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2017 Christmas Hamper Scheme

2nd November 2017

As the majority of us look forward to the festive season the reality is that there are many families who struggle financially and Christmas is a very difficult time. Saying Happy Christmas is easy but, together, we can do something to make it real for these families.
By putting together a Christmas Hamper and dropping it off at our warehouse or Foodbank Centres you can contribute to one family in Tameside having a happier Christmas. We will distribute the hampers to families in need.
Please obtain one nice size carrier bag and fill it with the following items:

• Chocolate Christmas log or Christmas cake
• Children’s Christmas chocolate e.g. selection box
• After dinner/adult chocolate (no alcohol filled ones please)
• Fancy sweet biscuits
• Pringles or similar
• Cheesy biscuits or similar
• Nuts
• Dried fruit (e.g. apricots, figs etc)
• Tinned ham
• Tinned tuna/salmon
• Sweet pickles
• Jam
• Shower gel or shampoo
• Christmas crackers

Please ensure that all items fit in one bag, there are no perishables in the bag and that all items have a use by date of 25th December or later and that there are no home-made items.

The times available for dropping off your hamper are

Mon 11:00 – 13:00 St Matthews, Dean Street (Between the Library and Market Hall), Stalybridge SK15 2DJ

Mon 10:00 – 11:30 Foodbank Warehouse, 4 The Arcade, Stanley Square, Stalybridge, SK15 1UL
Entrance at the rear.

Tue 11:00 – 13:00 St Matthews, Dean Street (Between the Library and Market Hall), Stalybridge SK15 2DJ

Thu 13:00 – 15:00 New Life Church, Hall Street off Stamford Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6SF

Fri 12:00 – 14:00 St. John’s Church Centre, (on the RHS of church building), Vicarage Drive, Dukinfield, SK16 5HZ

Sat 10:00 – 12:00 St. John’s Church Centre, (on the RHS of church building), Vicarage Drive, Dukinfield, SK16 5HZ

We ask that all people who wish to donate a hamper register. This helps us to understand how many hampers we can supply to families in need and also to plan for the distribution of the hampers. You can register your hamper by clicking Here

 

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