Boxes of Christmas joy from Bourne, Holbeach and Market Deeping

Collection boxes ready for distribution at the Tesco store in Market Deeping. ANL-161215-165339001
Collection boxes ready for distribution at the Tesco store in Market Deeping. ANL-161215-165339001

Tesco stores in south Lincolnshire called out for customers to support a regional Christmas gift campaign last month and were able to collect 146 filled boxes.

Staff collected items donated by customers in store, to fill gift boxes to give to elderly people and those who are vulnerable this Christmas. The gift boxes included items such as sweets, chocolate, socks and puzzle books

The store in Godsey Lane, Market Deeping collected 39 boxes and delivered them to the Childrens Centre and Age Concern, while the one at Cherry Holt Road, Bourne collected 50 boxes and delivered them to Digby Court care home, Meadow Road sheltered housing and Butterfields Meals on Wheels and Day Centre.

The Holbeach store in Boston Road collected 57 boxes and delivered them to The Bancroft care home, the Capricorn home Cottage and Mayfields care home.