Epsom & Ewell Foodbank – Items they’re short of this week

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Epsom & Ewell Foodbank is a vital public service for the borough, providing assistance to people and families who are in need of help. With the current cost of living crisis, Epsom is being hit as hard as the rest of the country, and our foodbanks are unfortunately more vital than ever. Many local residents take the time to donate items to Epsom & Ewell Foodbank, not just food, but toiletries and baby-related items.

According to Epsom & Ewell Foodbank, there has been an increase in demand this month, and they fed more than 550 people in April. The foodbank has released a list of things that they’re either running low on or have run out of on their website. If you find yourself with any of these items that you can spare, please make your way to one of their donation points, which are listed at the bottom of this article.

They have completely run out of:

Powdered milk
Washing-up liquid
Sweets and treats for children (freddo, buttons, mini cookies, hairdo etc.)
Chocolate treats for adults
Instant mash
Honey
Peanut butter

Long-life sponge puddings

Pump soap

Washing powder, pods & tablets (bio & non-bio)

They urgently need:

Packet soup
Tinned fish
Tinned fruit
Coffee Sugar (500g) Meat pies
Powdered milk
Long-life sponge puddings
Biscuits
Tinned vegetables
Squash
Long-life UHT milk (semi-skimmed and full fat only)
Long-life fruit juice

Spaghetti in sauce

Pasta sauce

Shaving foam
Deodorant – all kinds
Shampoo & conditioner Adult toothbrushes

They are fully stocked with:

Pulses, pasta, rice and beans.

Their donation points are located at:

Leeds Building Society, 13 High Street, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 8DA

Epsom Methodist Church, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5AQ

Budgens, 65 The Broadway Stoneleigh, Epsom KT17 2HP

Sainsbury’s, Kiln Lane, Epsom, KT17 1EQ

Sainsbury’s parking garage, Leatherhead

Tesco, Oxshott Road, Leatherhead, KT22 0EF

Asda – Burgh Heath

The donation drop-off times are: Monday to Friday 9 am – 2 pm. They are closed on Bank Holidays.

The Foodbank’s contact details are:

Email – foodbank@generation.org.uk

Phone – 0208 786 8221

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