11 Jan 21
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 […]
10 Dec 20
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 […]
16 Nov 20
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!
25 Aug 20
We are closed for the Bank Holiday on Monday 31st August 2020 We will be open on as usual on Friday 28th August 2020 1pm – 3pm and Wednesday 2nd September 10.00 – 12.00. If your need is urgent call us on the crisis line 0785 686 4251 and we will try to help.
5 May 20
The people of East Grinstead, you have been magnificent! Thanks also go to the following supermarkets Sainsburys – East Grinstead – We have always had great support from this store Waitrose & Partners – East Grinstead – Again, We have always had great support from this store Morrisons – Oxted – for their weekly donations […]
28 Mar 20
Our hard-working team of volunteers working from home and on the front line ask for your patience while we are setting up and testing this new system. More information is here We are also working towards an e-voucher system which we hope to introduce in the near future in partnership with our usual referral agencies. […]
17 Mar 20
Please note: this item will be updated regularly to reflect the changing situation In response to the current, and changing, COVID-19 situation in the UK, the Steering Team of the Foodbank wanted to update you on our emerging plans both for support of Clients as well as keeping our Volunteers safe. We continue to follow […]
28 Feb 20
The full year of 2019 saw an increase of 24% in people helped at the East Grinstead Foodbank. On average we helped 92 adults and 72 children per month. We were only able to do this thanks to great local donations and an outstanding team of volunteers. If you would like to know some more […]