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Donate or volunteer at your local food banks

While festive spirits are high share your excitement and treat those in need this season with a Christmas meal to look forward too. Encourage everyone to celebrate the joyful fun and traditions!

Hertford & District food bank

Things to donate this December

On their website they have created a specific December shopping list for people interested in donating, this list includes: Long-life fruit juice 1lt, UHT milk in cartons 1lt, Instant mashed potato, Bottles of fruit squash, Tinned custard, Non-alcoholic Christmas treats and lots more for what they need this season.
Alternatively you could organise a foodbank fundraiser event... why not make it a Christmas food fundraiser! Not only will you your family friends and many others have a jolly time but it's all for a good cause which definitely gives a feel good feeling.

Hertford United Reformed Church,
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To learn more about the local Hertford & District food bank and how they work then visit the Foodbank website.

Bishop's Stortford food bank

However if you are a resident living closer or in Bishop's Stortford then there is a Food Bank is open every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings between 10am and 12:30pm where you can donate at Stortford's Methodist Church.

Bishop's Stortford Food Bank - Telephone: 07432 785976

There is also another which is located at:
19 Haymeads Lane,
Bishop's Stortford,
CM23 5JJ
Contact Name: MR Keith Squirrell
Telephone: 01279 835896

You can donate any in-date foods virtually in all supermarkets, normally at exits after purchasing your weekly shop there is a donation box for food which is easily accessible. Supermarket collections are one of the main ways that food is donated to help those in crisis. If you wish to contribute then try visiting your local supermarket: Tesco, Sainsbury's, Co-op or even Asda - all of which are known to be working with food banks like Fareshare.

If you would like to know more about how the foods donated help those in need and processes behind it all visit the Farshare website.