Donations To Ashby Foodbank Can Be Made In Blackfordby This Weekend

By Graham Hill

7th Jan 2021 | Local News

Donations for Ashby Trussell Trust Foodbank are being accepted outside Blackfordby Old School Room between 10am and 2pm on Saturday, January 9.

Organisers say a volunteer will be sitting in a clearly designated car and accepting any donations in an appropriately socially distanced manner.

This is what you can donate:

  • Dried, tinned or packaged foods (any non-perishable foodstuffs that do not required refrigeration before opening) that are within 'best before' or 'use by' dates;
  • Soap, domestic cleaning, washing up and laundry products, including cleaning cloths and disinfectant;
  • Personal care products; eg, shower gel, shampoo, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shaving foam and toilet rolls, etc;
  • Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, UHT milk, fruit juice and packets of biscuits that are within 'best before' or 'use by' dates; Nappies, baby wipes and baby food;
  • Face masks and hand sanitiser;

Pet food

  • Cash (please place in an envelope).

This is how and where you can donate

  • Via volunteer vehicle displaying 'Foodbank Donations' signage parked outside Blackfordby Old School Room (please check Blackfordby Community Facebook Page for times).
  • If you miss the volunteer vehicle, please bag up your donation and leave it on the porch of the Vicarage (11 Vicarage Close, DE11 8AZ).
  • If you need, or would like your donation collecting, please message Alan Hardwick via Blackfordby Community Facebook Page or Messenger.
  • If you would prefer to make a cash donation, please donate directly online via Ashby Foodbank
  • Via designated trolleys in the local supermarkets.


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