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Looking back to the end of 2018, this was the true spirit of Christmas.

What a fantastic response we  had! Thank you, thank you so much to everyone who has helped to fill our storecupboards. We are tremendously grateful to all the churches, stores, schools, businesses and individuals who have taken part.
We want to say a special thank you this year to the Traveller Community for setting up the Face Book  Food Bank Challenge and for the very generous donations that have come to Homeless Care.

We are tremendously grateful to all the people who have donated via our website with a one off gift or a regular payment. You all make a significant contribution to running our services for homeless and vulnerable people.

Thank you all, your kindness will last much longer than just  Christmas and will take us well into 2019! 

Participating stores included:
Sainsburys Quarry Hill Wood Industrial Estate, Aylesford, ME20 7NA
Sainsburys Romney Place Maidstone ME15 6SF
Morrisons, New Hythe Lane, Aylesford ME20 6AB
Morrisons Sutton Road, Maidstone ME15 9NN

Manager Sam Salti & Chris Rayner at East Peckham Co-op
A Big thank you to  staff and customers at the Bram Bridges store for raising over £500 as well as collecting loads of food and clothes for Maidstone's homeless people.
A brilliant contribution! We are so grateful.

Maidstone Schools have worked very hard to support the campaign & on behalf of all the people who will benefit this Christmas we would like to say THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

St Simon Stock School is happy to help - very many thanks to  everyone involved, for such



Maidstone Girls' Grammar School with just a small selection from their very generous donation. Thank you so much.

Oakwood Park Grammar School with bags and bags of food for homeless and vulnerable people in Maidstone - very many thanks.

Mike FitzGerald (in the sunnies) collects from Maidstone Grammar School, Barton Road. An awesome result - a huge thank you to everyone who contributed.


Maidstone Homeless Care Social

I’m doing really well, I’m in France visiting mum and dad and having a great time, thanks for all your help and everything you’ve done for me. Nick


A little thank you for all your help. Suzanne


More information

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