Christmas Foodbank Appeal

Donations for the Liskeard Foodbank Christmas food parcels gratefully received.

Please place your donations in the box at reception or hand to a member of staff.

Please follow COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

Staff and volunteers at the foodbank are working hard to support the community. During the lockdown period they distributed 16.9 tonnes of donated food to over 1,300 local people in crisis. This is expected to rise substantially in the coming months as the various ‘safety nets’ put in place by the Government are withdrawn and more people lose their jobs.

Oak Tree and Pensilva Health Centre are keen to help in any way we can. We have set up a collection point at both sites and will be collecting donations from staff and patients for Christmas food parcels to be distributed by the Liskeard Foodbank to local people in crisis this Christmas. Whilst some of us are worrying about Christmas parties and whether we’ll get to celebrate with friends and family this year, many local people will be worrying about where their next meal is going to come from, or how they will afford to heat their homes, or buy presents for their children. Lets help to make a difference to those in need this festive season. Any donations to our Christmas appeal will be greatly received.

The Foodbank would be particularly grateful for the following items for the Christmas parcels; Tinned Salmon, Christmas Pudding, Mince Pies, Sweets/Chocolates, Tins of ham or chicken, Custard, Biscuits, Cream Crackers, Cranberry sauce, Stuffing, Gravy mix, Jars of pickles, onions and chutneys, Bread Sauce, Iced fruit bars (the surgery cannot store these unfortunately), Christmas chocolate logs, Sponge puddings, Packets of Crisps, Twiglets, and Cheese savouries etc.

Donations can be dropped into the surgery or handed to a member of staff at the door any time during opening hours. The Foodbank will then collect and distribute the items to local families who really need their help this winter.