Foodbank Donation Points at Booths

Foodbanks at booths

All year round you can find foodbank donation points in Booths stores.

A scheme pioneered by our very own Colin Porter, we’re partnered with an assortment of local charities from donation hubs, who distribute donations to where they’re needed, to kitchens who can make use of our surplus food. A selection of our partners even work from within the stores themselves, in space reserved for them in our warehouses. Colin says:

Supporting anybody who is in need is core to the Booths values and we want to help more people and families who are going through challenging times. Homelessness, financial issues or just circumstances that have fallen upon you can make the basics in life a challenge and I am personally delighted and proud to say; we are going to help make a difference to local people and families throughout the coming year.

List of stores and their Foodbank partners:

  1. Barrowford – Grassroots
  2. Burscough – Grove Community Association
  3. Carnforth – Lancaster and District Homeless Action Service (LDHAS)
  4. Garstang – LDHAS
  5. Kirkby – LDHAS
  6. Milnthorpe – LDHAS
  7. Scotforth – LDHAS
  8. Hale Barns – Bread & Butter
  9. St Annes – Blackpool Food Partnership
  10. PoultonBlackpool Food Partnership
  11. Longridge – Ribble Valley
  12. Clitheroe – Ribble Valley
  13. Lytham – Fylde Foodbank
  14. Ulverston – Ulverston Foodbank
  15. Media City – Cornerstone /Bread & Butter / Food Cycle
  16. Kendal – Kings foodbank
  17. Settle – Skipton Foodbank
  18. Knutsford – Mid Cheshire Foodbank
  19. Ilkley – CTI Ilkley
  20. Penwortham – CTI Penwortham
  21. Fulwood – Fairshare Preston
  22. Hesketh – Fairshare Preston
  23. Longton – Fairshare Preston
  24. Chorley – Help the Homeless
  25. Penrith – Salvation Army
  26. Windermere – Windermere foodbank
  27. Ripon – Salvation Army
  28. Keswick – Ulverston Foodbank

We are partnering with Smooth Radio North West this Christmas on a mission to drive foodbank donations in Booths stores.

Partnering with Smooth Radio North West means we have the opportunity to reach a wider audience and as such help more people, we want to make a real difference to local people and families this Christmas as well as throughout the coming year.

Colin visits Smooth

Top Left: Darren and Colin. Top Right: Darren and Colin. Bottom left: Colin. Bottom Right: Smooth Team and Booths Team with Smooth HQ’s Donation Point.

Our Colin visited presenter Darren Parks to chat about the scheme. Find out more from Smooth by clicking here, they’re also offering an opportunity to win a Booth Christmas hamper. Of our partnership, Colin said,

This year’s Christmas appeal ‘Christmas in Your Community’ is just fantastic and allows us as a brand to really connect with our customers and local community centres through what we do best, FOOD. The Smooth radio appeal allows us to reach a greater audience and as such help more people.

Suggested list of staple items to donate:

Please note, no items containing alcohol should be donated

Alcohol free Christmas cake
Chocolate
Tins of biscuits
Crackers for cheese
Sweets and snacks
Alcohol free Mince pies

Tinned Items (ring pull if possible):
Alcohol free Tinned pate
Soups
Beans
Spaghetti
Tinned fish
Tinned meats
Pies
Potatoes
Tomatoes
Carrots
Peas
Sweetcorn
Tinned fruit
Rice Pudding
Custard

Pasta Sauce jars
Cereals
Cup-a-Soup
Instant Noodles
Pot Noodle
Biscuits
Crackers
Cereal bars
Instant Mash
Cartons of Juice
Tea
Coffee
Long-Life Milk
Bottled Water

Tooth Paste
Tooth Brushes
Shower Gel
Shampoo
Deodorant
Toilet Rolls
Feminine hygiene products
Nappies & wipes

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