Introducing the #bringaquid Campaign

Irons Supporting Foodbanks have announced the beginning of their 'Bring a Quid' initiative to raise awareness of the group’s work and also raise much needed funds for the underprivileged across the Newham borough and beyond.

There is an ever increasing pressure on foodbanks across the country as more and more people are unfortunately having to turn to them for support as the cost of living crisis hits us all.

The ISF team in action

The majority of cash donations are through ISF’s matchday collections, where currently we average £350-400 each matchday – but we need more to help those less lucky than ourselves.

It doesn’t take a lot to increase, we appreciate people across the board are suffering as times are very tough for us all – but it only takes a quid to help, that’s all! A quid can make a massive difference!

April sees a number of West Ham home games with league games against Southampton, Newcastle, Arsenal and Liverpool – in addition to the Europa Conference League quarter final game at the London Stadium and the FA Youth Cup Semi-Final. In total, we could see in total over 325,000 fans attend those games.

And if even only 1% of that group donated a quid, that would result in over £3,000 in cash donations – which, due to the ISF's partnership with HIS Church, would result in £15,000 worth of food becoming available to the various organisations the ISF works with across the borough and into Essex.

The ISF are kicking off this initiative with a 24-hour live stream with our friends at the West Ham Network – which will involve contributions from other West Ham fan channels including KUMB, West Ham players and staff as well as special guests.

This Sunday also sees the return of three generations of Pearly Kings who will be collecting with the ISF at the usual location on Stratford Walk and will be interviewed pitch-side before the game to talk about their activities supporting local communities.

Donations from fans unable to make the games can be made anytime here

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