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Birmingham City Mission This Birmingham City Mission (BCM) harvest pack has been designed with

Birmingham City Mission This Birmingham City Mission (BCM) harvest pack has been designed with KS 1 and KS 2 children in mind. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Birmingham City Mission Every year, at harvest time, BCM receives donations of food. This

Birmingham City Mission Every year, at harvest time, BCM receives donations of food. This is the story of what happens next… Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Children bring food into school for harvest People need food all year round, not

Children bring food into school for harvest People need food all year round, not just at harvest time. The best food that people can bring is food that will last a long time – food that comes in tins, packets or jars. Fresh food may spoil before it can be given out. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Many churches also give the food from their harvest festival celebration to BCM. Company

Many churches also give the food from their harvest festival celebration to BCM. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

BCM collects the food from school Often schools and churches celebrate their harvest festival

BCM collects the food from school Often schools and churches celebrate their harvest festival in the autumn. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Food goes to the Resource Centre Birmingham City Mission has a big warehouse, the

Food goes to the Resource Centre Birmingham City Mission has a big warehouse, the size of a school hall, full of shelves of food. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

The food is checked for freshness All food has a ‘best before’ or ‘use

The food is checked for freshness All food has a ‘best before’ or ‘use by’ date on it, to tell us when we should eat the food. We want the people who come to us to have good food to eat and so we only give away food that is in date. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Food is sorted into groups The same types of food are put together. This

Food is sorted into groups The same types of food are put together. This makes it easy to find the food we are looking for. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

The food is put into bags Each month Birmingham City Mission gives away over

The food is put into bags Each month Birmingham City Mission gives away over 220 parcels of food to people who need it. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

The food is given away We give food to anyone in Birmingham who needs

The food is given away We give food to anyone in Birmingham who needs it. They might be homeless, refugees, families who don’t have much money or people who don’t have jobs. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Birmingham City Mission is a Christian charity. The people who work at BCM help

Birmingham City Mission is a Christian charity. The people who work at BCM help people who need food because we believe it is what Jesus would want us to do. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

If you would like to help you could organise a collection of food in

If you would like to help you could organise a collection of food in your family, your class or your school. The next few pages have ideas of things which would be useful. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Breakfast ideas Cereal Tea Coffee Sugar Long life milk Jam Company Limited by Guarantee.

Breakfast ideas Cereal Tea Coffee Sugar Long life milk Jam Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Main meal ideas Dried pasta or rice Tinned meat pie Tinned potatoes Tinned carrots

Main meal ideas Dried pasta or rice Tinned meat pie Tinned potatoes Tinned carrots Tinned fish Tinned fruit Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Lunch ideas Sandwich fillers like tinned tuna, peanut butter and corned beef. Company Limited

Lunch ideas Sandwich fillers like tinned tuna, peanut butter and corned beef. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

It will always help us if the food you donate is in tins, packets

It will always help us if the food you donate is in tins, packets or jars. We can’t always sort and give out fresh food quickly enough. Please check that any food you give us will be good to eat for at least another month. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.

Birmingham City Mission The Clock Tower, 2 Langdon Street, Bordesley, Birmingham, B 9 4

Birmingham City Mission The Clock Tower, 2 Langdon Street, Bordesley, Birmingham, B 9 4 BP Tel: 0121 766 6603 E-mail: [email protected] mission. co. uk Web: www. birminghamcitymission. co. uk Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like more information about our work, or to book an assembly. Please contact the children’s team direct: Mrs. Sue Fearon, Children’s Team Co-ordinator 0121 766 6603 (option 3) Childrens. [email protected] co. uk Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England Wales. Reg No. 3112321. Registered Charity No. 1051023. VAT Registration No. 313992842.