[City Square Mall] Food Bank Box for Donating Excess Food

Have excess food at home?

Not sure what to do with it?

How about dropping it off at City Square Mall’s latest Food Bank Box? This helps both the underprivileged in Singapore, as well as doing a part for Mother Earth! 🙂

In collaboration with The Food Bank Singapore Ltd, City Square Mall has added Food Bank Boxes for the public to donate our non-perishable and excess food items to the needy. You can read more about why having this Food Bank Box helps Mother Earth below.

So what are suitable food items you can donate?

  • Non-perishable food
  • Unopened
  • Unused
  • At least 4 weeks of shelf life

Examples of acceptable items: Canned food, dried food, preserved food, staples, snacks, condiments, non-refrigerated beverages

SGVegan_Food Bank Box at City Square Mall - Acceptable Food Items
SGVegan_Food Bank Box at City Square Mall – Acceptable Food Items

Location: Level 2, besides the Customer Service Counter (City Square Mall is located at 180 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208539. near Farrer Park MRT station)

SGVegan_Food Bank Box at City Square Mall - Level 2 besides the Customer Service Counter (credit to City Square Mall)
SGVegan_Food Bank Box at City Square Mall – Level 2 besides the Customer Service Counter (credit to City Square Mall)

I for one am glad that there is an additional recycling bin, specially for food at City Square Mall. With already present recyling bins for general waste (cans, plastic, paper, trash) and cosmetics (facial products, make-up removers, shampoos, shower foams, body lotions, City Square Mall is worthy of being known as Singapore’s first eco-friendly mall! Now my only hope is that they have a vegetarian store available at the food court…heehee 🙂

How does Food Box Bank help Mother Earth?

Did you know 2180 tonnes of food are dumped every day? That’s the equivalent of 110 double decker buses!

We are often guilty of buying too much food or receive lots of snacks during Christmas which would otherwise be wasted when they are left to expire on our shelves at home. The Food Bank Singapore has set up a Food Bank Box at City Square Mall to collect these items which would then be shared with Family Service Centres, Soup Kitchens and other Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs).

Spread the word and let’s help the needy (and environment)! 🙂

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Author: amandateng

I blog about Healthy Living in Singapore.

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