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SOUTHEND UNITED SUPPORTS SOUTHEND FOODBANK

15 November 2021

On Saturday 13th November, Southend United urged supporters to help out those in need at the Southend Foodbank

In total, the first Southend United matchday foodbank collection raised:

- A massive 322kg of food and toiletries donated by generous Shrimpers

- £1200 in cash donations on the day, as well as more online donations coming in over the weekend

- 100s of leaflets, stickers and social media shares that helped spread the message

- 68 hours of volunteer time, plus vital support from the Southend United Community and Educational Trust and the club staff

- 6 pubs supporting the event, with three pub collection points (thanks to The Cricketers, The Plough, West Road Tap, Mile and Third, Blue Boar and Spread Eagle – the latter three hosting collection crates on the day)

- 2 teams’ fans donating (thanks Woking FC fans for putting some cash in the cans!) because #HungerDoesntWearClubColours

- 1 Sammy the Shrimp

 

(SUFC Community and Educational Trust visit Southend Foodbank, with 322kg donations collected at Roots Hall with support from Fans Supporting Southend Foodbanks.)

 


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