Community support at its best

14th December 2023

We’re feeling so very blessed to have received such amazing support from our communities in and around Dereham, Swaffham & Fakenham. We want to say a big thank you to all those listed below who have held Christmas food drives for our food bank in the past couple of weeks – your generosity will brighten up a Christmas box and put a smile on many faces.

  • Foulsham Baptist Church
  • Fakenham, Dereham and Swaffham Tesco stores
  • Morrisons, Dereham
  • Reepham High School
  • Anglian Home Improvements
  • Neatherd High School, Dereham
  • Nicholas Hamond Academy, Swaffham
  • All Saints Church, Gressenhall
  • Tangent Club, Dereham
  • Dereham Litter Pickers
  • 1st Toftwood Brownies
  • East of England Co-op
  • Reepham Runners
  • Swaffham Gospel Hall Trust
  • Dereham Runners
  • The White Swan at Gressenhall

Our final Christmas donation arrives in the warehouse from the Dereham Runners… 124kg. Enough to feed 5 families for 3 days this Christmas. Excellent effort and almost double last year’s weight. Pictured are the Runners’ Chairman Jonathan Burton and food collection organiser Mandie Thorpe with Foodbank Warehouse Manager Suzanne Bushby.

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