In the spirit of community and camaraderie, the Telford Tigers are thrilled to announce their upcoming food donation drive, set to coincide with home fixtures on January 6th and 7th. This initiative aims to give back to the community that has steadfastly supported the club over the years.
As a club deeply embedded in the fabric of the community, Telford Tigers recognise the importance of supporting those in need, especially during challenging times. Now, Tigers are more determined than ever to make a positive impact on the lives of their neighbours.
General Manager and Head Coach, Tom Watkins, expressed his enthusiasm for the initiative, stating,
“We believe in the power of community. Our fans have been the backbone of our success, and we want to give back in any way we can. This food donation drive is a small gesture of our gratitude to the community that supports us so well. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who need it most.”
The food donation drive will take place on both January 6th and 7th during the Telford Tigers’ home fixtures at Telford Ice Rink. Fans and supporters are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to the rink and drop them off at the designated drop off point.
Telford Tigers are particularly looking for items such as canned goods, pasta, rice, and other non-perishable staples that will go a long way in supporting local families facing food insecurity.
Other items that you may wish to donate include;
Tinned meats – (chicken/corned beef/tuna/ salmon etc)
Tinned meals – (Stew, meatballs, curry etc)
Cereal & breakfast products
Chocolate Bars & Biscuits
Coffee & sugar
Rice Pudding & tinned fruit
Sanitary Pads & Tampons
Size 5 & 6 Nappies
Shower Gel & Soap
Telford Crisis Support also welcome any dietary-specific foods, vegetarian, gluten-free, free-from etc.
By participating in this initiative, fans not only contribute to a worthy cause but also become part of a collective effort to make a positive impact on the local community. Telford Tigers hope to see the rink brimming with generosity as supporters rally together to support their neighbours in need.
If you would like to donate directly to Telford Crisis Support or find out more about what they do, you can be contact them via the details below:
Telford Crisis Support
Stafford Park 7