News

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

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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South Ockendon Volunteer Needed

Could you help us? We are urgently looking for a volunteer in our South Ockendon Foodbank Centre at All Saints Church. Required for Thursdays between the hours of 11am – 1pm, you will meet with our clients and help to give out food parcels. You will be there to lend an ear to clients and […]

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Fobbing Challenge now on

If you would like to help with the “Fobbing Challenge” get all the details here:- Fobbing challenge day 11th March

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Support the foodbank with an online donation

We are now able to accept online donations! If you would like to support the Thurrock foodbank with an online donation, please visit BT mydonate. You can find other ways to donate or help the foodbank on our Give Help pages.

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Christmas Opening Times

Over the Christmas / New Year holiday period our distribution centres will be open except that:- Saturday 24th (Christmas Eve), St. Michaels in Aveley will be closed Tuesday 27th both St. John’s in Tilbury and St. Mary’s in Little Thurrock will be closed Saturday 31st Emmanuel Church in Chadwell St. Mary will be closed As far […]

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