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Hibs’ supporters will be holding a foodbank collection ahead of this Saturday’s match against Alloa (13 December, kick off 3pm).

The Hands on Hibs supporters group have been working with the Trussell Trust to set up Saturday’s collection, with collection points open at the following three locations:

  • Outside ticket office (between West Stand and Famous Five Stand)
  • Entrance to East Stand
  • Outside Club Store

Supporters are asked to donate non-perishable items if they are able to, such as:

  • Tinned meat/fish
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned fruit
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Tea/coffee
  • Sugar
  • Soup
  • Milk (UHT)
  • Cereals
  • Rice/Pasta
  • Pasta Sauces
  • Jam
  • Biscuits/Breakfast bars

Toys and domestic items such as washing power/washing up liquid will also be accepted.

A statement on the club website stated: “The Club have had initial discussions with the local foodbank about how we can support them on an ongoing basis and will look to continue this partnership in the New Year following the appointment of the new Hibernian Community Foundation Executive Director.

“Hibernian FC is delighted to support the Trussell Trust and its work with the North Edinburgh and Leith Foodbank, and also a supporter’s initiative to hold a food collection around the stadium for the home match against Alloa.

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