Food Bank

The Haslemere Food Bank is an initiative of the churches in Haslemere in response to requests from a number of local agencies. Although primarily a church initiative, support and volunteers come from a wide variety of backgrounds.

 

People in need are referred to the Food Bank by local statutory and voluntary agencies.

 

Food is donated via collection boxes located around the area. All churches in the parish collect food for the food bank as well as many other local organisations.

 

An up to date list of needs is published monthly in our parish news sheet and parishioners are encouraged to add one or two items a week to their weekly food shop to support those in need in our community.

 

If you know of someone in need please refer them to one of the following,

 

The Health Centre or G.P, Their child’s school, Citizen’s Advice Bureau, Home Start, Three Counties Money Advice, based at Hasleway, Waverly Social Services or any of the local Churches.

 

The Food Bank welcomes new volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering please contact David Rice at Here

 
Haslemere Food Bank Christmas 2019 update
 

Dear Food Bank Supporters,

Once again this year the Food Bank plans to distribute special Christmas packs which will contain some Christmas goodies as well as a square meal for a family.


We would really appreciate it if you could help with this by donating something from the list below.

Mince pies ( pack of six)
Small Christmas cake
Christmas pudding (900g)
Tinned custard
Tins/ boxes of fancy biscuits
Tins/ boxes of chocolates/ sweets
Packets of nuts
Pringles
Christmas crackers

It would help us with the organisation of the distribution if donations were to reach us by Sunday the 15 th December.

We would also appreciate donations of good as new toys, games and children’s books to help those who will struggle with the expensive business of buying Christmas presents for the family.


While food items may be placed as usual in the church collection boxes it would be helpful if any toys etc were delivered directly to the Methodist Church opposite Lion Green as we have very limited space for such items in our
church porches.


Many, many thanks for your continued support of the Food Bank.