Christmas hamper donated to foodbank by Enfield Lock firm

The donation was prompted by Enfield North MP Feryal Clark’s appeal to businesses to support North Enfield Foodbank in the run-up to Christmas

Enfield North MP Feryal Clark (second left) collects the donation from JJ Food Service before delivering to North Enfield Foodbank
Feryal Clark MP (second left) collects the JJ Food Service donation before delivering to North Enfield Foodbank

An Enfield Lock food distribution firm made a Christmas hamper donation to North Enfield Foodbank.

Following an appeal to local businesses help support the foodbank, Enfield North MP Feryal Clark MP visited JJ Food Service last week to collect a £200 Christmas hamper donation.

Clark then visited the North Enfield Foodbank to donate the hamper and tour their facility, to see their work and speak about the pressures of the festive period.

This is North Enfield Foodbank’s twelfth year of running its services in Enfield, and during a cost-of-living crisis, its services have become more vital than ever.

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The foodbank launched its ‘reverse advent calendar’ in November, asking residents to give an item every day for the run-up to Christmas – which are now being turned into food parcels for those in crisis in Enfield.

Feryal Clark MP said: “I want to thank JJ Food Service for their generous donation and all the amazing work they do in our community in Enfield.

“Local businesses are the backbone of our community, and I know things have been really tough this year, so I am incredibly grateful to have them in Enfield.

“The same goes for the North Enfield Foodbank, which has supported residents for twelve years in a row now. It was great to visit the team and thank them for all they do.”

JJ Food Service managing director, Mushtaque Ahmed, said: “Many individuals face difficulties during the Christmas season, and we are grateful for the opportunity to make a positive difference.

“Our team already supplies a number of restaurants, schools, and homes in Enfield. That’s why this small donation means a lot to us. Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to Feryal and her team for her ongoing support of the local Enfield community.”

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