On Saturday, 8 July, Sainsburys Kempshott Superstore hosted a food collection for Basingstoke Foodbank. Our hard-working volunteers were busy all day greeting shoppers at the entrance and asking them to add an extra item or more – from a suggested list – to their basket or trolley. Other volunteers were at hand to accept donations, then driving them back to our Centre for unpacking and sorting. A big thank you to our fantastic volunteers and drivers, we couldn’t do this without you!
The donations received are used to provide three-days of nutritionally balanced, emergency food for local people in crisis who have been referred by frontline professional agencies such as Citizens Advice, social services, school support workers and housing support teams.
Thank you to Sainsburys for hosting us again and thank you to all the generous Sainsburys shoppers who donated a total of 960kgs of food!