Bob Hancock, Chairman of the West London Masonic Centre, sent us this update at the end of December on the foodbank project:
“We completed our hot meals (400 a week) on 21st December with an outline plan to resume in January. Our number of hot meals for the year is in excess on 13,000.
Our Christmas hampers and food parcels for the vulnerable in West London and the SWAT project for homeless in Westminster perating from The Strand was completed on 22nd December.
300 food packages containing 5kg potatoes, 1kg of onions, carrot,and swede, 500g of sprouts, a broccoli head, 500g of rice,loaf of bread, tinned tuna,soup and beans sent to Hayes Food charity project (operating from Mecca Bingo Hall) and Ealing Foodbank charities.
12 hampers containing 5kg potatoes, 1kg of carrots, onions, swede, 500g sprouts, 6 bananas, apples and oranges sent to the Ealing COVID charity project.
650lbs of potato, 440lbs of onion, 260lb of swede sent to the SWAT food project who will cook for homeless in Westminster.
Our thanks go to the lodges and chapters at West London Masonic Centre, Temple Mark Lodge in Middlesex Province, and continued support from London Mark Charity Fund plus private donations from individual Freemasons which has made this ongoing project possible.”
Congratulations, everyone – keep up the good work!