We are part of the national Trolley Push event covering over 2,300 miles and visiting 50 of our foodbank locations across the UK. The five week tour begins in Salisbury, the home of Trussell Trust foodbanks.
Supporters and volunteers will tour with Phil the supermarket Trolley across the Island to raise awareness, funds and donations for this vital provision.
May 9th, 9.30am starting in Ryde at Hovertravel Terminal Ryde, who wil be holding an IoW Foodbank Green charity day with collections. There is a rumour that Neil Chapman of Hovertravel will be joining in with our Ryde push! Hovertravel will give us a special send off with Local Group Capo 4 playing us off on our way. The tour is as follows..
Shopping streets in Ryde, Wootton, Newport, Cowes, East Cowes, Shanklin, Sandown, Ventnor & Freshwater.
Special Stops at Tesco Extra - Ryde where an IoW Foodbank Green charity day will be in store.
Spar Store, Wootton who will have an IoW Foodbank Green charity day will be in store.
Isle of Wight Radio following our interview breakfast time the day before.
Church on the Roundabout, Newport for a special welcome.
isle of Wight County Press for a photo opportunity.
Waitrose, East Cowes who will be holding an IoW Foodbank green Charity day in store.
Wightlink, Fishbourne who will transport Phil The Trolley off the Island after a magnificent visit.
more details to follow...
IF YOU SEE US HOOT! IF YOU CAN DONATE SOME LOOT!
ISLANDERS HELPING ISLANDERS.
We are hoping that anyone on the route will support us in any way they can - even if it is by donating a can! A fun event but with a serious point to make. Join us in the push against food povety in the UK, especially the Isle of Wight. Further details can be found on www.trusselltrust.org/trolleypush