News

A new way at Waitrose East Grinstead

There’s a new way to pick what the East Grinstead Foodbank needs each week when you do your shopping! The Community support team have begun bagging items at the front of the store and pricing them for pick-up, pay and donate at the collection point after the tills. There are items to suit any pocket […]

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Summer Picnic Bag Appeal

We are planning to send out fun bags of picnic-style items this Summer for our summer bag pack. Because we don’t usually hold many of these items in stock, we are hoping to persuade schools, churches, community groups and businesses to collect an item from our list!  This will greatly help us to make the […]

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Volunteer’s Week – A time to say thank you

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2021 Movement for Good awards

Today Ecclesiastical are launching their £1m Movement for Good awards. They’re proud to be giving back to the communities they serve and championing the issues that really matter to you, especially in this time of need – working together to build a movement for good. With your help we could win a £1,000 donation Designed […]

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An Honour for the East Grinstead Foodbank Team

We are incredibly honoured to receive this unexpectedly from our MP Mims Davies this week. It’s great for our team of dedicated volunteers both past and present who have steered us through the Lockdown since April Last year and continue to do so. We cannot, of course, forget all the people of this amazing town […]

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2021 Foodbank Easter Appeal

The items we need for our Easter Holiday bags are here

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Covid Lockdown 3

Our hard-working team of volunteers working from home and on the front line ask for your patience while we transition to a revised version of the foodbank working system we introduced during Lockdown 1  more here Our e-voucher system is working and, in partnership with our usual referral agencies and our call-back team we can […]

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Christmas Bag Pack 2020

211 Christmas Bags packed by 25 amazing volunteers for those in need at Christmas 2020 Packing with Ellie as Christmas DJ and Fiona wearing Rudolph! Simon a new recruit, finds out just what will fit into a bag – and knees take the strain We can only give thanks for the huge room we have […]

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Waitrose Community Fund Cheque

Mike our Manager safely receiving one of three cheques handed to local causes from Lisa, the branch Community Champion at Waitrose East Grinstead for October. Thank you for your support and to the shoppers who donate food so regularly in the store – we couldn’t do what we do without you!

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Christmas Campaign

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