New Christmas Food Bank Collection Point In Kempsey
19 Dec 2017

Leading housebuilder Linden Homes Western, creating the Kempsey Mead new homes development in Kempsey, is inviting local schools, businesses and residents to get involved in its work to help collect food for the Worcester Foodbank during the festive period and early in the new year.

The housebuilder has pledged its support this season, to help those in need. Worcester Foodbank collects supplies and provides three day emergency food and assistance to local people who are referred to them in crisis.

For those able to donate, non-perishable food can be dropped off at Kempsey Mead’s sales and marketing suite between 27th and 30th December or between 2nd and 7th January, ahead of the housebuilder’s team hand-delivering the gifts to the food bank in the new year. The items most in need include:

  • Tinned potatoes
  • Long-life fruit juice
  • Coffee
  • Jam
  • Mash potato
  • Washing powder
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Shaving foam and razors
  • Tin openers
  • Strong shopping bags
  • Sponge puddings
  • Washing up liquid

Sue Scholfield, sales and marketing director for Linden Homes Western, commented: "Here at Linden Homes, we are proud to be providing homes and communities within which families can enjoy the festive period – however, we are also committed to doing our bit to help those who are not afforded that luxury. There is often a drive to help charities during Christmas and so we wanted to offer some additional support just afterwards. We also thought people may have some spare items to donate to the food bank after Christmas and the time to do so.

"We would like to invite local schools, residents and businesses in Kempsey to work with us on this project and help us, to help those in need this year. The Kempsey community is one with real spirit and we are pleased to be tapping in to this to support such a worthy cause."

The sales and marketing suite at Kempsey is open for food bank donations between 27th and 30th December or between 2nd and 7th January from 10am and 5pm. Visit Kempsey Mead, off Main Road, Kempsey, WR5 3NF.

For information on the Worcester Foodbank visit


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