Beaver Scouts and local schoolchildren learn how their donations help families in need

Three groups of youngsters delivered an array of donations to the Food Hub at the end of November – and took the opportunity to enjoy a tour of our stores at Purley United Reformed Church and learn about how their contributions provide vital help to hard-pressed families.

Children from Harris Primary Academy, Kenley, delivered their food collection on the 24th and were keen to hear what happens to the food that people donate and how items are sorted, stored, then packed into parcels and delivered to clients’ homes.

The following day the 16th Purley Beavers colony, linked to All Saints Church, Sanderstead, visited us with more donations as part of their series of learning about ways to help the community.

Then on 29th November pupils from St Aidan’s Catholic Primary School in Coulsdon popped in with an amazing assortment of around 50 bags of donations before stopping for a quick photoshoot.

We really appreciate all your help and your interest, guys – hope you enjoyed your visit!

Welcome visitors: the group from Harris Primary Academy, Kenley
Youngsters from 16th Purley Beavers, Sanderstead
Pupils from St Aidan’s Catholic Primary School, Coulsdon, with their bumper delivery