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Southend Metro Bank Appeals for Donations for Turning Tides this Easter

31st March 2023

Metro Bank’s Southend store is collecting Easter Egg donations to help support Turning Tides as part of its Easter appeal.l.

Turning Tides is part of SAVS - an independent charity for voluntary service. Turning Tides promotes active citizenship and offers a range of activities for young people living in disadvantaged areas of Central Southend.

Southend residents and businesses can donate any size Easter Egg at its Victoria Centre store.

“Easter is a highlight for chocolate treats in any kid’s calendar and as a community bank we want to really help everyone be able to celebrate despite the challenging economic times,” explains Southend Metro Bank Store Manager, James Farmer.  “We want to spread that joy by collecting as many Easter Eggs as possible to donate to the community.  Southend’s generosity has meant we have already received 15 donations and we are hoping to collect at least 30.”

Metro Bank’s Southend store is located at G19-G21 The Victoria Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2NG. The store is open Monday to Saturday: 8.30am to 6pm, Sundays: 11am to 5pm.