Christmas Food Drive – Donations needed

12 Dec 2016 Shauna O'Neill    Last updated: 14 Dec 2016

Christmas Food Drive

NICVA are participating as a collection point for the North Belfast food bank to help local people in food crisis. 

NICVA is supporting the annual Christmas Food Drive organised by the North Belfast Advice Partnership and are asking people to donate items from the list below to help fight local hunger. 

Demand on the food bank is getting bigger as the colder weather sets in and the cost of heating/lighting is increasing. Low income families are in need over the Christmas period so please donate what you can.

Items to donate:

  • Rice/pasta/noodles
  • Jar of sauces
  • Soups
  • Jams
  • Tea/ Coffee / Sugar
  • Biscuits / Chocolates
  • Desserts
  • Tins of peas / carrots / beans
  • Tined fruit / custard / jelly
  • Diluted juice
  • Cereal
  • Tins of meat / Fish
  • Long life milk
  • Toiletries
  • Washing liquid
  • Washing powder
  • Nappies
  • Baby wipes
  • Talcum powder
  • Baby shampoo
  • £5 vouchers for Asda/Tesco – as this allows people to purchase milk and bread, potatoes etc.

Donations of food and toiletries can be left in NICVA’s Reception area. The last day for donations is Friday 16 December.'s picture
by Shauna O'Neill

Information Officer

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