Your Local Paper Winter Appeal

Cash, food, toiletries and Christmas decorations have been sent in to Your Local Paper’s Winter Appeal.

We are asking our readers to help those less fortunate this winter by donating much-needed items to King’s Lynn Foodbank, The Purfleet Trust and King’s Lynn Winter Night Shelter.

Generous readers have so far brought in Christmas decorations for resident’s of the Purfleet’s houses, food items for the night shelter and the food bank and cheques for all three charities.

Items from each charity’s wish list can be brought in to our temporary office at Shakespeare Barn, 5 St George’s Courtyard, King Street, King’s Lynn.

Please ensure any toiletries are new and unopened.

Night shelter: Cereals, biscuits, chocolate treats, tinned fish, fruit juice, squash, toilet roll, mayonnaise, coffee, washing powder, washing up liquid and black bin liners.

Donations of fresh milk, bread, fruit and vegetables can be taken to the shelter at St Ann’s Fort on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 1pm.

Food bank: Tinned meat, tinned tomatoes, fish and fruit, selection boxes, mince pies, deodorant, toilet roll, shampoo, long life milk, and tinned or microwave puddings. Baked beans are not needed.

The Purfleet Trust: Toiletries,  women’s sanitary products, new underwear for men and women, socks, selection boxes, gift sets, boxes of chocolates, Christmas wrapping paper, gift bags and decorations, coffee, long life milk, cooking oil, flour.

Fresh milk and butter can be dropped off at The Purfleet Trust’s Austin Fields base from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Cheques can be made payable to either: King’s Lynn Winter Night Shelter, King’s Lynn Foodbank or The Purfleet Trust.