Thank you for helping feed people in need!

4 July 2016

Neighbourhood Food Collection 30 June-2 July 2016

We want to say a great big THANK YOU to everyone who gave generously to the Neighbourhood Food Collection last week. Your support will make a big difference to people facing poverty and hunger this summer. A special thank you to our fantastic volunteers who collected donations and to all the Tesco staff who hosted collections in their stores – we really couldn’t do it without you!


David in Stevenage whose give a whole tray of pasta because he knows it will go to a good causeTesco Abingdon 2 Alyson WalshRose HillAbove left: David donates a whole tray of pasta in Stevenage. Above right: A shopper donates with a smile in Abingdon. Bottom:Young volunteers from Rose Hill Junior Youth Club in Oxford.

Watch our thank you film from the charities you have helped

Over the coming days, we’ll be counting up all the tins and packets and will let you know how many meals your donations have provided, but until then – some of the charities that you’ve helped would like to say THANK YOU…

The food donated at the Neighbourhood Food Collection will go to homeless hostels, domestic violence refuges, older people’s lunch clubs, children’s breakfast clubs and charities and community working with vulnerable people.

It will be combined with the fresh surplus food, such as meat and vegetables, that we receive from the food industry. Most of this surplus is fresh so we need those long-life items you donate to make a nutritiously balanced meal for someone.