Food Donations for Elderly and Vulnerable Residents

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Local businesses and residents are urged to come forward and help support some of the boroughs older and most vulnerable residents, who are struggling to get the shopping they need during this pandemic.

Age UK Richmond along with 19 other local charities under the Community Independent Living Service (CILS partnership) in collaboration with Richmond Council are working together to help and support the most in need during the current unprecedented COVID-19 health crisis.

From Monday the 23rd of March, they will start taking donations of food and household items from the public and local businesses, which will then be delivered via a trustworthy network of third sector staff members and DBS checked volunteers.

Non-perishable donations neededtinned soup, fruit and vegetables, tinned meat and fish, powdered milk, rice, pasta and sauces, cereals, biscuits, crisps, toilet rolls and personal care items for example: baby wipes, incontinence pads and cleaning products.

Donations accepted from Monday 23 March, 9am till 2pm until further notice at: Twickenham Wellbeing Centre, Arragon Road, Twickenham, London, TW1 3NH. 

A collection point has also been set up in Kew at 25 Chaucer Avenue, TW9 4JH.