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Donate Items At Tesco This Weekend To Keep Food Banks Supplied

Published on: 30 Nov, 2022
Updated on: 29 Nov, 2022

Tesco is asking shoppers to donate long-life food items to keep food banks supplied this winter.

The tenth annual Tesco Food Collection is taking place in every UK Tesco store from Thursday to Saturday, December 1 to 3.

will top up all those donations with 20% in cash to support food bank charities.

Tesco said the donations will support food banks in the Trussell Trust’s network to provide emergency parcels to people in crisis and help FareShare supplement fresh food donations to thousands of frontline charities.

It adds that shoppers at large stores will also be able to pick up pre-filled donation bags containing items that food banks and local charities have chosen.

During the collection Tesco customers can also round up their bill at the till to make a small donation to the charities or donate Clubcard vouchers online, with Tesco matching their value.

Tesco’s chief executive officer Ken Murphy said: “This is going to be a difficult winter for food banks and charities and every can, packet or jar our customers donate to this weekend will make a difference. We will top up all those donations with 20% in cash to support the charities.”

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