The Lambourn Junction – helping those in need in the Valley

Lambourn Junction is a service run by volunteers to provide a food hub for local residents, many of whom find themselves in need during this unprecedented time of Covid-19. Not only do we help with providing food but help with other issues including housing and utilities.

At present the Lambourn Junction is helping up to 50 families and individuals every week. 

We are purely run on donations from the local community. Whatever we receive stays in Lambourn and along the valley. We try to provide a balanced bag of food including fruit and vegetables.

February Update

This month we are looking for more donations of tinned custard, fruit, ravioli, tuna, carrots/sweetcord/potatoes/peas. Donations can be dropped off during opening hours or by contacting Julie on 07840 780345.

January Update

We are very grateful for everyone’s donations over Christmas and also at the Boxing Day/Bank Holiday Hunt. This month we are looking for more donations of tinned meat as it is the easiest source of protein as we don’t currently have refridgeration facilities. We are looking for tinned hot dogs, meatballs, Fray Bentos meat pies and corned beef. 

Donations can be dropped off during opening hours or by contacting Julie on 07840 780345.

Location and opening hours

The Lambourn Junction is located in a secure unit at the back of the carpark behind Goodie’s Café.

It is open 11am to 1pm Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. 

If you need anything outside these hours please call Julie on 07840 780345. Deliveries can be arranged.

Food donations

If you’re wondering how you can help those in your village, please consider donating to the Lambourn Junction between 11am and 1pm Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. We are very grateful for the following food donations (we can’t accept non-food donations):

  • cereal, pasta, rice, beans.
  • tea, coffee, UHT milk.
  • soup.
  • baked beans.
  • custard. 
  • ravioli, pasta and pasta sauce.
  • tinned food.
  • fruit and fruit juice.
  • biscuits.

Please provide items in small sizes which will be easy to distribute individually. 

How to contact The Junction

If you know anyone who might need a bit of help, please encourage them to call either Julie Blogg on 07840 780345. 

Please also follow us on facebook here facebook.com/The-Lambourn-Junction

Thanks to…

The Lambourn Junction would like particularly to thank all the volunteers and people who have made donations, The High Sheriff of Berkshire (above with Julie Blogg), Baydon House, Sovereign Housing, District Councillor Howard Woollaston and the Royal British Legion which was very supportive in allowing the Junction to use its premises during the summer of 2021. 

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