Cambridge City partner with local foodbank

Supporters can donate at every home match

Cambridge City Football Club have announced that their charity partner for the 2020/21 season is The Cambridge City Foodbank.

The Lilywhites recently asked fans to submit nominations for this seasons charity following a successful partnership with mental health charity Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire MIND, in which thousands of pounds was raised. Unanimously chosen by the Club Board and Supporters Trust Board was The Cambridge City Foodbank.

The foodbank is part of the Trussell Trust network and was founded in 2010 and exists to provide food and relief to the needy within a 25-mile radius of Cambridge, operating from 7 distribution centres located around Cambridge and Cambourne.
The centres provide emergency food parcels to people referred by professional support agencies around the city. They also operate the Fairbite food club shop in Arbury.

The foodbank relies on donations from members of the public, to support this the club will become a drop-off point for items on home match-days starting with this Saturdays opening league match at home to Tilbury FC.

Supporters wishing to make donations can drop off items at the pop-up club shop on match-days. Preferred items include; tinned foods, sanitary products, long-life milk, stock cubes, washing-up liquid and noodles.

Read more here- and you can find out more about the work of the Foodbank by heading here.

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