Food Bank Updates

Each Christmas we run a Christmas Hamper project and plan this year to fund, pack and deliver up to 1000 full Christmas hampers to families across SW London. We are already starting to receive referrals for that. Details about that project are at www.christmaslunchonjesus.org.uk. That gives opportunities for people to help pack the hampers and distribute them or to donate a gift to buy a hamper for another family. The cost per hamper works out at £30 but includes everything for a full Christmas Day Family Celebration. Donations to this can be made at that website. We purchase all the goods for the hampers at cost from a wholesaler so that they are all freshly delivered on the packing day.

Each Christmas we also publish a Reverse Advent Calendar encouraging families to collect toiletries and household products during December that we can then distribute in the New Year. That might be something you can encourage your families to be part of.

Finally if anyone is using online purchases you can also generate income for Kingston Foodbank by registering at www.easyfundraising.org.uk and selecting Kingston Foodbank as your chosen cause. A percentage of your spend will be donated to Kingston Foodbank.

Please visit:  www.kingston.foodbank.org.uk/  for more info, news & updates.