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Everton Ambassadors share important foodbank message in lead up to Christmas

Everton’s Ambassadors are helping raise awareness of how the public can still donate to local foodbanks in time for Christmas – and help people across the city when it is needed most.  

Graeme Sharp, Ian Snodin and Graham Stuart made their own donation of items to North Liverpool Foodbank while also explaining how people can donate food, which items are most needed and how to donate online.

Everton Ambassadors share important foodbank message in lead up to Christmas

Graeme Sharp, Everton’s Player’s Life President said:

“Everton fans, and the wider Liverpool community have been fantastic in their generosity this year, especially during lockdown and after the suspension of the regular Fans Supporting Foodbanks matchday collections.  

“With Christmas on the way, those donations are needed more than ever. With restrictions easing, foodbanks are accepting donations in person, but if you can’t get there, you can still donate online or by text. There’s still time to make a big difference to someone’s Christmas.”  

Foodbanks around the city are accepting physical donations of goods and non-perishable food and toiletries can be dropped off at the following locations:   

·       North Liverpool Foodbank, St. Andrews Community Network, Lark Hill Road, Clubmoor, Liverpool, L13 9BR. 0151 226 3406 jo@standrewslive.org.uk

·       Netherley Youth and Community Centre, 41 Damson Road, L27 8XR. 0151 487 6421.  

·       Bridge Chapel, Heath Road, L19 4XR, 0151 281 9716.  

·       Liverpool 6 Community Centre, 99 Queens Road, L6 2NF. 0151 260 1297 L6centre@aol.com 

The foodbanks are open for donations 9am-4pm Monday-Friday. 

Urgently needed food items include: 

·       Tinned potatoes 

·       Tinned vegetables (tomatoes, carrots, peas, sweetcorn) 

·       Mashed potato 

·       Fruit juice 

·       Coffee 

·       Curry and pasta sauce 

·       Custard 

·       Cup-a-soups 

·       Noodles 

·       Jam 

Everton Ambassadors share important foodbank message in lead up to Christmas

If you can’t make it to any of the locations, you can also donate online or by text.   

Online: Visit www.donorbox.org/standrewscn (St Andrew’s Community Network) – and use the dropdown menu to select the Foodbank. 

By text: To support the work carried out by Everton in the Community, North Liverpool Foodbank and Fans Supporting Foodbanks, you can donate to Everton’s Blue Family campaign by clicking here  

Alternatively, donations can be made to Fans Supporting foodbanks by visitingwww.donorbox.org/fanssupportingfoodbanks5years or directly to theSt Andrew’s Community Network Foodbank. Donations cost £5 plus standard network message rate. You can also text FOODBANKFC with a specific amount up to £25 if you’d like to donate more.

READ MORE: Support Fans Supporting Foodbanks from home

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