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Our food bank donations will be gathered on Sunday 9th December. The latest "Food bank buddy e-mail" from Anne is as follows for information:-
Our food bank donations will be gathered on Sunday 7th October at our Harvest Thanksgiving Service. The latest "Food bank Buddy e-mail" from Anne is as follows for information:-
Good evening, everyone.
FOOD BANK DONATION on Sunday 9th September2018 :
Thank you to all who donated items for last week's Food Bank Appeal. A total of 46.7 kg (102.9 lbs) of goods were donated. The next donation date will be Sunday 7th October, and it will form part of the Harvest Thanksgiving Service.
This is the e-mail sent from our Food bank buddy Anne:-
Good evening everyone. After a few days of no internet access, I am so pleased to be back on
This is a copy of our latest letter from our Foodbank Buddy Anne:-
Good afternoon everyone,
Still a lot of heat but also the blessing of some showers to cool us down. The gardens are loving the rain and it is so needed. We were unexpectedly busy yesterday with quite a few last-minute referrals. We ended up giving away twice as much food as we received! It goes to show just how important your donations are.
Our cafe area was buzzing with friends old and new. It is encouraging to see how our existing friends make new friends welcome and embrace them into the fellowship.
WE REQUIRE DONATIONS OF BISCUITS, SUGAR, JAM, TOILET ROLLS, CURRY SAUCE, SHAMPOO AND TINNED VEGETABLES.
WE DO NOT REQUIRE DONATIONS OF NAPPIES, BABY FOOD, PET FOOD, SOAP, SOUP, CEREAL NOR BEANS.
Thank you so much for your continued support. It is so much appreciated.
God bless you all, Anne
Our next Foodbank collection date will be on Sunday 10th June. I have copied Anne's Foodbank Buddy e-mail below:
Good afternoon, everyone,
Our cafe was as busy as ever on Wednesday. our clients and friends do enjoy a blether with each other.
Unfortunately, our donations are not meeting our outgoings at the moment. Our bins are situated in the Medical Centre, Asda, Coop, Hallhill, St Anne's Church, Our Lady of the Waves, Be Green, Dunbar Parish Church and Hall and Spott Church.
Please consider putting A TIN IN THE BIN. We could do with donations of TINNED MEATS, TINNED VEGETABLES, TINNED FRUIT, RAVIOLI, SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE, TOOTHBRUSHES, WASHING POWDER/GEL/TABLETS.
WE DO NOT REQUIRE DONATIONS OF SOUP, BEANS, CEREAL OR NAPPIES.
Thank you all so much for your continued support.
This Sunday on 13th May 2018 is our “Foodbank Sunday” and the latest “Foodbank Buddy e-mail” suggests the following preferred items for donations: -
“If you are able, please donate the following items:-
TINNED FRUIT, COFFEE, SUGAR, TINNED MEATS, BISCUITS AND CLEANING PRODUCTS.
WE DO NOT REQUIRE BABY PRODUCTS, TINS OF BEANS. DRIED PASTA, TOOTHBRUSHES, TOOTHPASTE OR SOAP.
We thank you sincerely to providing us with the very things we need each week.”
(Please do not panic if what you have bought for donating is not included in the foregoing red highlighted section since your donations will probably be needed in the coming week’s requirements, and this is Anne and Margaret’s way of trying to prevent certain items becoming over-stocked. Thank you all for your donations and giving your support to some less-fortunate members within our local community.)
Thank you all for your foodbank donations on 8th April which weighed in at 32kg. The latest foodbank buddy news letter from Anne is attached and our next "Foodbank Donation Sunday" will be on 13th May 2018.
Another week gone by. No rain this week, but oh it is so cold.
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