FOODBANKS across the region are appealing for more donations as we head in to winter.
Vulnerable families and individuals in Gloucestershire and north Wiltshire are in need of extra support during the coldest months of the year.
Malmesbury Foodbank has released a list of the top 10 items they are in need of which are indicative of foodbanks across the area:
- Tinned fruit
- Tinned potatoes
- Tinned meat
- Long life milk
- Long life fruit juice
- Cling film
- Tin foil
- Washing detergent
- Washing up liquid
Foodbanks throughout the region are also keen to receive Christmas donations such as chocolates and puddings.
In Malmesbury, donations can be made at Waitrose or at the United Reform Church, West Street, SN16 0AR.
To make a donation in Stroud or Dursley go to the foodbank at Brimscombe Port business park.
For Cirencester, go to Ashcroft Church on Ashcroft Road.
In Tetbury the foodbank is at St Mary’s Community Centre on St Mary’s Road.
Beavers in Thornbury recently collected an incredible five trolley’s worth of donations in just one day for the town’s foodbank, which is at the Baptist Church on Gillingstool road.
Click here to find out more about the Beaver’s fantastic achievement.