Tesco Brandon customers donate 23 trays worth of items for foodbanks

Customers at Tesco Brandon donated 23 trays worth of food for two local foodbanks. Picture from left

Customers at Tesco Brandon donated 23 trays worth of food for two local foodbanks. Picture from left to right; Donna Goetsch, Tesco service manager; Lianne Spooner, Tesco community champion, and Sarah Jane from The Harevest Centre Foodbank. Picture: Tesco - Credit: Archant

Customers who donated items during a supermarket’s collection have helped two foodbanks.

Tesco in Brandon held their second Foodbank Local event where customers were encouraged to donate items.

All together 23 trays of food were collected.

The food was split between the Lakenheath Food Bank and The Harvest Centre Food Bank in Weeting.

Some customers gave their spare change and Tesco also donated a £20 gift vouch to each food bank to help towards fresh goods.


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Lianne Spooner, the supermarket’s community champion, said: “Our community really came together, their generosity was overwhelming.

“It really makes me proud of our community spirit.”

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On Saturday, July 29 Tesco Brandon will hold their fourth Family fun Day.

The event will be take place between 10am and 4pm on Brandon sports field. There will be stalls, games and entertainment.

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