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12 May 2015

Club work for community earns praise

Wimbledon has received special thanks from a local community project that provides food parcels to those people in crisis.AFC 

  has in recent years collected donations of food, along with other specially requested items, at games in the run-up to Christmas for the Wimbledon Foodbank.Dons TrustThe 

Based in High Path, the Wimbledon Foodbank provides three-day emergency food parcels of nutritionally balanced non-perishables to people referred by more than 100 charities, churches and schools from within Merton.

The project relies on local organisations providing support and the club recently received a “Thank-You” card for its contribution. The card had the following message enclosed: “We have fed over 5,000 people in the last two years and had 57 tonnes of food donated! Thank you for your hard work and ongoing support!”

The photograph above shows Dons players and first-team coach Simon Bassey delivering items collected at AFC Wimbledon in 2013.

We wish to pass on thanks from the Wimbledon Foodbank to all those supporters who generously donated items.

  .websiteYou can find out more about the Wimbledon Foodbank, a project supported by The Trussell Trust, by visiting the 


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