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Stock shortage

We need your help! If you have the means to help us, please do. We have numerous ways to donate – via our website – www.thurrock.foodbank.org.uk via our Amazon wish list – https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/23NO6ZVA9Q429?ref_=wl_share You can donate items at the Warehouse – 2-4 Chase Road, Corringham, Essex, SS17 7QH, open Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday 9:30am-2:00pm Via […]

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Easter Distribution Centre and Warehouse changes

We have changes to our distribution centres and warehouse openings over the Easter holiday.  See poster:-

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Rotary Donation

The Rotary Club held its annual Cheque Presentation Lunch at Orsett Hall on Thursday 2nd March, to distribute the funds collected for their chosen Christmas charities. The Club President said, “From mid-December until Christmas Eve we held public collections, ran 10 Sleigh Routes around the streets of Thurrock, a static display here at Orsett Hall […]

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Stanley’s Crochet Workshop

We were delighted to welcome Stanley Jackson of Stanley’s Crochet Workshop to our warehouse this week. Stanley brought with him a donation of 71kg.  Since Stanley started collecting for us in December 2021 he has donated a massive 168.3kg all by selling the beautiful items he crochets.  Stanley we think you are a superstar with […]

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Donation from Howard Tenens Logistic

On Monday 20th February 2023, we received a very generous donation from Howard Tenans Logistics weighing in at 874.7kg. This included 2 pallets of tagliatelle, 2 pallets of Mama’s puffs and 2 pallets Nutoka Biscuits. Without these kind donations our Foodbank would not survive. Howard Tenens have been supporting Thurrock Foodbank for a number years […]

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AdLent 2023

We are now in the season of the 40 days of Lent leading up to Easter. During this time many people traditionally give up something like chocolates or biscuits for Lent. We are asking you to help us mark Lent by donating food to help residents in crisis in Thurrock. It’s similar to our advent […]

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Amazon Wish List

Sadly we reached another milestone this month, we have now fed more people in Thurrock since the 1st April 2022, than we had for the whole of the previous 12 months! It is extremely sad that demand is on the increase and this is a 25% increase on the same period last year. As demand […]

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Essex Community Foundation

A massive thank you to Essex Community Foundation for the amazing grant Thurrock Foodbank has been awarded💚 The £4,390 was awarded to cover running costs for our van and will make a huge difference in our ability to serve those in crisis in our local community

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

These are our Christmas and New Year opening times are as follows:- Distribution Centres Saturday 24th December – Emmanuel Church, Sleepers Farm Road, Chadwell St Mary open 9.30am – 11.30am and Gates of Praise Christian Centre, London Road, Grays open 10am – 12pm Tuesday 27th December- All centres closed Wednesday 28th December- Socketts Heath Baptist […]

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Tesco Collection 1st – 3rd December

This weekend we will be food collecting at Tesco Lakeside Retail Park.  If you’re shopping there please say hello to our volunteers and put a packet or tin in our collection.

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