Trick or Eat: Where to donate

Hackney streets/ locations taking part this year (please leave donations in the box outside on Sat 31st):

  • 9 Aden Grove

  • 22 Allen Road

  • 26 Allerton Road

  • 93 Balfour Road, N5

  • 5 Batley Place, N16

  • Bayston Road (numbers 57 and 9)

  • 106 Bethune Road (vicarage, next to the church)

  • 50 Bouverie Road (Tam's House Nursery)

  • 18 Brenthouse Road

  • 16 Brodia Road, N16

  • 66 Brooke Road

  • 16 Burma Road, N16

  • 12 Casimir Street. E5

  • Casbeard Street (outside Radwell Court and Barley Court)

  • 39 Chesholm Road, N16

  • 304 Cicely Williams Court, 8 Gibbs Lane

  • 67 Digby Crescent, N4

  • 30 Dunlace Rd, Clapton 

  • 135 Dynevor Road, N16

  • Earlybird Cards (Stoke Newington Church St)

  • 12 Edenbridge Road, E9 

  • 40 Elmcroft St, E5

  • 183b Evering Road, N16

  • 142 Glyn Road, E5

  • 39 Grayling Road

  • 2d Grazebrook road n16

  • 8 Haberdasher Street, N1 6EJ

  • 20 Harcombe Road, N16

  • 58 Hassett Road

  • 98 Hawksley Road

  • 42 Ickburgh Road

  • 82 Kynaston Road, N16

  • 5 Leswin Road

  • Murrain Road N4 2BN (​Hackney Showroom Community Space)

  • 27 Osbaldeston Road, N16 7DJ

  • 3a Petherton Road, N5

  • Prep Cookshop - Stoke Newington Church Street

  • 42 Prince George Road

  • 216 Richmond Road, E8

  • 384 Queensbridge Road

  • Elder Court, Saw Mill Way (Elder Court)

  • Sandon Court (261 Green Lanes)

  • 64 Springdale Road

  • 16 Summerhouse Road N16

  • 13 Vicars close, E9 7HT

  • 36 Yoakley Road, N16

  • 56 Ufton Road

Hackney residents prepare to Trick or Eat!

 

As Coronavirus leaves many Londoners unsure about how to spend Halloween, residents in Hackney are ditching trick or treating in favour of Trick or Eat!

 

Dozens of streets have signed up to the project to show their support for Hackney Foodbank – over 50 households and shops will be putting collection boxes outside where locals can donate non-perishable food.

 

Organisers have created a special map so families can dress up and enjoy a Trick or Eat trail in their neighbourhood, dropping food for people in poverty along the way.

 

Jenna Fansa of the Local Buyers Club said, “We ran Trick or Eat last year and collected more than 1,200 meals for Hackney Foodbank with just a small number of streets. This year we’ve been overwhelmed by the response – around 50 streets have signed up. Kindness is everywhere and mid-pandemic when so many people are suffering the community is stepping up to help.

 

“With cases of Covid-19 increasing in the capital, knocking on doors and asking for sweets doesn’t seem like the best idea – but dropping food outside in donation boxes is a wonderful way to get dressed up and enjoy Halloween.

 

“I’d encourage everyone in Hackney to pick up some extra tins or packets of food while they’re out shopping this week and to enjoy an alternative Halloween on Saturday October 31st when they take the kids out and give to people in need.”


Demand for Hackney Foodbank has more than doubled since lockdown, with over 10,000 emergency food parcels handed out between March and September.

We're also donating £5 to the Hackney Foodbank for each new Local Buyers Club member until 31 Oct.

Join here using code TRICKOREAT for just £10. Members benefit from savings and perks at hundreds of local independent businesses. 

If you'd like to be a drop-off point:

  • Email team@localbuyersclub.com if you'd like to be a drop-off point. Interest has been huge and, with limited resources, we're now only accepting households which can find a way to get the food to us in Stoke Newington on Sunday November 1.

  • We'll email you posters to print and put up in your street  and on the box.

  • Find a big box to place outside your home with a poster on Saturday October 31st

  • Text/Whatsapp your friends and neighbours and ask them for donations of non-perishable food

  • Store the food in your home until Sunday November 1st  and  deliver it to us in Stoke Newington for us to pass on to Hackney Foodbank.

WHAT DOES THE FOOD BANK NEED?

Items currently in short supply at Hackney Food Bank are longlife (UHT) milk, tinned beef and bars of soap - items which are often in high demand are tinned meat, fish and vegetables, dried pasta, curry sauce, long-life juice and toiletries.

If you'd like to donate money direct to Hackney Foodbank

please click HERE

 

Join the Club using code TRICKOREAT and we'll donate £5 to Hackney Foodbank

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We're on a mission to keep London's communities thriving

 

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We help shine a light on great independents and raise awareness of the advantages of shopping locally. We also organise and support community initiatives

 

But we can only do it with the support of our wonderful members 

Use code TRICKOREAT to join for just £10 - we'll donate £5 to Hackney Foodbank

 

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