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Easter hampers

This year, we would like to offer Easter hampers in the same way that we offer them at Christmas; through referrals via the local schools, children’s centre, etc. As we all know it has been a particularly difficult year for many and it would be lovely as a church to respond by showing love in a practical way. We would be so grateful for either financial donations or of food. As we are not meeting as a church at the moment, food can be taken to the Blue School while the foodbank is open (Thursday mornings 10-12) or to Jacqui Huckle’s house. There will also be a box outside the window of the church office in the Blue School which is usually accessible during the day.

As it is Easter it would be nice to offer something a little special, as well as staple items. Foods that we are thinking of include:

  • Easter eggs
  • Boxes of Easter cakes
  • Good quality pots of jam
  • Part-baked rolls/baguettes
  • Mini Cheddars or other savoury biscuits
  • Chocolate/luxury biscuits
  • Tins of meat
  • Fresh potatoes
  • Fresh carrots
  • Toiletries

All “use by” dates need to be beyond 4th April 2021.

Financial donations would also be wonderful. Cash donations can be placed in the church letterbox in an envelope marked “Easter Hampers”. (The Blue School letterbox should not be used as it is not secure). Direct transfers can also be made using the giving section on this church website. If these options are not possible, cheques can be made payable to Cambourne Church and also placed in the church letterbox as above.

We aim to pack the hampers on Friday 19th March so that they can be delivered to schools before the end of term. The last date for donating food items will be Thursday 18th during the foodbank session. The deadline for financial donations is also midday on 18th March.

Thank you so much in advance for any contribution you feel you can make. If you’d like more information contact julie.whitbread@cambournechurch.org.uk

Hannah Heasley, 08/03/2021
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