunteered and to all who donated on the day. I am delighted to tell you that we collected over three quarters of a tonne of food and a good amount of money in our bucket which is great. – Helen Watts

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Co-op fortnight

Chelmsford Star Co Ops – this is Co Op Foodbank Fortnight and 4 Co Ops are having collection points for us. The two in Tilbury are new to us but they are ones we would like to encourage use of so we can keep them as collection points. If you can visit these Co Ops […]

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ASDA Tilbury supermarket collection

We still could use some volunteers at our Supermarket collection at ASDA Tilbury on Saturday 13th July between 1 and 3 pm. If you can help or would like more information please contact sarahcordell@thurrock.foodbank.org.uk. Thank you

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Quiz Night thankyou

Many thanks to everyone who supported our Quiz night which raised £615 for the foodbank’s funds. A great result!

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Warehouse open day

If you would like to see how the foodbank warehouse operates we have an open day on Wednesday 29th May from 10.30am to 2.30pm. Do come long. The warehouse is at the thurrock Christian Fellowship building at 2 – 4 Chase Road, Corringham.

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Thank you for supporting our “Cream Tea”

Many thanks to all those that supported our Cream Tea afternoon at St. Catherine’s. The foodbank benefitted to the tune of a little over £400. Once again many thanks.

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Fundraising Quiz night

We are holding a quiz night on Saturday May 18th at 7.30pm at the United Reform Church in Bradleigh Avenue, Grays. All proceeds in aid of the foodbank’s funds. Tickets are £5ea with teams of 8. Please bring your own drinks and nibbles (note that alcohol is not allowed in the premises) tea and coffee […]

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“Cream Tea” in aid of foodbank funds

We are holding an afternoon “Cream tea” on Sunday 12th May from 2 – 4 pm at St. Catherine’s church in East Tilbury village. The cost of a tea is £5 with the proceeds going to help with the running costs of the foodbank. Do support us if you can.

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2018/2019 figures

5373 emergency food parcels given to local people in last year, Thurrock Foodbank reveals Thurrock Foodbank provided 5373 three day emergency food parcels to local people between April 2018 to March 2019. Of this number, 2263 went to children. The local food bank’s figures feed into a larger national picture with a record increase in […]

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Easter 2019 Opening Times

Our distribution centres will be open as normal over Easter, so Purfleet and Grays on Good Friday (19 April) and Chadwell St Mary and Aveley on Easter Saturday (20 April) Our warehouse in Corringham will be shut on Easter Monday (22 April), opening up again on Wednesday (24 April) as normal.

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