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An Update on our Christmas Appeal

We are extremely grateful for your amazing response to our Christmas appeal. Thanks to the support of companies, social groups, schools and individuals in East Grinstead, we have been able to compile an incredible number of Christmas Hampers to deliver to those in need. Indeed, we are happy to announce that we do not need any […]

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Success at the East Grinstead Christmas Family Festival

The East Grinstead foodbank team would like to extend thanks to all the visitors to our Foodbank stall at the Christmas Family Festival on Queens’ Walk December 4th. After a chilly set-up on Sunday morning, we had a great time at the event. At our stall, we hosted a competition – a surprisingly tricky ‘Guess the […]

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#GivingTuesday: Volunteers needed for our Christmas Appeal

Today it’s #GivingTuesday, an annual event that celebrates charitable giving and encourages donations to great causes. Here at The Trussell Trust East Grinstead, we are always grateful for your donations, and if you want to help, click here for give to our Christmas Appeal, or click here for our shopping list items. However, in December, we’d […]

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Keep updated with The Trussell Trust: National figures released from April – September 2016

We’re extremely grateful for all your support for our Christmas Appeal – and we’re looking forward to giving you an update soon! In the mean time why not check out the latest figures collated by The Trussell Trust at a national level? East Grinstead is just one of a chain of food banks spanning the entirety of Great Britain […]

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How you can get involved with our Christmas Appeal

Christmas is a time when family and friends get together and enjoy Christmas Dinner – probably the most important meal of the year! And here at the East Grinstead Foodbank, we need your support in making sure everyone in our community shares in this truly special occasion. It’s a sad fact that 1 in 5 […]

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The East Grinstead Mayor comes to visit the Foodbank

After the success of our Harvest Appeal, and in the build-up to Christmas, it was greatly appreciated that the East Grinstead Mayor – Cllr. Bob Mainstone – took the time to visit our foodbank. Bob visited with Mayoress Christine whilst the foodbank was open on Wednesday morning. He took a look around our well-stocked warehouse and […]

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The Caravan Club are supporting our Christmas Appeal

We are extremely grateful to The Caravan Club who have kindly donated a large amount of Caravan Club branded bags to support our Christmas Appeal. The Caravan Club are based in East Grinstead, and have supported our Foodbank for several years. This year, in addition to this donation, they will be supporting our ‘Reverse Advent Calendar.‘ We are asking […]

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Thanks to 5And3 for donating to our Foodbank!

Photo Credit: 5And3 Having been busy with our Harvest Appeal, we’ve only just got round to reading about 5And3’s trip to our Foodbank! 5And3 are a marketing agency in East Grinstead who took the time to gather donations for us, and then visit the Jubilee Centre during the summer. We were extremely appreciative of their support […]

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An Inspiring talk at our AGM

It was great to see so many people at our Volunteer Celebration and Annual General Meeting, where we caught up with how the East Grinstead Trussell Trust has done this past year. Thanks especially to Revd Mark Francis, Vicar of St John’s Felbridge, who gave an inspiring talk at the event. Mark has long been a supporter […]

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Harvest 2016 appeal

We are most appreciative of the many harvest donations from local churches and schools. At the last Friday foodbank session in September we distributed over 160 kilos of food to those locally in need. Over the last 21 days, so many local schools, churches, beavers, scouts and local groups have kindly donated a current TOTAL […]

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