Well Attended Classic Car Event Hailed a Success

More planned after £750 raised for Hounslow Community Foodbox

Well Attended Classic Car Event Hailed a Success
The cars on display on Homefield Road

Organisers of a classic car show held on Homefield Road in Chiswick on Sunday 5 July have raised £750 for Hounslow Community Foodbox (HFB) as well as collecting a dozen food parcel donations.

They described the event as well-attended and said, given the enthusiasm from owners and attendees, further events are likely.

Cars on show included a 1930's Austin 7, a 1948 supercharged MG TC, a 1973 Porsche 911T with RSR racing engine, a 1950's Jaguar XK140, a Daimler 2.5 litre V8 and a Jaguar 4.2 litre E-type (both from 1967), a 1978 VW Beetle convertible and a 1993 Mini.

HFB was set up in 2013 and is based in Brentford. FoodBox’s referral partners are professionals or volunteers working in the community such as children’s centres, Citizens Advice Bureau, GPs, housing associations, Jobcentre Plus and London Borough of Hounslow Housing Strategy and Solutions, and Adult Social Care and Children’s Services.

Food packages contain non-perishable essentials such as pasta, rice and tinned food. The food package should last the recipient and their household around three days.

HFB is a volunteer-run charity serving the needs of local people. The current crisis has increased the need for its services in Chiswick and the Hounslow borough more generally and anyone who would like to support HFB should visit the website (hounslowfoodbox.org.uk) and scroll to the bottom of the page, where they can either make a donation through Justgiving.com or contact the treasurer Philip Jones for financial or volunteering opportunities.

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July 7, 2020