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Thanks to Asda and Sainsbury's Tollgate customers who collected over 2 tonnes of food!

 

Thanks very much to customers at Sainsbury's Priory Walk for donating 530kg of food this weekend!

 

Colchester Institute students did a project to raise money to make up Christmas gift bags for Colchester Foodbank clients - they presented us with over 30 bags on Friday - clients have been overwhelmed with their gift bags which are personally signed by the students.

 

Big thank you to Tesco customers at Highwoods and Hythe who colected over 5 tons of food over three days! awesome generosity.

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Food parcels are distributed from

 

33 Mooreside Business Park, off East Hill (near Rollerworld) Colchester. CO1 2ZF - signs will direct you to the correct entrance.

  

We are open Monday - Friday between 10 am and 4 pm and food parcels can be collected if you have been issued with a red voucher or an Essential Living Fund referral.

If you would like to make a donation of food the same opening hours apply plus Saturday morning until 1 pm but we would ask that you use the back entrance marked no: 33.

33 Mooreside Business Park, off East Hill (near Rollerworld) Colchester. CO1 2ZF - as you come into Moorside it's bottom right.


If you require any further information:

The warehouse Supervisor is Brian Hill and he can be contacted on 07930876282

 

Colchester Food Bank Manager Linda Hurr B.Sc. Hons

Email: colchfbank@gmail.com

Telephone:  07957809041

Office hours between 10 am - 4 pm Monday to Friday and Saturday morning 10 am - 1 pm.

 

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Donate food

We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. 

Items we are short of right now:- Longlife Fruit Juice, Longlife Milk, Tinned/Packet Puddings, Tinned Vegetables, Tinned Meats, Tinned Fruit, Pasta Sauce, Tinned/Packet Potatoes, Tinned Ravioli/Bolognese, Jam/Peanut Butter, Tinned Tomatoes, Tinned/Packet Soup, Biscuits, Lunch Box Snacks

 

 

Food donations can be delivered direct to our warehouse at Unit 33 , Mooreside Ind. Park, off East Hill, Colchester (near Roller World) CO1 2ZF - Mon, Thurs or Frid. 10 am to 12 noon. Call Linda on 07957809041 or email colchfbank@gmail.com to arrange.  Thanks!