Help feed the neighbourhood

30th June to 2nd July

Support people facing hunger and poverty this summer by joining us for the UK’s biggest food collection.

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From the 30th June to 2nd July, all UK Tesco stores will be hosting a food collection for either a Trussell Trust foodbank or our partner charity, FareShare, as part of the eighth Neighbourhood Food Collection.

The summer months can be a difficult time for families who are already managing on extremely tight budgets. The lack of free school meals and the cost of funding childcare can put an additional pressure on families, with many foodbanks seeing an increase in referrals during this time.

Donations made to Trussell Trust foodbanks are used to provide 3 days of nutritionally-balanced, emergency food to people in crisis who have been referred by frontline professional agencies, such as Citizens Advice or children’s centres.

Whilst at the foodbank, clients will be welcomed, listened to and signposted to services that can provide support to address the underlying causes of their crisis.

Tesco top-up customer donations by making a 20% financial contribution to us, so by getting involved you’ll not only help provide vital food to UK people experiencing crisis, but the Tesco donated funds will help Trussell Trust foodbanks provide important support, beyond food, to tackle the root causes of poverty.

We are thrilled that the UK’s largest supermarket shares our vision that no one should go hungry, and is working with us to empower local communities and fight poverty.

With 13 million people in the UK living in relative poverty, #EveryCanHelps!

Will you join us to help stop UK hunger?

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Donate in store

Simply pick up one of our shopping lists and donate an item or two (or more!) at your nearest store, to help stop people going hungry in your community.

To find your nearest store and the charity it is collecting for, please use the map below. Express stores will be hosting collection points from 20th June to 2nd July.

Shopping List

Tinned meat
Tinned fish
Tinned vegetables
Instant mashed potato
Cooking sauces
Tinned tomatoes
Jam
Fruit juice (long life)

Tinned fruit
Breakfast cereals
Tinned rice pudding
Tinned sponge pudding
Milk (UHT or powdered)
Instant coffee/Tea bags
Sugar (500g)
Biscuits or snack bars

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Volunteer

Have fun and change lives by giving up just a few hours of your time to help collect the items essential to providing emergency food parcels for people in need.

All you need to do to get involved is search for your nearest Tesco store using the map below and then get in touch with the partnering foodbank. Contact details can be found on the foodbank’s website.

If your nearest store is partnered with FareShare, you can sign up to volunteer on their website. Please note, we will not require volunteers for Express stores as they hold temporary, unmanned collection points.

Briefing packs will be available from the foodbank for those who sign up; however if you have any questions please contact: foodbanknetwork@trusselltrust.org.

If the rota for your local store is full, don’t forget to ask about other volunteering opportunities or ways you can help.

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Donate now

Find your nearest participating Tesco store