A Kent foodbank is introducing 'The 12 Tins of Christmas' to encourage the public to donate in the run up to the festive season.

The Family Food Bank has sites in Ashford, Maidstone, Swale and Thanet.

3,500

Food boxes given out

54

Tonnes of food donated

133,000

individual meals to families in Kent

  • What are the '12 Tins of Christmas'?

The Family Food Bank has identified the 12 tins as the most sought after food items.

These are tins of:

  • 1. Curry

  • 2. Chilli

  • 3. Chicken in Sauce

  • 4. Meatballs

  • 5. Stew

  • 6. Pasta (Ravioli/Macaroni)

  • 7. Tuna or other fish

  • 8. Potatoes

  • 9. Peas / Carrots

  • 10. Sweetcorn

  • 11. Custard/Rice Pudding

  • 12. Fruit

For more information on where you can donate, head to the Family Foodbank website.