Urgent call for help to community as current premises are being sold
Hammersmith & Fulham Foodbank has issued an urgent message to the local community asking for help finding a new warehouse.
On its website the call for help says: "Our existing warehouse space is being sold and our planned move to another local facility has been withdrawn. We now URGENTLY need somewhere to move.
"Can you help?"
On the Foodbank's wishlist:
If you can be of assistance, please contact Daphine or James on 020 7731 3693, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The foodbank says food donations are absolutely vital to its ability to give everyone referred to it a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food.
Our shopping list on the right shows the food items that we need right now.
Here's the full list:
There are collection points across the borough, including Hammersmith Town Hall, libraries and Sainsbury's, Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets.
There is also a collection point within estate agent Willmotts, at 12 Blacks Road, next to the King Street branch of M&S.
You can see a full list of collection points here.
QPR in the Community Trust has also strengthened its partnership with the Foodbank and has a foobank collection in at the Family Fan Zone before each weekend home game.
QPR's Angel Rangel visits the foodbank
To receive a food package from H&F Foodbank people need a voucher which can picked up from a range of different organisations, including social workers, GPs, the Citizens Advice Bureau and Children’s centres.
The charity has three centres, each in a different part of our borough.
White City Distribution Centre, The Hub @ 75 is at 75 Bloemfontein Road, White City W12 7DA. It is open every week on Mondays, 12.30pm - 3pm; Wednesdays, 10am - 12pm and Saturdays, 10am - 12.pm.
Fulham Distribution Centre, Christ Church Fulham, 67 Studdridge Street, Fulham, SW6 3TD. It is open every week on Tuesday from 10.30am to 1pm and Friday from 2pm to 4.30pm.
Shepherd's Bush Distribution Centre, St Simons, Rockley Road, Shepherds Bush, W14 0DA. It is open every week on Thursday from 1pm to 3pm.
November 13, 2019