Edmonton firm’s appeal for Easter egg donations to support food charity

The Edmonton branch of Access Self Storage hopes to collect 200 chocolate eggs to donate to The Felix Project

Easter egg
credit Access Self Storage

Enfield residents are being urged to donate chocolate Easter eggs and help support food charities.

Around 200 boxed eggs are needed to fill a large container provided by Access Self Storage, which is running the Easter campaign in support of food redistribution charity The Felix Project, which has a depot in Edmonton.

Recent research found 1.5 million adults in London alone are struggling to afford to eat every day and 300,000 children are at risk of missing their next meal.

Some 34 Access Self Storage branches located around the UK will be collecting for both The Felix Project and Fare Share this Easter. If every store fills its container it would amount to almost 8,000 chocolate eggs that can be distributed to those in need.

The Edmonton branch is located at Eley Industrial Estate, Unit 1 Thornton Road, N18 3BA.

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Jan Albert Fourie, general Manager of operations at Access Self Storage, said: “It’s so important for our store teams to work closely with their local communities and to be able to help those that will really benefit from this collection. Our aim is to fill our storage units over and over while this campaign remains open and if we can collect 8,000 Easter eggs this year we know the teams and our charity partner, The Felix Project and Fare Share will be so grateful.

“If every customer donates just one Easter egg throughout this campaign we can smash our target and make a huge difference.”

Staff have already begun collecting eggs and donations can be made at the store between Friday 1st and Monday 25th March, ahead of the charity collection and distribution in time for Easter.

Richard Smith, head of food supply at The Felix Project, said: “We are delighted to be working with Access Self Storage and receiving Easter eggs. We know that many families struggle to afford to feed their families and at times like Easter parents often feel more pressure to spend money they do not have on luxuries like chocolate eggs.

“Being able to get them from their local food banks or other support service is a huge help and means they do not have to worry about their children going without.”

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