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Rhu & Shandon Community Council

Food Collection

Food Collection

Added at 23:07 on 26 October 2023

Saturday 28th October 10.00 – 11.00 am Foodbank Collection
at Rhu & Shandon Church Grounds

Many of you will have seen the emergency appeal for donations by the Helensburgh and Lomond Foodbank in last week Helensburgh Advertiser. They reported that "the Foodbank store shelves are nearly empty. as demand from local families reaches its highest level in 9 years." Celia Scanlan, Chair of the Foodbank Committee, said "Things are bleak at the Foodbank, with possibly only another week's supplies left in the stores." 

Our wonderful caring community has generously supported the foodbank for many years. That spirit of generosity is needed now more than ever. We appreciate that the Cost of Living crisis affects us all, but with increasing numbers needling the foodbank support, any contribution - however small - will be gratefully appreciated.

Items Urgently Needed

  • Tins of cold meat
  • Tins of stew, mince, hot dogs, etc.
  • Tins of vegetables
  • Long-Life Milk of all three types
  • Tins of soup
  • Tins of Tuna
  • Tins of Custard / Rice Pudding
  • Biscuits
  • Cereal Bars
  • Boxes of Cereal / Porridge Oats
  • Jars of Pasta Sauce
  • Tins of Tomatoes
  • Tins of Baked Beans
  • Tins of Macaroni Cheese
  • Instant microwave meals in a packet: e.g. Couscous, Noodles or Pasta 'n' Sauce
  • Teabags
  • Jars of Coffee
  • Juice
  • Cooking oil

Please note we cannot take:
Fresh food, Opened items or Out of Date food