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Support your local foodbank

During these testing and unprecedented times, Southend United Community & Educational Trust in tandem with Southend United would like to encourage supporters and members of the wider public to donate to Southend Foodbank, to help those in desperate need.

Southend Foodbank – part of the Trussell Trust network – is currently remaining open and would welcome your donations and support.

The following items are in urgent need:

Packet rice


Rice pudding

Tinned carrots

Meat meals (e.g. chilli and curries)



Donations can be made at collections points in Asda Shoeburyness (06:00-00:00), Tesco on the A127 (24 hours) and at the Waitrose stores in Southend (7:30 – 9pm weekdays, 7:30 – 8pm Saturdays, 11am – 5pm Sundays) and Leigh (08:00-20:00).

Financial donations can be made via and Southend Foodbank’s Facebook page.

Please bear in mind things are moving fast and opening times are subject to change. All updates can be found on Southend Foodbank’s website and Facebook page.

Thank you for your support.

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