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Greenwich Churches united to serve
What is Foodbank?
Foodbank provides an emergency 3 days supply of essential, non-
Who provides the food?
Food is donated by members of the public. Many churches in Greenwich are collecting food and have clearly labelled boxes so that items from the list (see left) can be easily dropped. Food is also received from other sources such as supermarkets. The food is sorted by volunteers and distributed from one of the Foodbank Welcome Centres.
How is the food distributed?
There are currently eight Welcome Centres which operate in Blackheath/Charlton Kidbrooke, Plumstead, Eltham, East Greenwich, Thamesmead and Woolwich.
For location maps click here. . .
Following an approach from Greenwich Ecumenical Borough Deans, Greenwich Council have provided a building to be a central warehouse in Eltham -
How can churches get involved?
There are four ways that local churches can support this exciting project which is seeking to demonstrate God’s love and the care of Christians to people who are in crisis and need a little help.
“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me...”
See Greenwich Foodbank on the Community Channel