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Angels Supporting Foodbanks

Sustain Foodbank

Collection Points are back at The Halcyon Wealth Longmead Stadium

Fans Supporting Foodbanks started in 2015 as initiative between Everton and Liverpool football clubs who came together to provide food to those most in need in the city. It is estimated it now provided a third of all the food supplied to foodbanks in Liverpool.

Their slogan, “hunger does not wear club colours” is one they are happy to share and have actively encouraged others clubs to set up their own projects. Tonbridge Angels have got involved and is proud to support SUSTAIN, a community foodbank run by Tonbridge Baptist Church. 

Each week since Covid in March 2020, SUSTAIN has provided an average of 60 emergency food parcels with current need exceeding the supply of donated items. 

With supporters finally back at Longmead, we are starting back up our collection points in the ground by the Angels Marquee and the Tea Shack and encourage home and away fans to bring along whatever they can to support those most in need.

Sustain Shopping List:

  • Breakfast Cereals
  • Tea & Coffee (small jars or refills)
  • Long-life Milk
  • Tinned Soup
  • Baked Beans
  • Tinned Pasta
  • Tinned Meat Meals
  • Jars of Pasta Sauce
  • Tinned Veg-potatoes, sweetcorn,
  • Peas & carrots
  • Pasta
  • Small Packs of Rice
  • Tins/Cartons of Custard
  • Tinned Rice Pudding
  • Tinned Fruit
  • Packets of Biscuits
  • Hygiene products

If you’d like to donate directly to SUSTAIN, items can be left at Tonbridge Baptist Church reception 9.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday.

If you are in need of food, please contact a front-line care agency such as GP, school teacher, early help, social services, health visitor, Jobcentre, Tonbridge Gateway, social worker, doctor or citizens advice who can make a referral for you.  

SUSTAIN is open for people to collect food parcels between 12.00 noon – 2.00pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

#HungerDoesNotWearClubColours

 

Published Thursday 26th August 2021