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All donation for Storehouse that were left in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, or Mary’s Place before the buildings closed have been delivered to Storehouse.

The Fox is now closed but Storehouse continue to send food bags to the various agencies that refer people to them so that they can give them to those who need them. There may be still donation points in Sainsbury’s and Morrisons.

Some people have asked about donating money so that items they need for the bags can still be purchased. If you would like to continue supporting this valuable service for the needy you can send cheques made out to ‘Storehouse’ to: Vineyard Church, Hope Centre, 42 - 44 Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1NW.

Many thanks for all you do for Storehouse.- Jacqui Wilson.


A message from Storehouse Co-ordinator Caroline Stannard 

I hope you are all well. If there is anything I can do for you at this time, if you need anything dropping to your doorstop I am happy to do that, please let me know. Just wanted to update you on a very big shift in what is happening at the moment with how Storehouse is going to be working at this critical time. 

I am chuffed to let you know that Melton Borough Council have put together a crisis team in response to food poverty which is set to rise in the near future, especially with so many more people having to self-isolate.

The council have the workforce to assess people's need and also have some delivery drivers in place to be able to distribute food straight to people’s front doors. Although they had the system ready to go, what they didn’t have was any food donations.

So, during this pandemic Storehouse will be partnering with the Crisis team providing them with all the food donations that they need. Today we have provided them with 85 packed food bags (3 days of breakfast, lunch and dinner) nappies, sanitary products, toiletries and 360 eggs that came in from McDonalds after they closed. We will continue to provide them with the donations on a weekly basis. 

I strongly believe that partnering with the Crisis team and working together is the best and most sustainable way to ensure that people get the food and other supplies that they so desperately need.

Speaking on your behalf (I hope you don’t mind), I told them that I am convinced that when you donate to Storehouse, you are donating to vulnerable people rather than to us as an organisation and that our main concern is that people are getting the food/nappies/toiletries that they need!

I want to thank you for all the support that you give to Storehouse. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Any questions let me know. 
Kind regards
(Mob) 07926 565096.

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