Ebor Court care home in York is partnering up with York Foodbank this Christmas to offer support to their local community.
With the use of food banks in the UK at an all-time high, the residents and staff at Ebor Court are asking their friends and neighbours to donate non-perishable food items, cleaning items, toiletries, and baby products to the home to be distributed by York Foodbank.
Ebor Court resident, Jean Elvy, said, ‘The way people are living today reminds me of the years during the war with so many people struggling.
‘I think York Foodbank in very necessary, and if there’s anything we can do I would like to help.’
Adam Raffell from York Foodbank commented, ‘Over the past 18 months we have seen a 60% rise in people using the Foodbank. Across the board all Foodbanks are working together to do as much as we can for people in our communities.
‘Everyone at Ebor Court is so kind, and we are extremely grateful to you all, thank you.’
Shane Talbot, the Home Manager at Ebor Court, added, ‘Christmas is a time for joy, so we want to do everything we can to put a smile on the face of everyone in our community this year.
‘We have three donation boxes in our foyer, where all are welcome to drop off any donations. Our kettle is always on, so you’re more than welcome to join us for a cuppa and a chat while you’re here!’
Donations for York Foodbank can be dropped off before Friday 8th December at Ebor Court care home, Great North Way, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6RB.
To find out more, you can call 01904 782 708, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ebor Court, operated by Ideal Carehomes, is a residential and dementia care home, rated ‘GOOD’ by the Care Quality Commission. All bedrooms in the care homes are en-suite, enabling staff to deliver person-centred care in a dignified manner, promoting independence as far as possible. Ideal Carehomes was named the winner of the Large Residential Care category in the Laing Buisson Awards 2022.